Justin Beckham

Beckham Solis, Attorneys at Law

Criminal Defense Attorney | Serving Miami, FL

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2420 SW 22nd Street
Miami, FL 33145

Unprecedented Results. Unrivaled Advocates

With more than 75 years of combined experience, our outstanding lawyers at Beckham Solis, Attorneys at Law have defended thousands of clients in the Miami Dade Courthouse for DUI. As your attorneys, we will protect your rights, and help advise you of possible immigration or job-related consequences. We will also keep you out of the courtroom as much as possible, saving you precious time and money. As you may notice, most law firms handle DUI cases all over South Florida and the State of Florida. We've protected the rights of countless former clients and we are ready to do the same for you.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

DUI:

  • Driver's License Restoration
  • DMV Hearing
  • DUI Penalties
  • DUI with Drugs
  • DUI with Injury
  • Felony DUI
  • Field Sobriety Tests
  • Leaving the Scene
  • Multiple DUI
  • Out-of-State DUI
  • Sealing and Expungement
  • Under 21 DUI
  • Your DUI Defense
  • Espanol
  • DUI Manslaughter
  • CDL DUI
  • BUI
  • Breath & Blood Tests
  • BAC
  • Accolades
  • 10 Day Rule

Call Beckham Solis, Attorneys at Law today at 786-598-8190 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Justin Beckham

Since 2002, Justin K. Beckham has exclusively practiced Criminal Defense in Miami-Dade County. After earning the highest award in the University of Miami Moot Court program during law school, he joined the Office of the Miami-Dade County Public Defender.

He successfully defended thousands of clients at the Juvenile, Misdemeanor, and Felony Levels, taking nearly 50 cases to trial and earning several acquittals. He began his own law practice in 2006, concentrating in criminal cases with a specialization in DUI Defense. Since 2008 along with the work of his law partner, Helmuth Solis, Justin’s DUI knowledge and experience has led to over 50 DUI dismissals per year!

Accolades & Credentials

Justin was included in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars? list in the area of Criminal Defense and DUI from 2010 through 2012, and 2015, an award bestowed to only the top 2.5% of practicing attorneys in the State of Florida. Furthermore, the attorney has also been accepted as a member of The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC (or NAFDD). The exclusive organization is reserved for criminal defense lawyers who are recognized as being the United States' top DUI defense attorneys. Less than 1% of licensed lawyers in the state of Florida are members of NAFDD

Memberships & Associations

  • Former Assistant Miami-Dade County Public Defender
  • Defended thousands of criminal cases at every level including Juvenile, Misdemeanor and Felony in Miami-Dade County
  • Inclusion in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars? list in the areas of Criminal Defense and DUI, 2010-2012 and 2015
  • Practicing criminal law exclusively in Miami-Dade County since 2002
  • Member of Florida Bar since 2002
  • Doctorate Degree from University of Florida and the University of Miami
  • Undergraduate Degree from Emory University
  • Member, The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC (NAFDD)
  • Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association (CABA)
  • Member, Dade County Trial Lawyers Association (DCTLA)
  • Member, Dade County Bar Association (DCBA)
  • Certified Operator/Technician of the Intoxilyzer 8000

Attorney Helmuth Solis

In 2010, “Super Lawyers” named Helmuth a “Rising Star” in the practice area of DUI Defense. This award is given annually to the top 2.5% of practicing attorneys in the State of Florida. Since 2008 along with his law partner, Justin K. Beckham, Helmuth’s hard work and DUI knowledge has accounted for over 50 DUI dismissals per year!

Helmuth Solis was born and raised in Miami, Florida where he has lived all of his life. He graduated from Florida International University, with honors, acquiring a Bachelor of Arts. He immediately proceeded to law school, where he earned his law degree from the University of Miami, with honors.

After law school, Helmuth began his career in Criminal Law as an Assistant State Attorney at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office. As a DUI Prosecutor, Helmuth quickly rose to the position of DUI training attorney, where he trained other attorneys on the law relating to DUI. Now, as a defense attorney, Helmuth uses his talent and knowledge to thoroughly defend those accused of DUI.

Knowledgeable & Dedicated Defense Attorney

Helmuth continues to refine his knowledge of DUI by actively attending various seminars and workshops pertaining to DUI defense throughout the nation and state. He strives to be up to date on all new case law and issues relating to intoxilyzers, field sobriety exercises and unconstitutional stops.

  • Former Miami-Dade Assistant State Attorney
  • Former DUI Training Attorney, Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office
  • “Super Lawyers, Rising Star” in the practice area of DUI Defense, 2010
  • Member, Florida Bar
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association
  • Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
  • Graduate, University of Miami School of Law

The State DISMISSED the DUI. - 2011Case 1229-XEB

At 7:50 PM, Police responded to an accident where the Defendant backed into a parked vehicle. The Defendant spontaneously stammered “I have been drinking” and said he had four cups of whiskey before he attempted to get in his vehicle and drive home. The defendant blew a .205 and .212 in his breathalyzer results and was arrested for DUI.


The State dropped the DUI - 2015Case: 6304-XEM

At 2:28 am, the arresting officer observed the Defendant’s vehicle driving recklessly and going an unlawful speed of 104mph in a posted 55mph zone. The officer initiated a traffic stop, and approached the driver’s side to observe the Defendant. The officer noticed that the Defendant had multiple signs of impairment such as: bloodshot, watery eyes, flushed face, slurred speech, and an odor of alcohol emitting from the Defendant’s breath. Once the officer began the field sobriety exercises, the Defendant was unable to correctly pass the test, and was arrested and charged for DUI. The Defendant also blew a .190/.195 in the breathalyzer, which is well over double the legal limit in Florida.


The State DISMISSED the DUI. - 2009Case 5941-ECF

At 2:52 AM, the Police responded to the scene of car accident, in which the Defendant had crashed into a pole near the 500 block of US1 in Coral Gables after driving home from a strip club. When Police arrived, the Defendant was laying on the ground, as civilians had removed him from the vehicle. The Defendant was conscious, however Police decided to take his blood against his consent. There were no reports filled out by Police, and the Defendant was charged with DUI.


The State dropped the DUI - 2015Case: 7104-XEM

At 1:30 am, officers viewed the Defendant’s vehicle swerving and unable to maintain the single lane. They initiated a traffic stop, approached the Defendant, and noticed the Defendant’s bloodshot eyes, and a strong odor of alcohol coming from the Defendant’s breath. The Defendant also had a slurred and mumbled speech during the officer’s questioning. After the Defendant’s inability to pass the standardized sobriety test, the Defendant was arrested for DUI. The Defendant also provided a breath sample of .116/.118 in the breathalyzer.


The State DISMISSED the DUI. - 2009Case 9377-XEC

At 3:56 AM, Police observed the Defendant perform an illegal U-Turn on 41st Street, Miami Beach. The Defendant also failed to use a turn signal. Police stopped the Defendant, who had the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her person. She then failed the roadsides, and admitted to drinking several glasses of wine at a restaurant on Miami Beach. The Defendant refused to blow into the breathalyzer.


The State dropped the DUI - 2015Case: 7088-XEX

At 2:32 am, an officer noticed the Defendant weaving in between cars and lanes, and then run a steady red light. Once the Defendant was pulled over, the officer noticed the Defendant had many signs of impairment: bloodshot, watery eyes, flushed face, slurred and mumbled speech, and an odor of alcohol coming from the Defendant’s breath. The Defendant also admitted to having 6 glasses of whiskey, before driving. The Defendant was then instructed to complete the field sobriety exercises, and was unable to meet the standard. The Defendant was arrested for DUI, and then blew a .172/.171 in the breathalyzer, which is double the legal limit.


The State DISMISSED the DUI. - 2011Case 6645-XEE

At 1:37 AM Police observed Defendant turn right, onto the sidewalk, and crash into a crosswalk pole and sign. Defendant proceeded to drag the sign under his vehicle over 2000 feet without any attempt to stop or report the incident. Defendant could not stand on his own to perform the roadsides and the exercises attempted were stopped for his safety. Defendant was wearing a bloody Mickey Mouse shirt and had no shoes on. Defendant blew .168 and .151 and was arrested for DUI.


The State dropped the DUI - 2015Case: 6314-XEQ

At 3:39 am, an officer observed the Defendant run a red light, and therefore initiated a traffic stop. The officer approached the Defendant and noticed that the Defendant displayed the signs of impairment that included: bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and flushed face. During the sobriety exercises, the Defendant was swaying from side to side and kept loosing balance throughout. The Defendant was unable to pass the test and was arrested for DUI, after blowing a .128/.129 in the breathalyzer.


The State DISMISSED the DUI. - 2009Case 3132-XEJ

At 12:48 AM, Doral Police watched the Defendant run a red light, and then stopped the Defendant. As he exited the vehicle, the Police turned the investigation into a DUI investigation, claiming the Defendant had slurred speech. The video showed the Defendant did not have slurred speech, but Police arrested him anyway. The Defendant successfully blew under the legal limit into the breathalyzer.


The State dropped the DUI - 2015Case: 1433-XEU

At 3:15 am, an officer observed the Defendant driving and unable to maintain the single lane. The officer conducted a traffic stop and approached the Defendant on the driver’s side door. The Defendant had glossy, bloodshot eyes, and there was an odor of alcohol coming from the Defendant that the officer noticed. When the Defendant stepped out of the car to perform the field sobriety exercises, the Defendant had extreme difficulty maintaining balance and posture. The Defendant was arrested for DUI and refused to provide a breath sample.

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