Brad J. Williams


DUI/DWI & Criminal Law Qualifications 

  • Board Certified DUI Defense Specialist    
    • In 2017, Mr. Williams became the first and ONLY lawyer in the State of Arkansas to achieve Board Certification in DUI Defense (National College for DUI Defense, Board Certifying Authority).

  • ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer Scientist    
    • In 2016, Mr. Williams became the first and ONLY lawyer in the State of Arkansas to be designated by the American Chemical Society's Chemistry and the Law Division as an ACS-CHAL Forensic Lawyer Scientist.
  • Forensic Chromatography II Course presented by the American Chemical Society and Axion Laboratories (2015 - Chicago, IL)
  • An advanced course, covering the theories and principles underlying forensic chromatography, the process used to analyze blood and urine samples.
  • Solid Dose Drug Analysis Course presented by the American Chemical Society and Axion Laboratories (2015 - Chicago, IL)
    • An advanced course, focusing on pre-consumption form testing for controlled substances
    • Mr. Williams and Mr. Bennett are the ONLY criminal defense lawyers in Arkansas with this training.
  • Forensic Drug Analysis Course presented by the American Chemical Society and Axion Laboratories (2015 - Chicago, IL)
    • An advanced course, focusing on the analystical techniques used to analyze seized drugs, including balances, colormetric testing, FTIR, TLC, microscopy, and GC-MS.
    • Mr. Williams and Mr. Bennett are the ONLY criminal defense lawyers in Arkansas with this training.
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2015 - New Orleans, LA)
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2014 - New Orleans, LA)
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2013 - New Orleans, LA)
  • Forensic Chromatography Course presented by the American Chemical Society and Axion Laboratories (2012 - Chicago, IL)
    • An advanced course, covering the theories and principles underlying forensic chromatography, the process used to analyze blood and urine samples.
    • Mr. Williams and Mr. Bennett are 2 of only 3 DWI lawyers in Arkansas with this training.
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2012 - New Orleans, LA)
  • Pharmacology / Toxicology Principles in the Courtroom: DUID and Drug Cases Seminar (2012 - Atlanta, GA)
    • An advanced seminar taught by the country's preeminent experts in Pharmacological and Toxicological principles as they apply to representing persons accused of DWI - Drugs.
  • DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Refresher Course (2011 - San Antonio, TX)
    • The same three (3) day training course given to police officers to qualify them to perform standardized field sobriety testing.
    • Recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2011 - New Orleans, LA)
  • DUI Training ("Taking Care of Business") presented by the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2010 - Tunica, MS)
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2010 - New Orleans, LA)
  • Intoximeter EC/IR II Breathalyzer Device Course (2010 - Mount Magazine State Park, AR)
    • Starting in 2009, the EC/IR II has begun to replace the BAC DataMaster as the evidentiary breathalyzer used by law enforcement agencies in Arkansas.
    • This course provided an in-depth anaylysis of the theory and science underlying the EC/IR II breathalyzer.
  • DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor Course (2009 - Atlanta, GA)
    • The same four (4) day training course given to police officers to qualify them to instruct and train other police officers and persons to perform standardized field sobriety testing.
    • Recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) (2009 - Atlanta, GA)
    • The same two (2) day training course given to police officers to qualify them to detect drugged drivers.
    • Recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
    • Mr. Williams and Mr. Bennett are the 1st and ONLY DWI lawyers in Arkansas with this training.
  • Alco-Sensor FST Operator Certification presented by Intoximeters, Inc. of Saint Louis, MO (2009)
    • The Alco-Sensor is a series of portable breathalyzers used by law enforcement. 
    • This certification course covers the theory, operation, and maintenance of the Alco-Sensor FST model of breathalyzer and certifies the participant to operate the Alco-Sensor FST.
  • Alco-Sensor FST Supervisor Certification presented by Intoximeters, Inc. of Saint Louis, MO (2009)  
    • This certification course covers the same material as the Operator course with the addition of the calibration of the Alco-Sensor FST, and it certifies the participant to supervise the operation of the Alco-Sensor FST.
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2009 - New Orleans, LA)
  • Certification in Operation and Maintenance of BAC DataMaster (2009 - Mansfield, OH)
    • The BAC DataMaster is the brand of "breathalyzer" that is currently used in the State of Arkansas.  However, it is currently being replaced by the Intoximeter EC/IR II.
    • This certification course at the BAC DataMaster factory in Mansfield, OH, covers the theory and science of evidential breath alcohol testing and certifies the participant to operate and perform essential diagnostic verifications and calibration checks on the BAC DataMaster.
  • Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) Course for legal professionals (2008 - Atlanta, GA)
    • A three (3) day overview of the course given to law enforcement officers trained to arrest individuals for "DWI Drugs."
    • Recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
    • Mr. Williams and Mr. Bennett are the 1st and ONLY DUI lawyers in Arkansas with this training.
  • Graduate of the prestigious Trial Practice Institute of the National Criminal Defense College at Mercer University School of Law (2008 - Macon, GA)
  • DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course (2008 - Dallas, TX)
    • The same three (3) day training course given to police officers to qualify them to perform standardized field sobriety testing.
    • Recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
  • "Mastering Scientific Evidence" presented by the National College for DUI Defense (2008 - Dallas, TX)

Awards 


Speaking/Training Engagements​ 


Education 

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law (Little Rock, Arkansas)
    • Juris Doctor, 2004
  • Hendrix College (Conway, Arkansas)
    • Bachelor of Arts in History with minor in Economics, 2000

Legal Background 

  • Law Offices of Bennett & Williams, Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Bar Admissions 

  • Arkansas, 2004
  • United States District Court, Eastern & Western Districts, 2005
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2005