Attorney Mindy H. McQueen

Attorney Mindy H. McQueen

Attorney Mindy H. McQueen has been practicing criminal law both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney for over 20 years. She has handled more than 70 jury trials and has instructed police officers, Police Academy trainees, prosecutors and other attorneys.  She is licensed to administer the same Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs) the police officer gave you in the field, so she is able to hone in on mistakes the officers made in the field.  Mindy enjoys a great reputation and receives many DUI referrals from other lawyers and from past and current clients. Her practice is based in Simi Valley, it is limited to DUI defense and DMV issues (including negligent operator hearings).

Associations

Mindy is a member of the California DUI Lawyers Association, the National College for DUI Defense, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar, California Public Defenders Association, Women Lawyers of Ventura County, and the California, Ventura County and Alaska Bar Associations.

Bar Admission

Admitted to practice law in California in 1998
Licensed in Alaska since 1989

Practice Areas

Criminal law, specializing in drunk driving (DUI) defense and DMV issues.

Education

Ms. McQueen graduated from the University of Washington and received her Juris Doctorate degree in 1988 from the University of Denver College of Law.

Recent Seminars:

  • CA DUI Lawyers All Day DUI Seminar, March 2012
  • Inspecting Blood Alcohol Chromatograms (Intermediate), Fall 2011
  • Introduction to Blood Alcohol Chromatograms, Summer 2011
  • CA DUI Lawyers All Day DUI Seminar, March 2010
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 10/30/09-11/6/09
  • Rules of the Road, Cutting Edge Issues, Fall 2009
  • CA DUI Lawyers All Day DUI Seminar, March 2009
  • CA DUI Lawyers All Day DUI Seminar, March 2008
  • National Association CA Defense Attorneys, Making Over Your DUI Practice, 2006
  • National College for DUI Defense, 2006 Fall Session
  • CA DUI Lawyers All Day DUI Seminar, March 2006
  • NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing Certification, 10/28/05-10/30/05
  • California Public Defenders Association All Day DUI Seminar, Summer 2005
  • CA DUI Lawyers All Day DUI Seminar, March 2005
  • National College for DUI Defense, 2004 Winter Session
  • DMV and the Elderly Driver, Winter 2004
  • Rules of the Road, Cutting Edge Issues, Fall 2004
  • DUI from A to DMV, California Deuce Defenders, Summer 2004
  • DUIs and the DMV, 2003
  • Rules of the Road, Cutting Edge Issues, Fall 2003
  • Steering Clear in DUI Representation, Fall 2003
  • DUI Defense, California Public Defenders Assoc, Summer 2003
  • Rules of the Road, Cutting Edge Issues, Fall 2002
  • DUI Defense, California Public Defenders Association, Summer 2002
  • Current Issues in DUI, Spring 2002
  • DUI Trial Workshop, 2002

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