Attorney William T. Bly Maine's Premier DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney


Maine Criminal Attorney

Maine DUI Attorney

There are numerous ways that a person can be charged with DUI in Maine, including blood tests, breath tests, and field sobriety tests.

Maine Criminal Defense Lawyer

Criminal charges are a common occurrence, but many people are unaware of the lasting impact that a criminal conviction will have on their future.

Maine Family Law Attorney

If you are seeking a divorce, having child custody issues or facing any other family legal matter, The Law Offices of William T. Bly can help.

Maine Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or a loved one have been the victim of negligence in a car accident, slip and fall, medical malpractice case or any other accident, call our office for assistance.

The Law Office of William Bly

Here at The Law Office of William T. Bly, we provide professional and aggressive criminal defense representation that exceeds the expectations of our clients and secures their freedom and their future.

Aggressive Legal Representation For All Your Legal Needs

Criminal Defense: If you have been charged with assault, theft, drug possession or any other type of crime in Maine, you have come to the right place. We provide professional and aggressive criminal defense representation that exceeds the expectations of our clients and secures their freedom in the future.

OUI Defense: Anyone who operates a vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Maine can be charged with OUI. A conviction can result in serious penalties such as license suspension, fines and even jail time. Regardless of the crime, defense options are available to you.

Personal Injury: Anyone who experiences serious injury due to another party's negligence may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, pain and suffering and more. This includes auto accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, and medical malpractice cases.

Why Hire William T. Bly? Attorney Bly has received a 9.4 Rating by AVVO based upon his experience, professional achievements, industry recognition, disciplinary history and other criteria. This honored distinction from the legal experts at AVVO means that our firm is classified in the Superb Category for criminal defense and DUI law. Additionally, Attorney Bly has also been twice named as a New England Super Lawyers ® Rising Star and is an active participant in various professional memberships, such as the following :

  • National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Whether you are looking for an experienced criminal defense lawyer, a DUI attorney, a family law attorney or a personal injury lawyer, we can help you get the results you want. With any legal issue, you should be aware of your rights and the filing deadlines for certain aspects of your case. Having a lawyer on your side is the best was to make sure that everything in your case is handled the best way possible. Call us right now and we will get started working for you!

Maine Criminal Defense Attorney

The state of Maine classifies criminal charges on a scale ranging from Class E misdemeanors up to Class A felonies for certain violent crimes. Regardless of the situation you find yourself in, you can have the confidence to take on your charges in court when you have Attorney William T. Bly on your team. As our firm's founding attorney, he provides professionally aggressive representation that challenges the specific evidence brought against you and protects your rights under the law.

Comprehensive Protection For Your Case

Criminal charges, such as those relating to sex crimes or white collar crimes, can have a devastating impact on your reputation and career. We understand the impact that your criminal case will have on your freedom and your future, and we don't take that responsibility lightly. A skilled Maine criminal defense lawyer from our law firm will treat you with the respect and dignity you deserve, and you will receive timely answers for your questions.

Read about Maine Criminal Defense Commonly Asked Questions.

Maine OUI/DUI Attorney

Have you been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, commonly referred to as OUI or DUI? If a judge finds you guilty of operating a motor vehicle while impaired or with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or greater, you will be liable for penalties such as jail time, steep fines and additional suspensions. Hiring a Portland OUI lawyer is the best way to fight DUI/OUI charges and make sure you get a fair trial. When you are charged with an OUI in Maine, you may feel like your life is over. It is important to remember that you have options. A DUI arrest does not mean that you are guilty.

Attorney Bly is one of southern Maine's renowned defense attorneys for drunk driving charges, and a majority of the firm's case load is devoted to DUI defense. Maine DUI Lawyer William T. Bly has extensive training in DUI defense and is certified as an Intoxilyzer operator and qualified as a Standardized Field Sobriety Test instructor. He uses this knowledge to examine if his clients were treated fairly during their DUI / OUI arrests and to make sure sobriety tests were administered properly. There are few attorneys in New England who can match Attorney Bly's DUI qualifications and successful case record.

Read about the top ten mistakes to avoid your Maine DUI/OUI case.

Maine Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or loved one have been injured or killed in an accident caused by another person's negligence, our personal injury attorneys may be able to help you. When a person is injured in a slip and fall, auto accident, medical malpractice case or any other type of accident where another party neglected their responsibilities, they may be able to get compensation for their medical bills, inability to work and more.

At The Law Offices of William T. Bly, our personal injury attorneys are dedicated helping our clients fight for what they deserve. When you walk into a store, visit the doctor or drive on the roads, you expect a certain amount of care to be taken by the people you encounter to ensure that themselves and those around them are relatively safe. When someone neglects this responsibility and a serious injury or death occurs, Maine law entitles the victim to pursue compensation for their injuries.

Recent Case Results

  • Summary: My client had been charged previously for OUI.  As a result, he was facing a 150 day loss of license.  We requested a hearing with the Bureau of motor vehicles as we had a real issue to contest.  The client had been investigated for pulling into a parking lot and trying to sleep.  This t... Read On

  • Charge:  Operating after Habitual Offender; Violating Conditions of Release Mandatory Minimum Penalties:  30 day loss of license; $500 fine, none of which may be set aside by the court. Maximum Penalties: 1.5 years jail time: $3000 fine Summary: Client, who knew he was under suspension, found ... Read On

  • Charge:  Possession of Alcohol by a  Minor & Transportation of Alcohol by a Minor Maximum Penalties:  60 day loss of license; $1,000.00 fine Summary:  My client was accused of knowingly transporting his friends who were in possession of alcohol.  My client insisted that he had no idea his f... Read On


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What distinguishes our firm from the numerous law firms throughout the state is that we genuinely care about the well-being of our clients. Because Attorney Bly is a sole practitioner, every client receives hands-on and personalized attention from Attorney Bly and our staff throughout the entirety of their case.