Attorney Profile

Tom Nash — Monterey County’s DUI Guy

For over 30 years, drug defense attorney Thomas Vinson Nash has served the Monterey County community and surrounding area. This experience has led to an understanding of the local court systems and the processes undertaken by law enforcement in matters such as DUI arrests. Having a lawyer with the familiarity of the systems and processes that affect you in a criminal charge may have a profound effect upon the outcome of your case. To find out more information about attorney Tom Nash, we invite you to read the attorney profile below. You may also contact the Law Offices of Thomas Vinson Nash in Carmel, California, to schedule a free initial consultation with Tom Nash. Trust Monterey County’s DUI guy to resolve your criminal defense matter and obtain the best possible solution.

Tom Nash has been trying and winning cases in Monterey County for over 30 years. His offices are conveniently located in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea in Heather Glen Court on Mission Street north of Eighth.

Tom is Past President of the area’s Trial Lawyer Association, a former Carmel-by-the-Sea Planning Commissioner, served for many years as the Monterey Bar Association representative on the board of the Sixth District Appellate Panel and is a long time listed contributor to the authoritative California Drunk Driving Law by Kuwach, Burglin and Simons. He belongs to numerous professional organizations including  National College of DUI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, California DUI Lawyer Assoc., California Attorneys for Criminal Justice and aligns practice with the NAACP.org.

Mr. Nash is the third generation of his family to practice law and the great-nephew of the late Kenneth L. Nash, Former Chief Justice of the District Court System of Massachusetts.

Known widely in Monterey County as the DUI Guy because of his expertise and winning record in Driving under the Influence Cases, he continues to represent clients in other areas of Criminal Defense, such as Domestic Violence, Marijuana Drug Defense and Medical Narcotic Offenses and other misdemeanor or felony matters.

Areas of Practice:
Criminal Law
Drunk Driving
Drug Defense
Marijuana Law

Litigation Percentage:
90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
California, 1983
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1984

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Monterey – Trial Lawyer Association
Past President

Monterey County Bar Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

California DUI Lawyers Association

California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

National College of DUI Defense