Award Winning DWI/DUI and Criminal Defense Attorneys


Attorney Doug Norwood has been named by the Arkansas Times as one of the “Best Criminal Law/DWI Lawyers in Arkansas. SuperLawyers magazine named him “SuperLawyer for the Mid-South Region” five years running.

MediaHe’s also been called “the champion of the little man as underdog” and “one of the most knowledgeable attorneys on criminal matters” by The Daily Record, and “one of the state’s top DWI defense attorneys” by the Arkansas Times. The Los Angeles Times referred to him as one of the most prominent defense attorneys in Northwest Arkansas.

He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, ABC Good Morning America, CNN Crossfire, ABC 20/20, Court TV’s Body of Evidence, Canadian Broadcasting Fifth Estate, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, and a large number of appearances on local Northwest Arkansas television news programs.

Through his 25 years defending the people of Northwest Arkansas, Doug Norwood has been in the news more times than he can remember, most notably, as a defender of civil rights and the U.S. Constitution.


Media Mentions

New Development in Ecclesia College Kickback Case - December 19, 2017

NORTHWEST, Ark. — (KNWA) – New details have emerged in the Ecclesia College case involving a former state senator and two other men. Earlier this year a former State Senator Jon Woods was accused of accepting kickbacks from Ecclesia College, after directing grants to the university. Now a defense attorney in the case has filed […]

Lower Alcohol Limits

One News Page - January 29, 2016

Proposal Seeks to Lower Legal Drinking Limit - January 28, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) –  Drunk drivers kill 10,000 people every year according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Arkansas State Police say 135 people died in Arkansas in 2014 alone. Now, the NTSB is calling on lawmakers across the country to adopt a proposal lowering the legal blood alcohol concentration level. The last time […]

Arkansas is a ‘No Refusal’ State - June 29, 2015

ARKANSAS– Drinking and driving don’t mix and neither does drinking and boating. With the busy and celebratory weekend ahead, law enforcement will be out on full alert. “They can forcibly hold you down and take a blood test from you. They can actually take a urine test from you against your will,” Attorney, Doug Norwood, said. A […]

Doug Norwood

  • SuperLawyer™
  • Former Deputy Prosecuter
  • Defended over 25,000 cases
  • Defended over 8,000 DWIs
  • Serving NWA since 1988
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated
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