The problem is that only a DWI attorney can determine whether or not your case is worth fighting. An experienced criminal lawyer may uncover defenses that are unknown to a lay person, even when the evidence against you appears overwhelming. There are many cases where an experienced DWI lawyer can make the difference between a permanent conviction on your record and the complete dismissal of the charge. Why open yourself up to pleading guilty in front of a hanging judge when you could have been advised by your lawyer to judge shop?