Can you get a good job if convicted of a dui as a teen?
I was convicted of a dui at only 19 years old. I have definitely learned my lesson and plan on going back to school in August. I had to take this past year off due to not having a license. But once I graduate college will I even have a chance at getting a decent job? I plan on becoming a certified public accountant I just don't know if I will be able to now that I have this on my record.
Asked By: - 5/20/2011
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You wrote: "...I was convicted of a dui at only 19 years old... More
Answered By: Stuart - 5/20/2011
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Answered By: Happy Cat - 5/20/2011
Lots of people with "good" jobs have DUI records. Some have multiple convictions and jail time. I would not recommend trying to get a job where you will be required to drive any company equipment, though. Most insurance companies frown on past DUIs, at least for a few years... More
Answered By: out2lunch4now2 - 5/20/2011
I wouldn't worry about it, unless you are required to drive during the normal course and scope of your employment (a non-issue in this context). I have a DUI myself, and have a job that would be considered lucrative and prestigious by most... More
Answered By: Todd Jackson - 5/23/2011
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