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Our Clients

Our clients include over 100 Dram Shop, Liquor Liability, Personal Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Premise Liability, and Wrongful Death attorneys. Preston Rideout, Silver Gordon, and Kim Schioldan’s hospitality consulting exceeds 250 restaurants, nightclubs, and bars.

Preston Rideout is a bar operations expert with 25 years of experience and 75 alcohol safety certifications. He is the CEO of Rideout Hospitality and Founder of The Dram Shop Experts. He provides Dram Shop Expert Witness Testimony related to alcohol service, policy, procedure, bartender training, operations, and management oversight.

Silver Gordon is a U.S. Army Veteran with 30 years of nightclub and bar experience. While in the military, Silver Gordon served in the Army Intelligence Corp before transitioning to the 11th Group U.S. ARMY Special Forces. After military service, Silver Gordon worked as a private contractor specializing in logistics and high-value target security. After private contracting, Silver Gordon opened over 100 bars across the United States and worldwide. Silver Gordon provides responsible alcohol service and security use of force dram shop expert witness testimony.

Kim Schioldan is a Casino Nightclub Security Expert and Former Executive Security Director for Hakkasan in Las Vegas. He has 30 years of high-volume nightclub experience and large-scale music festival security experience. He provides Dram Shop Testimony related to casino security, nightclub security, festival security, high-risk event management, and large-scale altercations.


Understanding Dram Shop Laws and How Our Clients Benefit

Preston Rideout, Silver Gordon, and Kim Schioldan each have 30 years of nightclub and bar experience. Collectively, we’ve opened and operated over 250 restaurants, nightclubs and bars. Our comprehensive insight into all aspects of alcohol service, bar repositions, and security provide powerful insight into drug laws and compliance.

How Dram Shop Experts Can Help

Dram shop experts are attorneys who deeply understand dram shop laws in their state. They can investigate the circumstances of your case, gather evidence, and build a strong case to hold the establishment accountable.

  • Our Dram Shop experts will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your case.
  • Our experts will gather evidence to support your claim.
  • Our experts will build a strong case for your client.

The Importance of Choosing the Right Dram Shop Expert

Choosing the right Dram Shop expert is essential to maximizing your chances of success. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a Dram Shop expert:

  • Experience: Look for an attorney who has experience handling Dram Shop cases. An experienced attorney will understand the nuances of dram shop laws and will know how to build a strong case.
  • Track record: Ask the attorney about their track record in handling Dram Shop cases. A lawyer with a successful track record is more likely to be successful in your case.
  • Resources: Ensure the attorney has the necessary resources to investigate your case thoroughly. This may include access to investigators, accident reconstruction experts, and other experts.

The Dram Shop Experts’ Difference

At Dram Shop Experts, we are committed to helping you obtain victory for your client. Our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to investigating Dram Shop cases and holding establishments accountable.

  • We offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
  • We will work closely with you throughout the litigation.
  • We will aggressively represent your interests.

Contact The Dram Shop Experts Today

Contact our team to retain The Dram Shop Experts. We will provide powerful insight into every aspect of responsible alcohol service, industry-standard bar operations, and intoxication identification. We will fight, by your side, to prosecute or defend your dram shop claim. Call Preston Rideout (662) 466-6045 to discuss Dram Shop Expert Witness Testimony.

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