A. Mark Nicewicz Esq.

Mark Nicewicz, Esq. is an experienced trial lawyer in state and federal courts in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area with over 25 years of experience. He has aggressively and successfully represented hundreds of clients in a broad range of cases involving criminal and traffic defense. Mr. Nicewicz did his undergraduate study at Marquette University where he was a member of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He went on to receive his law degree from the highly acclaimed University of Virginia.

Mr. Nicewicz has an extensive trial practice. Consequently, his hours vary considerably based upon his trial schedule. As a general rule, his office hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. He will also occasionally schedule client visits on Saturdays. Mr. Nicewicz charges a flat fee for most criminal misdemeanor and traffic matters. Traffic Defense cases such as DWI and Reckless Driving are usually charged at a fee from $500 to $2000, as are misdemeanor criminal defense cases. For most felony criminal defense, Mr. Nicewicz charges an hourly rate of $300.00 and requires an initial retainer of generally $2000-$5000. Sometimes, Mr. Nicewicz will agree to a slightly smaller retainer if the client has financial difficulty paying the retainer.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • DUI/DWI
  • Traffic Violations
  • Reckless Driving
  • Felonies and Misdemeanors

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1985
  • District of Columbia, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1985
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. – 1985
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 1982
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Economics & Philosophy