Do I Need a DUI Attorney After a DWI Charge in Fairfax County?

Have you heard the phrase, “innocent until proven guilty?” If you haven’t, it basically means that until the prosecutor has presented enough evidence to convict you of a charge, you are considered innocent. Unfortunately, when you’re arrested for a DUI, it seems to be the opposite. Once you’ve been charged with driving under the influence, it…

The Most Common Causes for Reckless Driving Charges in Fairfax County

As of 2017, there were 6,087,245 licensed drivers in the state of Virginia. There was even more registered vehicles, sitting at a whopping high of 8,234,406! So it comes as no surprise that many people are on the receiving end of reckless driving charges. Reckless driving in Virginia is a disregard for the safety of your fellow road-sharers. But…

Miranda and Beyond: Know Your Rights When Arrested in Fairfax County, Virginia

If you’ve ever watched a murder mystery or police procedural television show, you are already familiar with the concept of Miranda rights. Being read the Miranda warning informs an arrestee that he or she has the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney, and the right to have an attorney provided if he…

What Should You Do After Being Charged With a DWI in Fairfax County?

If you’ve just been arrested for a DWI in Fairfax County, chances are there’s a lot running through your mind right now. You’re scared and worried about what’s going to come next. Unfortunately, with 7,285 alcohol-related crashes and 248 deaths in 2017, Virginia isn’t messing around. If you’re charged with driving under the influence, you can’t afford…

How to Find a Reckless Driving Lawyer in Fairfax County

Especially in Virginia, it can be tough to understand what constitutes reckless driving. For example, reckless driving isn’t just about speeding and breaking basic traffic laws. You could also be charged for following another car too closely, or passing another car incorrectly when you thought you were in the right. If you’ve been charged with…

Reckless Driving Charge: What it is and What to Do About It

Speeding has caused almost one-third of motor vehicle fatalities in the last 2 decades. This driving behavior is reckless driving in some states. The penalties for this conduct vary from state to state. The state of Virginia has some of the most strict reckless driving laws. If you drive 20 miles per hour or more over the…

What is the Penalty For Reckless Driving in Fairfax County, Virginia?

With almost 264 million registered vehicles and 218 million drivers, US roads are some of the busiest in the world. That also makes them some of the most dangerous in terms of motor vehicle accidents, not just in Fairfax County, Virginia. With 40,000 traffic-related deaths in 2017, road safety has become a public health issue. Among the top causes are:…

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