What to Do If Your Child Is Charged with a Juvenile Crime

According to the ACLU, 60,000 minors are currently incarcerated in the United States. While counting your child among them is a nightmare scenario, it does happen to many families. If you don’t know your rights and determine the next steps, this situation could rip your family apart. Luckily, a high-quality attorney may help you prove…

A Guide to Hiring a Attorney When Charged With Grand Larceny

Accused of grand larceny and staring down the frightening corridor of the justice system? The panic you’re feeling isn’t unique, but it can be incapacitating. The stakes in a grand larceny case are too high to go it alone. You’re not just fighting for your freedom; you’re fighting for your future, your reputation, and your…

How to Beat a DUI in Fairfax County: Advice From a Defense Attorney

You’ve just experienced one of the most frightening moments in a driver’s life: being charged with a DUI. A DUI conviction can result in a suspended license, jail time, and hefty fines. It can also have a negative impact on your job, your relationships, and your overall quality of life. In this article, we will…

How Long Does Reckless Driving Stay On Your Record in Virginia?

Virginia drivers, ease off the gas. Cops never shy away from giving speeding tickets. Each year, they dole them to 41 million drivers for a total of $6 billion in traffic fines. That said, there’s a big difference between going ten over the speed limit and reckless driving. Reckless driving not only endangers the lives of others, but…

Charged with a DUI: The Importance of a Traffic Defense Lawyer

1.5 million people are charged with driving under the influence of either drugs or alcohol in the United States. Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious legal matter that can have far-reaching consequences. From legal penalties to potential damage to one’s reputation and personal life, the ramifications of a DUI conviction…

Traffic Defense Lawyer: Virginia Traffic Laws You Need to Know

Virginia driving laws are important to follow. Unfortunately, not everyone in that state has gotten this message. The Old Dominion has more reckless driving incidents per capita than any other state and has the second-highest number of speeding tickets in the country. With that in mind, it is important to know what the most important…

6 Tips for Hiring a Traffic Defense Attorney in Fairfax, VA

Did you know that the average Virginia driver who receives a speeding ticket will need to pay an additional 1,100 dollars per year for auto insurance? In the face of such a staggering number, you may find yourself in need of a reliable traffic defense lawyer. No one anticipates getting a traffic ticket. And finding…

What Is Petty Larceny? How Can a VA Defense Attorney Help?

Are you or someone you know concerned about a petty larceny charge in Virginia? But what is petty larceny, and what impact will it have on you? Understanding the law can be complicated, which is why it’s important to understand what constitutes petty larceny in Virginia law. It’s also useful to know the possible penalties.…

7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Virginia Traffic Attorney

Virginia came in second place for the highest number of speeding tickets in 2021. Whether you’ve been charged with driving recklessly or simply want to contest a speeding ticket, it’s important to have the law on your side. To do this you need a traffic attorney to help you state your case. Not only does a traffic attorney…

Common Reckless Driving Offenses and Their Consequences

Did you know that speeding was responsible for causing more than eleven thousand deaths in 2020? Reckless driving endangers not only the driver but also passengers and pedestrians. In recent years, the number of reckless driving incidents has increased. Reckless driving offenses might include speeding, improper lane changes, and driving under the influence of alcohol. The consequences of…

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • 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


  • 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