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If you’ve been charged with reckless driving, what you decide to do next can impact your entire life. Here are two things you need to do after receiving a reckless driving ticket.

The first thing you should do after receiving a reckless driving or serious traffic violation ticket is to contact a lawyer.

Don’t even think about attempting to fight the charges without first contacting a lawyer to discuss the case. Reckless driving tickets are a big deal, which is why you should leave the court arguments to the professionals.

And this is true for other serious traffic violations as well, such as hit and run, eluding an officer or driving on a suspended license.

Second, we recommend that you visit a driver improvement clinic. Driver improvement clinics help improve your driving record and show the judge that you take the charge seriously.

Your lawyer should be able to tell you which clinics will best serve your needs.

Are You Currently Battling a Reckless Driving Ticket?

If you’re currently battling a reckless driving ticket, don’t fight it without a lawyer. Reckless driving tickets could have long-lasting effects on your driving record. And you don’t want to deal with the consequences of having one on your record.

That said, contact us for a consultation today. We may be able to help you get that ticket reduced or dropped.

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
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