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John Naumovski
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Defended 1000s of criminal charges. 12 yrs of courtroom experience. Flat Fees.

Recognized as a "Top 10" Criminal Defense Lawyer by Multiple Legal Organizations, attorney John Naumovski's main focus area is on criminal defense. All cases are handled at a flat, fixed attorney fee. Read More »
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Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
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Go-To Criminal Defense Attorney.

Stephen P. Pfeiffer is known locally as the “Go-To-DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney.” Stephen is a partner at Wolcott Rivers Gates, one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia Beach. Stephen has been... Read More »
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Wayne E. Holcomb
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Virginia Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Let me be the first to welcome you to Holcomb Law. Our firm is devoted to public outreach and education about the legal system, and I have written several articles and e-books on a variety of topics, including divorce,... Read More »
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Ramsey Alnaif
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Real trial experience. High quality and reliable at an affordable flat fee

Represented hundreds of clients facing criminal charges. Knows a lot of criminal law and procedure. Ramsey delivers a high quality and reliable defense at an affordable flat fee. Read more about some of his victories Read More »
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Avery T. Waterman Jr. Esq.
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James City County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(757) 881-9881 322 East Landing
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Consumer
University of Virginia School of Law
Nancy Leong
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James City County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(757) 221-3660 613 S. Henry St.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Criminal
Stanford Univ Law School
Michael Meunier
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James City County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(757) 565-2655 5 Newman Ct
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Criminal
James City County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
204 Boltons Mill Pkwy
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Criminal and Military
University of San Diego School of Law
James City County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(757) 564-7673 156 The Maine
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Criminal and DUI
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
James City County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(757) 345-2562 1308 S Mt Vernon Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Wayne E. Holcomb
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York County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(757) 656-1000 501 Village Avenue
Suite 104
Yorktown/Newport News, VA 23693
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Regent University School of Law
Let me be the first to welcome you to Holcomb Law. Our firm is devoted to public outreach and education about the legal system, and I have written several articles and e-books on a variety of topics, including divorce, child custody, mediation, reckless driving, DUI defense, criminal defense and expungement of criminal records. We will provide this information to you, free of charge. Contact us any time to schedule your initial strategy meeting with one of our experienced attorneys. You might not be happy now, probably not, but I can almost guarantee that you will be happy with your Counsel...
Derek A. Davis
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Surry County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(757) 778-7256 308 Bank Street
P.O. Box 456
Surry, VA 23883
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Kristina Marse Beavers
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Newport News (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(757) 234-4650 710 Denbigh Blvd
Suite 2E
Newport News, VA 23608
Criminal, DUI, Elder and Traffic Tickets
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
I am an admitted attorney in both California and Virginia, with my main physical legal services office located in Yorktown, Virginia. I provide services for most of your personal, family and small business legal needs. As a second career attorney, I have had years of experience in business and in life. This helps me better understand my clients and their situations so that we can work together to get the best result for that client. I am also a licensed Real Estate Salesperson and I am familiar with the process of buying and selling your home. If you need help...
Samantha Bohannon
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King William County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(804) 843-3656 704 Main Street
West Point, VA 23181
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Appalachian School of Law
Samantha Bohannon focuses her practice in the areas of Criminal Law, DUI, Traffic Violations, and Family Law. Before opening her own firm, Mrs. Bohannon served as a Magistrate for Region Six, which includes Richmond, Henrico, New Kent, Williamsburg, York/Poquoson, James City, Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, King and Queen, King William, West Point and Charles City. Mrs. Bohannon's prestigious position has given her a unique understanding on probable cause and common errors law enforcement officers typically make. Often times law enforcement has more than enough evidence to convict you, but that doesn't mean you're guilty. Not only is it the...
Brenton Bohannon
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King William County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(804) 843-3656 704 Main St
West Point, VA 23181
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Appalachian School of Law
Brenton Bohannon focuses his practice in the areas of Criminal Law, DUI, Traffic Violations, and Family Law. Before joining the firm, Mr. Bohannon served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for New Kent County Virginia, where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal and traffic cases in the Circuit, General District, and the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts. His experience as a prosecutor, along with his psychology and education background, provide a unique perspective on how to best represent clients, whether he is defending a criminal case, litigating a contested divorce or resolving a child support issue. Before becoming an attorney,...
Rob Elliott
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York County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(757) 898-4805 7100 George Washington Memorial Highway
Building B, Suite 9
Yorktown, VA 23692
Free ConsultationCriminal, Elder, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
Regent University School of Law
You're never too young or too old to start thinking about the legacy you will leave behind. Estate planning is necessary for the very young and the very old. It's necessary for those with many assets, and those with few. It's necessary for single people and married couples, with kids and without. Too many people think estate planning is for "someone else." But the reality is that estate planning is for everyone. It's not about your death, it's about the lives of those you love. We use a unique life-stage approach to estate planning; we consider your needs...
Chad S. Roberts
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York County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(757) 240-4000 4000 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown, VA 23692
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Regent University School of Law
Chad S. Roberts is an Associate Attorney who joined Schempf & Ware, PLLC in 2017. His practice focuses on criminal defense, civil litigation, land use litigation, and estate litigation. Chad practices in both general district and circuit court in addition to matters before local government entities. Chad is also admitted to practice in the United States District Bankruptcy Court.

Prior to joining Schempf & Ware, Chad served on active duty with the United States Air Force. He graduated from Regent University School of Law and began private practice and then joined the Newport News Commonwealth's Attorney's Office as...
Mark A. Smith
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York County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
5629 George Washington Mem Hwy
Yorktown, VA 23692
Criminal
Newport News (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(757) 223-4484 12350 Jefferson Ave
Newport News, VA 23602
Criminal and Business
Newport News (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
5 Boxwood Ln
Newport News, VA 23602
Criminal, Bankruptcy and DUI
SUNY Buffalo Law School
Newport News (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(757) 595-0123 12610 Patrick Henry Dr
Newport News, VA 23602
Criminal, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
Newport News (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(757) 596-1700 11848 Rock Landing Dr
Newport News, VA 23606
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Newport News (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(757) 214-1371 703 Thimble Shoals Blvd Ste C6
Newport News, VA 23606
Criminal
King William County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(804) 843-3656 704 Main St
West Point, VA 23181
Criminal
Newport News (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(757) 969-5197 13195 Warwick Boulevard
Suite 2A
Newport News, VA 23602
Criminal and DUI
Stephen Patrick Pfeiffer
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(757) 554-0258 200 Bendix Road, Suite 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatVirginia Beach (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Regent University School of Law
Stephen P. Pfeiffer is known locally as the “Go-To-DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney.” Stephen is a partner at Wolcott Rivers Gates, one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia Beach. Stephen has been published as a coauthor in the in the nationally recognized “Inside the Minds” series by Aspatore Books on ­The Legality of Search and Seizure in DUI Cases “A Practitioner’s Everyday Insight Into DWI/DUI Defense in Virginia”. Stephen has an AV® Preeminent Rating – the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading independent attorney rating entity. An AV® Rating signifies that the lawyer has reached the...
John K. Karanian
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(804) 796-1000 Centre Court - Suite A
9401 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of Richmond School of Law
I joined Barnes & Diehl, PC in 2004 where I have focused on family law matters. I have worked as a forensic and clinical psychologist for the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Correctional Institution in Butner, North Carolina, and Central State Hospital’s Maximum Security Forensic Unit. I use my psychology training daily for the benefit of my clients. Understanding what influences and motivates people is important in both negotiating and litigating to get the best outcome for my clients. I handle a variety of cases including child custody, child and spousal support, complex equitable...
Monte E. Kuligowski
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Chesapeake (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(757) 424-5434 1403 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Regent University School of Law
MONTE KULIGOWSKI IS A VIRGINIA ATTORNEY who concentrates in DUI / DWI, reckless driving, felonies, infractions and serious traffic accidents and injuries. He has handled cases from murder to misdemeanors.

Monte has been defending clients throughout Virginia since 1997. He has won cases at every judicial level of the Commonwealth, including the Virginia Supreme Court.

Attorney Kuligowski is admitted to practice in federal District Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. He has won DUI cases in both state and federal court. Over the years, he has gained experience with virtually every kind of...
Brian M. Latuga
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(757) 687-3657 200 Bendix Road
Suite 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatVirginia Beach (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Regent University School of Law
Brian M. Latuga dedicates his practice to Criminal Defense in state and federal courts. He is a skilled trial attorney who is well-versed in a variety of fields to meet your legal needs. Brian zealously fights to maintain your liberty and protect your rights when you are facing serious felony, DUI, or white collar criminal charges, and will provide experienced and knowledgeable representation in civil litigation and forfeiture matters.

Brian became a Police Officer in 2005 and served with both the Virginia Beach Police Department’s Third Police Precinct and its Traffic Safety Unit. During his policing career Brian made hundreds of...
Taite Westendorf
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Virginia Beach (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(757) 961-3311 1 Columbus Center
Suite 600
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Richmond School of Law
Taite has devoted his entire legal career to the practice of criminal defense. Prior to co-founding Westendorf & Khalaf, Taite worked as a supervising attorney in the largest Public Defender's office in the state (Virginia Beach). His career has been defined by taking on a variety of tough high stakes cases. In a state where a fraction of felony cases go to trial (and less than 1% go to jury trial), Taite has taken over one hundred felony cases to trial and has won not guilty verdicts following jury trials for murder, rape, robbery, abduction, use of a...
Holly Ortiz
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Richmond (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(804) 250-5050 1506 Staples Mill Road, #101
Richmond, VA 23230
Free ConsultationCriminal
Regent University
I am a personal injury attorney serving clients who have been injured at no fault of their own in the Commonwealth of Virginia. I work hard to help my clients get the full compensation that they deserve.

My husband, a retired Marine Corps officer, and I have five children. Outside of work, I enjoy baking, running with my dog, and volunteering – but only when I'm not on mom duty at a horse show or a volleyball game.

Come visit me at Christina Pendleton & Associates' Richmond or Petersburg office! If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call us at 804-250-5050.
Maciej B. Zebrak
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Hanover County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(804) 723-8238 9291 Laurel Grove Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
State University of New York - Buffalo
The Law Office of Maciej B. Zebrak provides quality legal services within the Greater Richmond area. Family Law matters are the primary focus of my law firm with an emphasis on Divorce and Child Custody and Visitation. I can also represent you in matters involving Wills and Criminal Defense, including Traffic, Misdemeanor and DUI cases.
Marc Boyko
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Richmond (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(804) 658-3418 5807 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23228
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Richmond School of Law
I provide diligent, passionate and personalized representation to clients in courts across the Commonwealth of Virginia, including Henrico, Chesterfield, Richmond, Hanover, Powhatan, Louisa, Petersburg and Caroline Counties. I practice in a variety of areas, with a emphasis on Criminal Defense and Family Law. I pride myself on being a dedicated, prepared and successful attorney. I am committed to maintaining close contact with clients, and pursuing the best possible outcomes.

I received my B.A. from Rollins College, and my J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law. My jurisdictions include the State of Virginia and Federal District Court, Eastern District of...
Jamilah D. LeCruise
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Norfolk (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(757) 627-5215 555 East Main Street
Suite 1212
Norfolk, VA 23510
Free ConsultationCriminal and Divorce
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Before opening the Law Office of J. D. LeCruise, Jamilah LeCruise served as an Assistant Public Defender for the City of Norfolk, handling hundreds of criminal cases. She zealously defended clients charged with a variety of criminal offenses including traffic crimes, misdemeanors, felonies, and probation violations. From larceny and drug possession to burglary and firearms offense, Ms. LeCruise has experience in bench and jury trials. Over the years, she has established a strong reputation as a fierce advocate for her clients and has earned the respect of her peers and members of the judiciary. Ms. LeCruise graduated with...
Michelle Mordue Helms
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Virginia Beach (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(757) 516-0684 2697 International Parkway
Parkway II, Suite 106
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Syracuse University College of Law
High-quality representation and client satisfaction with over 31 years of experience.

Better Business Bureau member with an A+ rating.

Michelle Mordue Helms is a distinguished DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Family Law attorney who routinely handles cases throughout Hampton Roads and the surrounding areas.

Her dedication to her clients, extensive knowledge of the law and her understanding of the applications of the law are what sets her apart from other lawyers.

Michelle Mordue Helms began as a Paralegal 31 years ago and is a graduate of Syracuse Law School. She was admitted to practice law in New York...
Mario J Stellute
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Hampton (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(757) 722-2815 34 Wine Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University New Orleans
Mario J. Stellute specializes in Personal Injury and Criminal Defense throughout the entire Hampton Roads area, and has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his injured clients and exonerated countless criminal defendants. Mr. Stellute was born and raised in Hampton, Virginia. He is a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, and earned his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. Following law school, Mr. Stellute immediately went into private practice. Mr. Stellute practices in both state and federal courts, and is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Southern...
Porscha Brown
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Richmond (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 554-4444 1506 Staples Mill Road, #101
Richmond, VA 23230
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am a criminal and traffic defense attorney at Christina Pendleton & Associates serving clients in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

When I'm not in the courtroom, I can be found modeling clothing lines around Virginia or channeling my inner band geek with playing the piccolo and flute.

If you need assistance or have a question, don't hesitate to give me a call at 804-554-4444.
Charles Van Hardenbergh
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Petersburg (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(866) 826-9467 139 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor
Petersburg, VA 23803
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Virginia School of Law
Van’s practice is dedicated to criminal traffic defense. He has been an outspoken critic of Reckless Driving by Speed laws as applied in Virginia, and he stridently opposes the imposition of any “mandatory minimum” prison time for alcohol-related and other substance offenses. With his experience as a JAG officer, professor of law at VMI, and federal prosecutor who has tried numerous speeding and DUI cases, Van Hardenbergh brings a sharp set of skills and a history of tenacious defense to the table.
John Naumovski
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Hampton (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(757) 630-9294 2019 Cunningham Dr, Suite 317
Hampton, VA 23666
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Virginia School of Law
Recipient of Multiple Awards in his profession and recognized as one of the top 40 attorneys in Virginia who are under 40 for Criminal Defense by both the National Trial Lawyers Association and the American Society of Legal Advocates, Attorney Naumovski is in court on a daily basis aggressively defending those facing criminal or traffic accusations. Attorney Naumovski graduated First in his Class in College as well as First in his Class in Graduate School and attended a top 10 National Law School (University of Virginia, School of Law, ranked 7th out of 200...
Allison Luck Bridges
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Hanover County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 358-8000 13224 Hanover Courthouse Road
Hanover, VA 23069
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
Representing individuals and families throughout the Richmond Metropolitan area, including Caroline, Hanover, Henrico, and Chesterfield Counties and the City of Richmond. My practice areas focus on adoption, family law, divorce, support, child custody and visitation, criminal and traffic law.
Jessica Wildeus
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(804) 477-1720 1801 Bayberry Court
Suite 203
Richmond, VA 23226
Richmond (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
Originally from Norfolk, I moved to Richmond in 2014 to attend the University of Richmond School of Law. During law school, I spent my summers working in legal aid and public defender offices around the region and graduated with a Pro Bono Certification.

I currently work at Tingen & Williams as a criminal and family law attorney, where I help people with cases ranging from traffic offenses to divorce and child custody.
Amber Quick
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Virginia Beach (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 554-4444 1708 Pleasure House Rd. #201-C
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Traffic Tickets
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
My practice area is focused primarily on criminal defense and traffic defense for the Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area. I handle primarily DUI, speeding and reckless driving cases.

I live in Yorktown with my husband, a retired Navy veteran, with our two young children. We keep busy with church activities and family!

If you need assistance or have a question, please give me a call at 804-554-4444.
David C. Johnson Esq.
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Hampton (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(757) 864-0941 Suite 202
Hampton, VA 23669
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DUI
Regent University School of Law
Traffic and Criminal Defense. If you have a date to appear before a judge in southeastern Virginia, get help before you go! The Commonwealth is represented by an attorney, you should be, too. David C. Johnson honorably retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Marine Corps after 25 years of service, and takes special pride in caring for clients presently serving on active duty. He is the current vice-president of the Thoroughgood Civic League and is active in various professional and civic associations throughout Hampton Roads. Virginia Beach Law Group: Practicing law with...
Paula Hough
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(804) 864-9424 4110 East Parham Rd
#201
Richmond, VA 23228
Free ConsultationRichmond (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and University of Florida
Mrs. Hough graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Law. Upon her graduation, Mrs. Hough worked for the National Legal Aid and Defender Association prior to her entering the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. While in law school, Mrs. Hough was awarded the “Eleanor & James Clanton Haynes Memorial Law and Public Policy” fellowship, was a Senior Editor for a Law Journal, and volunteered for the Innocence Project investigating a case of wrongful conviction. During law school, Mrs. Hough also worked full-time as...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.