Prince George County, Virginia Criminal Lawyers

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Matt C. Pinsker
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Experienced criminal defense lawyer will fight for you. Call today!

I’m an experienced Virginia criminal defense lawyer and represent those who have been charged with a crime. I will fight for your rights and help you navigate the criminal justice system at every stage of your case. Read More »
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Matthew S. Throop
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Virginia Criminal Law Lawyer

Matthew is an attorney, and president and founder of Throop Law. Historically, his practice areas were focused in criminal and traffic defense, and family law. These days, however, Matthew focuses most of his attention... Read More »
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Wilfred Yeargan
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Aggressive Defense of Your Legal Rights.

Experienced criminal defense for 20 Years; 5 star reviews. Read More »
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Marc Boyko
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Dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused. Call for a consultation!

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Richmond. I will fight for you and your rights and help you through every step of your case. Read More »
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David L. Ostwinkle
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Prince George County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 733-6144 6303 Courthouse Road
Prince George, VA 23875
Criminal
Mitchell Wells
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Hopewell (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
100 East Broadway Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
College of William and Mary
Mitchell M. Wells is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in Virginia, concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal law, DUI and reckless driving traffic violations, and has defended thousands of cases. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Wells served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Health Care Fraud section of the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. Wells was responsible for supervising various fraud investigations and litigating Virginia false claim actions in federal court pursuant to the Federal False Claims Act and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers...
Mr. Brad Butterworth
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Hopewell city County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(804) 541-4145 209 N. 3 1/2 Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
Criminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
West Virginia University College of Law
Traffic Attorney. I have practiced law in the area for over 32 years. If you retain me, in many cases you will never have to appear in court for your traffic violations. I am a former special prosecutor. Contact me today at 804-541-4145 or email to bradpbutterworth@gmail.com.
Charles Van Hardenbergh
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Petersburg 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.
Michael W. Lee
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Colonial Heights city County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(804) 459-8060 105 Valley Rd
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and White Collar Crime
University of Richmond
Michael W. Lee is a 1988 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He obtained his law degree in 1996 from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the College of William & Mary. Prior to attending law school, he served as a police officer in Colonial Heights and worked for the Virginia State Corporation Commission. He has been an attorney for almost 20 years and is admitted to practice law in both Virginia and Colorado. He previously served as the elected Commonwealth’s Attorney forthe City of Colonial Heights, is...
John Edwin Griswold
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Colonial Heights city County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(804) 324-4467 2487 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834-2317
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
OVER 41 YEARS IN PRACTICE-I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THOUSANDS OF CASES.
Adrian J. Kammerer
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
139 Monroe Street
1st Floor, Suite B
Petersburg, VA 23228
Criminal
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...
Mr. Rick Allen Friedman
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(804) 717-1969 9401 Courthouse Road
Centre Court - Suite A
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Criminal, Divorce and Family
Whittier Law School and University of Richmond
Friedman Law Firm, P.C., specializes in divorce and family law issues. We represent clients across Virginia in the following: Divorce, Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Distribution of Assets and Debts, Spousal Support, Criminal Defense, and Will and Trusts. Call (804) 717-1969 to speak with an attorney today.
W. Edward Riley IV
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Petersburg city County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
35 East Tabb Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Richmond School of Law
W. Edward Riley, IV is a trial lawyer. He is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in Virginia, and has argued before the Supreme Court of Virginia and the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Riley has dedicated his entire career to successfully practicing criminal and traffic defense.

Mr. Riley has tried over 250 jury trials in federal and state courts across the Commonwealth, holds the highest national legal rating with Martindale Hubbell, and has been recognized by his peers as one of the Legal Elite as published by Virginia Business Magazine, and has...
Erin Ranney
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(804) 212-5252 9842 Lori Road
Suite 101
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
As a former public defender and former prosecutor, I have focused on criminal law for the majority of my career. My background also brings a unique perspective to the table. I also have a good rapport with teenagers and young people after working as a juvenile prosecutor for more than two years.
Rudolph Glen Morgan
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(804) 748-3363 9830 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Richmond School of Law
R. Glen Morgan Attorney, PLC is a Chesterfield law firm specializing in Divorce, Custody and Visitation, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Criminal, and Business law.

Glen is a lifelong resident of Chesterfield County. He has practiced law in the Commonwealth of Virginia since he graduated from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 1983. Glen graduated from Randolph Macon College in 1974 with Honors and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa.

Prior to attending law school, Glen was a high school teacher and coach in Chesterfield County from 1975 to 1980....
Wyatt J Taylor
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 717-1969 9401 Courthouse Road
Suite A
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Criminal, Divorce and Family
University of Richmond School of Law
William Joseph Rogers
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 467-5080 9854 Lori Road, Suite 204
P.O. Box 96
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Criminal
Hopewell city County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(804) 458-9897 200 E Broadway Ave
Hopewell, VA 23860
Criminal, DUI and Real Estate
Hopewell city County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 458-6366 408 N 6th Ave
Hopewell, VA 23860
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Colonial Heights city County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(804) 526-7282 115 Maple Ave
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Criminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Sussex County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(804) 834-2100 527 West Main Street
Waverly, VA 23890
Criminal, Divorce 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...
Daniel P Leavitt
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(804) 873-4004 116 B Walton Park Lane
Midlothian, VA 23114
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Liberty University
I have successfully defended thousands of clients charged with offenses ranging from reckless driving by speed, DUI, speeding tickets, fatal accidents, all the way to malicious wounding, assault and battery and attempted murder, and robbery. I have over 8 years of experience, including jury experience.

- Member Virginia State Bar
- 100 percent positive rating from past clients
- Past President, Hopewell Bar Association for 2 years
- Member of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- BBB accredited, A+ rating

At Leavitt & Martin we emphasize personal attention to each case, and our case results follow.
Jessica Wildeus
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(804) 477-1720 1801 Bayberry Court
Suite 203
Richmond, VA 23226
Henrico 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.
Seth P. Saunders
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(804) 387-5566 10132 West Broad Street
Suite D
Richmond, VA 23060
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
New England Law | Boston
I was born and raised in Essex County on Virginia's Middle Peninsula. I graduated from the College of William & Mary before attending the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Following law school, I attended George Washington University where I earned my MBA while working as a graduate assistant for the Washington Redskins. I take pride in helping my clients through difficult situations. I vigorously advocate my client's position and use every tool available to help them prevail. I will take time to understand your unique situation and specific needs, research the facts...
Steven Anthony Birocco
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Richmond (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(804) 212-2319 1108 East Main Street
Suite 701
Richmond, VA 23219
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
R. Clinton Clary Jr.
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Brunswick County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(434) 848-3632 411 S. Hicks Street
P.O. Box 580
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
A native of Southside Virginia, Clint Clary has been defending criminal and traffic cases in Southside Virginia for over 30 years.
Paula Hough
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(804) 864-9424 4110 East Parham Rd
#201
Richmond, VA 23228
Free ConsultationHenrico 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...
Todd Stone
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Richmond (Independent City) County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(804) 554-0000 101 Shockoe Slip; Suite K
Richmond, VA 23219
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Richmond School of Law
Todd Stone has served as a prosecutor in both State and Federal Courts; in addition to serving as Special Counsel to the Multijurisdictional Grand Jury in Central Virginia. He now serves his clients as a criminal defense attorney with a passion for justice. Stone regularly handles criminal cases involving Sex Offenses, College Students, Drug and Vice cases, Fraud and Larceny, Violent Crimes including Murder, Malicious Wounding, Assault and all other criminal matters. As a defense attorney, he limits his practice so he can focus the attention on his clients that each one requires. The goal is...
Abraham Del Rio III
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(804) 299-8612 10132 W. Broad St.
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Free ConsultationHenrico County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Immigration
Regent University School of Law
As a TOP 40 UNDER 40 lawyer by National Trial Lawyers, Abraham has represented clients in a wide variety of criminal matters from DUI/DWIs, drugs, white collar, and computer crimes throughout Virginia and the federal U.S. District Court for the Eastern District.

As former Virginia magistrate, Abraham Del Rio III has protected 4th Amendment rights while conducting hundreds of hearings involving arrest warrants, search warrants, and bail determinations and uses this experience to get the best results for his clients.

Abraham is a certified criminal defense attorney by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission for both felonies and misdemeanors.
Brenton Bohannon
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Petersburg city County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
35 East Tabb Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
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,...
Matt C. Pinsker
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(804) 690-1228 2400 Old Brick Road
Henrico, VA 23060
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
The George Washington University Law School and West Virginia University College of Law
Matt C. Pinsker is one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Virginia. A former state and federal prosecutor in addition to a former magistrate, he has won numerous awards as a criminal defense attorney. Mr. Pinsker is nationally recognized as a leading expert in criminal justice and procedure, having taught as an Adjunct Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and writing the definitive textbook for teaching criminal justice all over the country. He also serves as a Captain in the US Army Reserves, doing Trial Defense Services for the JAG Corps.
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
Douglas E White
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 673-7111 1518 Willow Lawn Drive
Suite 200
Richmond, VA 23230
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
Holly Ortiz
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(804) 250-5050 1506 Staples Mill Road, #101
Richmond, VA 23230
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
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.
Allison Luck Bridges
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 358-8000 6802 Paragon Pl
Suite 602
Richmond, VA 23230
Criminal, DUI, Divorce 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.
Samantha Bohannon
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New Kent County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
12001 Courthouse Circle
New Kent, VA 23124
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...
Marc Boyko
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Henrico 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...
Brad Goodwin
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(804) 415-7800 4116 Fitzhugh Ave
Richmond, VA 23230
Free ConsultationCriminal and Workers' Comp
University of Richmond School of Law
Courtney Leigh Winston
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(804) 250-5050 1506 Staples Mill Road, #101
Richmond, VA 23230
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Howard University School of Law
I am a trial attorney at Christina Pendleton & Associates focused primarily on personal injury and criminal defense.

In addition to defending my clients, I enjoy traveling, yoga, and reading.

If you have a question or need assistance, please call me at 804-250-5050.
Matthew T Taylor Sr.
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Greensville County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(757) 362-8400 202 Hicksford Ave.
Emporia, VA 23847
Criminal
Hello, to all of those in need of criminal defense. I've been around the block a time or two when it comes to a full life of experiences and three careers from which to draw informed decisions and direction for you in your time of need. I, myself, am a son, a father and grand father. I have been an independently thinking person since age 16 when I ran away from home to join a Catholic Missionary Order (1973-84) and travel the world. At one time I was proficient in Spanish, French, German and Italian and can revert back to...
Mark Steven Paullin
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Chesterfield County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(804) 423-7423 575 Southlake Blvd. Suite A
North Chesterfield, VA 23236
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
Attorney Mark Paullin has more than 29 years of legal experience, which includes insurance defense work. His experience with both sides of the process allows him to prepare his clients for what may come their way as well as has enabled him to insightfully and aggressively represent his clients with their Personal Injury case, Diminished Value or Diminution case. Mark handles Speeding cases, DUI/DWI cases, and Reckless Driving cases as well as other other Traffic Court matters around the Richmond Metro area. Experience Counts. When you hire the Paullin Law Firm, your case won't be handed off to benchwarmers or...
Richard A Quitiquit Esquire
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Henrico County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(804) 728-2274 2800 N. Parham Road, Ste. 201
Richmond, VA 23294
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Charleston School of Law
Tony concentrates his legal practice to criminal law, including traffic violations and reckless driving. Tony lives just outside of Richmond in Hanover, Virginia. He graduated from Hampden Sydney and the Charleston School of Law. He has been admitted to practice before all courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Tony started his legal career as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Halifax, Virginia. After a year prosecuting in Halifax, he moved to the Richmond area and worked again as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Hanover. While serving as an Assistant Commonwealth’s attorney, Tony worked on all types of criminal traffic matters ,...
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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.