Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law concentrates its law practice in the area of criminal law, which includes the more specialized areas of DUI & traffic law. Criminal trials are a very complicated and highly specialized area of the law. Do not place your trust in a law firm that either juggles many areas of law or simply does not possess the necessary experience. A Virginia criminal conviction is permanent and it could forever negatively affect your future. Our Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers dedicate their careers to the practice of criminal law and are also members of some of the most prestigious criminal law organizations in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Country. We firmly believe that active membership and leadership in organizations such as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, to name a few, make us better advocates for our clients.
Our criminal law attorneys possess over 40 combined years of law experience, take the time to listen, understand your case, and act in your best interests. If you have been either arrested or charged with a Criminal Offense, DUI or a Reckless Driving Traffic Violation in Virginia, then you need a Virginia Super Lawyer.
The prosecution has attorneys acting in their best interests. Why shouldn’t you? We fight for our clients using every resource the law allows to achieve the best possible outcome and consider guilty pleas only when they are in the best interest of our clients. We have earned the respect of judges, prosecutors and law enforcement officers in Virginia as skilled trial attorneys who know how to both effectively defend criminal, DUI & traffic cases, and who are not afraid to challenge the evidence in tough cases.
Virginia Criminal Defense Attorneys
We are the Virginia Criminal Defense Attorneys that you want on your side. We have the experience, integrity, and expertise you need to protect your rights. Do you want an attorney who will process your case through the courts as quickly as possible without ever really taking the time to learn your case? Of course not. You want an accomplished advocate, who will stand by your side, from beginning to end, to represent you professionally, and aggressively if necessary. Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law are rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of professional excellence in legal ability and ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell, founded in 1868, is perhaps the most distinguished, established legal directory in the Country whose sole purpose is to publish reliable information regarding lawyers and law firms. Contact a recognized leader in criminal law today for a free evaluation of your case.
Effective Virginia DUI Lawyers
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is taken very seriously by the Virginia General Assembly, Virginia Judges and by Virginia prosecutors. The DUI law can be very complex, and the consequences of a conviction can be extremely serious and life changing, such as mandatory minimum jail sentences, loss of driving privileges and rigorous treatment programs. We understand this and also know that a DUI arrest can be an embarrassing and devastating event. The simple fact is, you are in trouble with the law and you need a non-judgmental advocate to give you straight forward advice about protecting yourself before the Court and presenting your best defense, period. Now is not the time to have a lawyer that is going to lecture you about your choices. We have successfully defended hundreds of DUI cases, even in situations where a blood or breath test registered above the legal limit. Simply put, our Virginia DUI Lawyers have the necessary experience to best defend your DUI case.
Recognized leaders in Reckless Driving & Traffic Law Defense
The Commonwealth of Virginia has perhaps one of the most serious reckless driving laws in the Country. Virginia Code Section 46.2-862 states in part that a motorist can be convicted of reckless driving for speeding in excess of 80 mph. A class one misdemeanor that can trigger significant penalties, even a jail sentence. Virginia State Troopers, Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs issue millions of Virginia Uniform Summons (or traffic tickets) every year for reckless driving, speeding, and other various traffic offenses, some of which are very serious. Our Virginia Traffic Lawyers specialize in defending reckless driving traffic cases and are before a specific, limited number of Courts everyday successfully representing clients. We believe that our clients benefit from this philosophy because it enables our lawyers to both advocate and engage daily with the same Judges, prosecuting attorneys, and law enforcement officers to ensure that our client’s best possible defense is presented.
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Virginia Super Lawyers Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law are experienced Criminal, DUI, Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket Traffic Defense Attorneys who practice throughout the Commonwealth, including: Alberta, Ashland, Beaverdam, Bon Air, Bowling Green, Brunswick County, Caroline County, Chester, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Doswell, Emporia, Glen Allen, Goochland County, Greensville County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Highland Springs, Hopewell, King William County, Lawrenceville, Midlothian, Mechanicsville, Montpelier, New Kent County, Louisa County, Petersburg, Powhatan County, Prince George County, Richmond, Rockville, Sandston, Short Pump, Spotsylvania County, Studley, Sussex County, Varina & Waverly. We also represent out-of-state clients.