After receiving my degree in Legal Studies from the University of Kentucky, I left home and headed north to Syracuse Universtiy for law school. I graduated with honors from Syracuse, and although I enjoyed my time there the winters were brutal so after graudating I moved south to VA.
Unlike many others, I passed the bar exam on my first try and landed a job with a law firm in Manassas, Virginia, where I mainly handled Criminal Defense cases. After about 3.5 years I left that job and opened my own law firm focusing exclusively on DUI / DWI, Criminal & Traffic Defense all across Virginia.
I think it is fair to say that I have earned the respect of police, prosecuting attorneys, judges and fellow defense lawyers and developed a reputation as a diligent, zealous and ethical advocate. In addition to my law practice I have served as a Special Prosecutor at the request of the Commonwealth's Attorney, and for more than a decade I served as a Legal Instructor at the Prince William County Criminal Justice Academy where I taught Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law and Evidence to police recruits.
I have successfully represented clients accused of seemingly every type of crime, from the least serious Traffic offenses to the most serious Felony offenses, including offenses related to the following:
Alcohol: DUI / DWI, Drunk in Public, Underage Possession of Alcohol, etc.
Drugs: Possession, Manufacturing, Distribution, Possession With Intent to Distribute, etc.
Theft: Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Embezzlement, Shoplifting, Credit Card Theft, etc
Fraud: Forgery, Uttering, Obtaining Money by False Pretenses, Writing Bad Checks, etc.
Violence: Murder, Manslaughter, Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Malicious Wounding, Unlawful Wounding, Assault & Battery, etc.
Sex: Rape, Carnal Knowledge, Aggravated Sexual Battery, Indecent Liberties, Sexual Battery, etc.
Property: Common Law Burglary, Statutory Burglary, Unlawful Entry, Trespassing, etc.
Driving: DUI / DWI, Reckless Driving, Driving Suspended, Hit & Run, Attempting to Elude Police, etc.
As you can see, whatever it is - misdemeano or felony, we can help.
The more I learned about DUI / DWI defense, the more I came to believe the Virginia criminal justice system simply unfair to people accused of DUI / DWI - which made me want to learn even more about DUI / DWI defense. I was already enjoying a tremendous amount of success handling DUI / DWI cases and I thought I knew all I needed to know, but when I accepted into the National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) several years ago I quickly realized how little I actually knew.
From that point forward I have never stopped learning and I have been tirelessly working to stay on the cutting edge of DUI / DWI Defense to try and make sure my clients are treated fairly.
I have completed certification training on:
- Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)
- Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE)
- Police Traffic RADAR/LIDAR
I have completed various certification training and education programs on several breath testing machines, including:
- ECIR II (Virginia's new breath testing machine)
- Intoxilyzer 8000 (the new and improved version of the Intoxilyzer 5000)
- Intoxilyzer 5000 (Virginia used this for about 15 yrs before switching to the ECIR II)
- Intoxilyzer 400
- Intoxilyzer S-D5
- Intoxilyzer S-D2
I have completed more general education and training courses about DUI / DWI Defense than I could list or you'd ever bother reading, but here are a few of the highlights:
- National College for DUI Defense trial skills course held on the grounds of Harvard Law School
- Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases
- Forensic Breath Alcohol Analysis
- Medical Defenses to DUI
- DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity
As a matter of course, I complete these courses every couple of years as part of my continuing effort to stay on the cutting edge for my clients.
I co-authored a book about DUI in Virginia entitled DUI / DWI Arrest Survival Guide: The Guilt Myth and I have appeared on television as a Virginia DUI Consultant.
Licensed since 1994
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Kevin Wilson is exactly the kind of lawyer you want when charged with DWI in Virginia: someone who works hard to understand both the law and the science related to DWI charges. Kevin always attends the cutting edge courses and seminars in the field. I have referred clients to Kevin and they have always been very happy with his work. I give Kevin my highest endorsement.
Robert Keefer Speeding & Traffic Ticket Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
I highly recommend Kevin Wilson to anyone charged with DUI or Reckless Driving in the Manassas or Fairfax Virginia areas. Kevin has proven to be an experienced and skilled trial lawyer. I have personally viewed his expertise in court and note that he has been at the forefront of raising some novel legal defenses which lead to the suppression of blood test results in DUI cases.
Robert Battle DUI & DWI Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|VA||Authorized to practice law||1994||03/11/2014|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Clients' Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|Top Contributor Award - Criminal Defense||AVVO||2014|
|Top Contributor Award - DUI||AVVO||2014|
|Clients' Choice Award - Criminal Defense||AVVO||2014|
|Clients' Choice Award - DUI||AVVO||2014|
|"10 Best" Virginia DUI/DWI Attorneys for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2014|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers (see photo)||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Virginia (see photo)||The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC||2014|
|Nationally Ranked Superior DUI Attorney||NAFDD||2013|
|Victory of the Year Award (see photo)||Weimer & Boyce, Lawyers||1997|
|Criminal, DUI & Reckless Driving Defense Lawyer / Owner||The Wilson Law Firm||1999 - 2014|
|Legal Instructor||Prince William County Criminal Justice Academy / Public Safety Training Center||1996 - 2007|
|Attorney||Weimer & Boyce, Lawyers||1995 - 1998|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|DUI Defense Lawyers Association||Founding Member||2014 - Present|
|National College for DUI Defense||Member||2004 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||1995 - Present|
|Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||1995 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1995 - Present|
|T. Kevin Wilson Gets Virginia DUI with 0.29 Blood Test Dismissed||Manassas Lawyer T. Kevin Wilson Gets DUI Dismissed|
|T. Kevin Wilson Gets 2nd Offense Virginia DUI with 0.24 Breath Test Dismissed||2nd Virginia DUI With 0.24 Breath Test Dismissed|
|T. Kevin Wilson Gets Virginia DUI / DWI & Refusal Charges Dismissed||Virginia DUI / DWI and Refusal Charges Dismissed|
|Virginia Circuit Court||Commonwealth of Virginia v. Brian Roberts - Memo to Court - case was subsequently dismissed by the Court||2010|
|DUI / DWI Arrest Survival Guide: The Guilt Myth||DUI / DWI Arrest Survival Guide: The Guilt Myth||2009|
|Court of Appeals of Virginia||Johnny Lamar Gates v. Commonwealth of Virginia - Court of Appeals decision reversing felony conviction and dismissing case||1999|
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration & International Association of Chiefs of Police (NHTSA / IACP) - ARIDE||Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement||Certificate||2013|
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) - RADAR / LIDAR||Police Traffic RADAR / LIDAR||Operator Certificate||2013|
|National College for DUI Defense & TCDLA||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2013|
|National College for DUI Defense & TCDLA||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2011|
|Intoximeter ECIR II - What you Need to Know||N/A||N/A||2010|
|National College for DUI Defense & TCDLA||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2010|
|National College for DUI Defense & TCDLA||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2009|
|Intoximeter ECIR II||Intoximeter ECIR II Training||N/A||2009|
|National College for DUI Defense & TCDLA||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2008|
|National College for DUI Defense & TCDLA||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2007|
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration & International Association of Chiefs of Police (NHTSA / IACP) - SFST||DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing||Certificate||2007|
|National College for DUI Defense||Trial Skills Program - Winter Session||Certificate||2007|
|National College for DUI Defense||Trial Skills Program - Summer Session||Certificate||2007|
|Industrial Training & Design, Ltd||Evidentiary Breath Alcohol Technician||Certificate||2007|
|MD Marketing, Inc.||Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator Course||Certificate||2007|
|National College for DUI Defense||Trial Skills Program - Summer Session||Certificate||2006|
|National College for DUI Defense||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2006|
|PESI||Absolute Criminal Litigator Conference||Certificate||2006|
|National College for DUI Defense||Trial Skills Program - Summer Session||Certificate||2005|
|National College for DUI Defense||Trial Skills Program - Winter Session||Certificate||2005|
|National College for DUI Defense & TDCLA||Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI / DWI Cases||Certificate||2005|
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration & International Association of Chiefs of Police (NHTSA / IACP)||DUI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing||Certificate||2004|
|CES Consulting, Inc.||Intoxilyzer 5000 Operator Training||Certificate||2004|
|CES Consulting, Inc.||Intoxilyzer 5000 Maintenance Technician Training||Certificate||2004|
|Florida International University||Breath Alcohol Forensic Workshop||Certificate||2004|
|National College for DUI Defense||Trial Skills Program - Summer Session||Certificate||2004|
|Syracuse University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor - cum laude||1994|
|University of Kentucky||Legal Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|Manassas Park High School||So You're 18||2014|
|Gar-Field High School||So You're 18||2014|
|Osborn High School||Virginia's Criminal Justice System||2009|
|Osborn High School||Virginia's Criminal Justice System||2008|
|Osborn High School||Virginia's Criminal Justice System||2007|