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Robert Franklin Keefer

also known as Bob Keefer

Practice areas:

Speeding & Traffic Ticket, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

 Bob Keefer has been practicing law in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia since graduating from William and Mary Law School in1983. Over the last 30 plus years he has routinely appeared in Harrisonburg, Staunton, Woodstock, Luray, and Waynesboro to represent his clients. Bob has handled hundreds, if not thousands, of traffic cases, both reckless driving and driving under the influence.


 


Bob has completed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) approved student course in administration of standardized field sobriety tests - the same class the police officer had to pass to become an officer in Virginia.


 


Bob is one of the few NHTSA Certified Field Sobriety Instructors in the Virginia.  This is the same certification that the person who taught your police officer should have had.


 


Bob is also very familiar with Virginia's new evidentiary breath test machine, the EC/IR II.  Bob actually has an EC/IR.  He has discovered that the new device cannot tell the difference between diabetics and drunks.  Bob has also discovered that Virginia has covered up this problem.


 


Bob has written articles published on the Internet about the problems with the EC/IR II. Bob is a member of the National College for the DUI Defence.


 


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. DUI & DWI: 45%
    32 years
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 45%
    32 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    32 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

44 total 

  • Justin James McShane

    I am happy to be the first one here to publicly endorse Attorney Keefer. I am sure I will not be the last. Undoubtedly after my post here will come the proverbial chorus of other attorneys who will similarly express the high level of competence and skill that Attorney Keefer has achieved. Attorney Keefer has established himself through years of hard work and diligent study to be a true litigator. He has earned a great national reputation tat far exceeds the boundaries of his state as evidenced by the fact that I (an attorney from Central Pennsylvania) not only know him, but trust him when I refer cases for citizens who are accused of a crime in Virginia. I have known Attorney Keefer for years and say without a doubt that if you trust him, you will not go wrong.

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    Justin McShane DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Charles Vanevera Hardenbergh

    Bob Keefer is one of the best DUI lawyers in Virginia and is active in the national DUI defense community. I routinely seek his advice and opinion on DUI, reckless driving, and other traffic issues. He is extremely sharp and tenacious. Bob will not give up on a client, fighting until the end with enthusiasm to get the best possible results. If you are fortunate enough to be represented by Bob Keefer, you have the very best. I give Bob my highest recommendation.

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    Charles Hardenbergh DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Keefer Law Firm PLC

1866 C. East Market Street #344
Harrisonburg, VA, 22801

Keefer Law Firm PLC

PO Box 122
Woodstock, VA, 22664

Keefer Law Firm PLC

PO Box 811
Staunton, VA, 24402

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law198303/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Mastering Scientific EvidenceNational College for DUI Defense2014
Forensic Chromatography: Solid Dose Drug Testing IVAxion Analytical Labs, Inc.2014
Mastering Scientific EvidenceNational College for DUI Defense, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Mastering Scientific EvidenceNational College for DUI Defense, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association2009
DWI means Defend with IngenuityNational College for DUI Defense, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers2009
Mastering Scientific EvidenceNational College for DUI Defense, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association2008
DWI means Defend with IngenuityNational College for DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberKeefer Law Firm, PLC2003 - Present
PartnerHoover Penrod1987 - 2003
AssociateHoover Penrod1983 - 1987

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar AssociationSecretary1997 - 1998
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1983 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth v Jane DoeDWI and Refusal both dismissed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The 88 Consequences of a Virginia DWI/ DUI ConvictionThe 88 Consequences of a Virginia DWI/ DUI Conviction2009
DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide: The Guilt Myth (Second Edition)DUI/DWI Arrest Survival Guide: The Guilt Myth (Second Edition)2009
Harrisonburg's Invalid Opern Container LawHarrisonburg's Invalid Opern Container Law2009
Three Myths About Virginia Reckless Driving By SpeedThree Myths About Virginia Reckless Driving By Speed2008
Five Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Virginia Criminal CaseFive Mistakes That Can Wreck Your Virginia Criminal Case2008
Virginia DWI Breath tester makes huge mistake—finds .60 bac when subject’s real bac is zero.Virginia DWI Breath tester makes huge mistake—finds .60 bac when subject’s real bac is zero.2008
The EC/IR II comes to VirginiaThe EC/IR II comes to Virginia2008
How Innocent People get convicted of DUIHow Innocent People get convicted of DUI2008
The Dirty Little Secret with Virginia's DWI Testing ProgramThe Dirty Little Secret with Virginia's DWI Testing Program2008
Blood Test Proves Virginia Breath Tester Dated, Unstable and Unreliable -- Lady With 0.00 Alcohol Diagnosed as .60 BacBlood Test Proves Virginia Breath Tester Dated, Unstable and Unreliable -- Lady With 0.00 Alcohol Diagnosed as .60 Bac2008
The Shocking Truth About Reckless Driving By Speed In VirginiaThe Shocking Truth About Reckless Driving By Speed In Virginia2008
How to Choose a Virginia DUI LawyerHow to Choose a Virginia DUI Lawyer2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Hampden-Sydney CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
National College of DUI DefenseWilliamsburg DUI Seminar2011
How to Avoid getting arrested at JMUHow to Avoid getting arrested at JMU2009