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Standish Alexander

Standish Alexander

Practice areas:

Speeding & Traffic Ticket, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Probate

About Me

I am a Richmond VA criminal defense, DUI, reckless driving and traffic law attorney with a broad variety of experience. I specialize in reckless driving and DUI cases. I have been practicing law since 1994 and have experience in many different areas. I am licensed to practice law in Virginia and I have also been admitted to practice in the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of VA and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. I am also certified as court appointed counsel for felonies and misdemeanors by the VA Indigent Defense Commission. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 44%
    21 years, 2.8 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
    21 years, 550 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 23%
    21 years, 675 cases
  4. Probate: 1%
  5. Personal Injury: 1%



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Jad Najate Sarsour

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    Jad Sarsour Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact Info

Alexander Law Office, P.C.

Standish Alexander, Esq.
2222 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA, 23220



VAAuthorized to practice law199403/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Lifetime MemberRue Ratings Best Attorneys of America2014
Rated AttorneyNational Advocacy For DUI Defense, LLC2013
A+ RatingBetter Business Bureau2009

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentAlexander Law Office, P.C.2002 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Rod Sager2001 - 2002
Associate AttorneyJay Tronfeld and Associates2000 - 2000
Public DefenderPortsmouth VA Public Defender's Office1997 - 2000
Associate AttorneyFeibelman and Erdmann, p.C.1993 - 1997


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia Bar AssociationJoint ADR Committee2014 - Present
Virginia Bar Association, Domestic Relations SectionMember2013 - Present
Virginia Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
The Bar Association of the City of RichmondMember2013 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember Criminal Law Section2009 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Criminal Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Indigent Defense CommissionCertified Court Appointed Counsel For Felonies and Misdemeanors2007 - Present
Better Business BureauMember2006 - Present
National Motorist AssociationMember2005 - Present
Virginia State BarMember Criminal Law Section2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Henrico General District Court 12/10Reduced to Reckless Driving with a 6 month license suspension, referral to Vasap and a $350 fine. No jail time and 6 month restricted license instead of 12 months which mandatory for a 1st Offense DUI.
Hopewell General District Court 12/10Reduced to simple speeding 79/70 (a non-criminal offense) with a $400 fine. Typical license suspension and jail time avoided.
Chesterfield County General District Court 12/10Reduced to misdemeanor Petit Larceny

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Publication NameTitleDate
Richmond Times DispatchEx-UR Coach Scott makes court appearance, granted continuance2011
Opening a Solo PracticeVirginia Trial Lawyer's Association Journal2003


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of VirginiaDistinguished Majors Program - Political and Social ThoughtBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Moot Court CompetitionMoot Court Competition Judge2005
Radio Talkshow with open questions from callersChapter 7 Bankruptcy, Criminal and Traffic Law2003