Attorney Patrick L. Bales is a passionate hard-working lawyer who will vigorously pursue your defense. Mr. Bales is dedicated to the ideals upon which our system of justice is founded and strongly motivated to provide the best service for his clients.
Mr. Bales received his law degree in 2000 from the Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane Washington. During his legal studies, Mr. Bales received awards for demonstrated trial skills and legal writing. In 1998, Mr. Bales won the right to represent Gonzaga in the National Criminal Procedure Competition in San Diego California. Prior to his legal training, Mr. Bales received his B.A. degree in 1993 from the University of Virginia. A member of the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD).
Mr. Bales served as a Public Defender from 2001 through 2008. During this time, Mr. Bales served as a trial skills coach for the Indigent Defense Commission five times; assisting newly hired attorneys hone their courtroom skills. In Newport News, Mr. Bales successfully argued before the General District Court judges that the city codes for traffic and DUI were not valid.
Attorney Patrick L. Bales is a dedicated and Hard-working lawyer who will vigorously defend your rights in DUI, serious traffic violations and other criminal matters. Call today for a free consultation with Patrick L. Bales.