Criminal, Civil and Appellate Litigation Counsel. Co-Owner: EasyVirginiaDivorce.com -... more
Criminal, Civil and Appellate Litigation Counsel. Co-Owner: EasyVirginiaDivorce.com - Low Cost Uncontested Divorce Service. Founder and Co-moderator: VADefenses Listserv Group . Challenging cases handled include clients who faced the death penalty , have falsely confessed to crimes, have been falsely accused of attacking the police, are absent from the trial , have been accuse... view profile
Before and while I was in law school, I served as Director of Research for the... more
Before and while I was in law school, I served as Director of Research for the Legislature of Michigan's Washington, D.C. office, coordinating federal/state legislation between the Michigan Congressional delegation and the Michigan legislature. Upon graduating from law school, I worked as a staff attorney for the Rhode Island Supreme Court. From 1981-1987, I was a prosecutor in the Fairf... view profile
My father opened his firm as a sole practitioner over 20 years ago and my brother... more
My father opened his firm as a sole practitioner over 20 years ago and my brother and I joined him a decade later. We are fortunate to continue to work as a team and support each other in many ways. A client of mine is our family's client as well.
I am a criminal and civil trial lawyer in northern Virginia. Before I became a... more
I am a criminal and civil trial lawyer in northern Virginia. Before I became a defense attorney, I was an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Fairfax County. My experience as a prosecutor gave me a key understanding of how to be efficient and successful in court. I have tried hundreds of criminal cases in district court and circuit court. Before I was a prosecutor, I worked as a law clerk f... view profile
Rick is a former prosecutor with nearly a decade of trial experience. Upon... more
Rick is a former prosecutor with nearly a decade of trial experience. Upon graduation from law school, Rick began prosecuting cases for the Henrico County (VA) Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, where he led investigations and handled cases ranging from DUIs to drug offenses to murder. In 2009, Rick joined Bartlett & Spirn, PLC in Williamsburg, where he led the firm’s litigation practice. Curren... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.