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.
Cheryl E. Gardner graduated from the University of Denver School of Law in 1984 and... more
Cheryl E. Gardner graduated from the University of Denver School of Law in 1984 and like David, early in her career she also accepted the challenge and passed three demanding state bar exams, and is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and Colorado. Cheryl joined David Bernhard in partnership in 1991, bringing with her years of litigation experience in such diverse fields as fa... view profile
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
Why didI decide to be a lawyer? I decided to become a lawyer after watching my... more
Why didI decide to be a lawyer? I decided to become a lawyer after watching my father represent clients in trial. A person charged with a crime has one person in the courtroom they can trust, their lawyer. I decided to be a lawyer to assist people during one of the most tragic and difficult times in their lives. What work experience and education helps mebe a better lawyer? Trying to be ... view profile
From the day I started working in the field until today, I have learned the practice... more
From the day I started working in the field until today, I have learned the practice of criminal and appellate law from some of the finest attorneys in the country. I respect my clients and their families above all else and am keenly sympathetic to the fact that, when most of them come to me, they have already been through the difficult and emotionally wrenching process that is a criminal trial... 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.
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