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Luke Nichols focuses intensely on Virginia Reckless Driving law, Virginia DUI law, and other traffic offenses. With a background in engineering he has naturally gravitated towards study and mastery of the complex technical and forensic issues surrounding Reckless Driving and DUI cases. When he is not working, Luke is an avid fisherman and family man.



Languages spoken: English, Japanese

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Practice areas


  1. Speeding Ticket: 50%
    8 years, 500 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    8 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    8 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

31 total 

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  • Jean Kathryn Humbrecht

    I highly endorse Luke Nichols. Mr. Nichols is one of the most knowledgeable, prepared, and helpful attorneys in the Northern Virginia legal community. He always has an innovative way of looking at any case he comes across, whether it is for his own clients or assisting other attorneys. He is the go-to person for DUI and Traffic questions.


    Jean Humbrecht Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Wilson Rice Jr.

    I endorse Luke Nichols. He's great at what he does and generously shares his knowledge with other attorneys.


    James Rice Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Nichols & Green pllc

10615 Judicial Drive, Suite 203
Fairfax, VA, 22030


VAAuthorized to practice law200903/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Virginia Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Washington DC Rising StarsSuper Lawyer Magazine2015
Certificate of AppreciationUS DOJ Immigration Court2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNichols & Green2011 - Present
OwnerSpectrum Legal Defense2009 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Fairfax County Bar AssociationGeneral Member2013 - Present
Prince William County Bar AssociationGeneral Member2013 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2011 - Present
Virginia State BarN/AN/A
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
F****** v. Commonwealth150 mph reckless charge reduced to simple speeding ticket in highway safety corridor with $500 fine. No jail, loss of license, or cirminal conviction.
J****** v. Commonwealth116 mph reckless driving got only a fine after a jury trial
D***** v. CommonwealthCase Dismissed: Reckless Driving accident case
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Publication nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education Seminar publicationTechnical and Legal Anaylsis of LiDAR2014
Spectrum PublishingDefending Virginia Property Crimes2014
Spectrum PublishingVirginia Drug Crimes Defense Manual2013
Spectrum PublishingDriving on a Suspended License in Virginia2011
Spectrum PublishingThe Virginia Reckless Driving Handbook2010
Scribbit.comSexting: One More Thing for Parents to Worry About2010
Spectrum PublishingThe Virginia DUI Handbook2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2009
Brigham Young UniversityPolitical ScienceB.S.2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
FFX Bar Annual DUI CLEImplied Consent2016
Fairfax Annual DUI CLESubstantial Similarity2015
Prince William County Bar Association, CLE CommitteeTechnical and Legal Anaylsis of LiDAR2014
Fairfax County Bar Association Annual DUI CLELiDAR Technical and Legal Issues2014
Alternative HouseLegal Perils of Sexting2010