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Bob Battle is a nationally recognized DUI & Reckless Driving Speeding attorney and professional
speaker. He is frequently invited to speak to attorney and business
groups on a variety of legal and non-legal issues.


He focuses his practice on DUI & Reckless Driving Speeding defense in Virginia. These criminal traffic offenses are also the most frequently charged criminal traffic offenses in Virginia. Bob is the author of several books including


How to Choose a DUI Lawyer in Virginia


The Shocking Truth about Reckless Driving Speeding in Virginia


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Practice areas


  1. Speeding Ticket: 45%
  2. DUI & DWI: 45%
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%



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Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Noel Brooks

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  • Ilana Sable

    When you are facing a sensitive (and often complex) DUI or DWI matter, you want the best help possible. Bob is a trusted advisor and an authority in the areas of DUI, DWI and criminal defense. I endorse him for his work ethic, depth of knowledge, and history of great service to his clients.


    Ilana Sable Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bob Battle Law

1506 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 121
Richmond, VA, 23230

10221 Krause Road, #1803
Chesterfield, VA, 23832

P.O. Box 207
Hanover, VA, 23069



VAAuthorized to practice law198403/31/2016
DCInactive 199108/23/2008
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
24 Best Richmond DUI & DWI LawyersExpertise.com2016
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 DUI LawyersNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2013
AV Rated Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AOwner at BobBattleLaw1995 - Present
Assistant Commonwealth AttorneyFairfax County Commonwealth Attorney's Office1986 - 1990
Law ClerkU.S. District Court Judge James C. Cacheris, Eastern District of Virginia1984 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationFounding Member2014 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National College of DUI DefenseMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysLife MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. Chris McAlisterDUI and Refusal charges dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Lawyers & Judges Publishing CompanyVirginia DUI Defense: The Law & Practice2011
The Shocking Truth About Reckless Driving Speeding in VirginiaThe Shocking Truth About Reckless Driving Speeding in Virginia2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National College for DUI DefenseDUICertificate of Completion- Summer Session2014
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of Notre DameN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Virginia Trial Lawyers Assoc. Criminal Law SeminarActing Skills for Trial LawyersN/A
Tactics and Strategy for Defending Non-DUI Cases in VirginiaUnique Defenses to Radar, Lidar and VASCAR in Reckless Speeding CasesN/A
Strategies for Handling DWI & DUI Cases in VirginiaAttacking the So-Called Field Sobriety TestsN/A
Defending Traffic and Misdemeanor Offenses in Federal CourtDefending DUI and Speeding charges in Federal CourtN/A