DUI Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Fairfax, Leesburg & Manassas, Virginia

 
May 22, 2020
The Chief Judges of the Circuit Court for Fairfax and Prince William counties issued orders this week that facial covering will be required for all people present in each courthouse. Alex Gordon and Carlos Wall are criminal defense lawyers that have been helping people who have matters in both of… Read Full Post
April 20, 2020
The United States Supreme Court ruled on April 20, 2020, that defendants in criminal trials throughout the country must be convicted by the unanimous consent of a jury.   Most all states, including Virginia, already have this requirement. However, Oregon and Louisiana still allowed such convictions… Read Full Post
March 25, 2020
It seems that from the news and the reports from local, state, and federal government that much of Northern Virginia is closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  However, the local and state government announcements have not closed the Virginia court system.  Every weekday for the past two weeks,… Read Full Post
March 24, 2020
We provide you with a clear and honest estimate of how much our DUI defense services will cost when you call for a free initial consultation. Only after we have learned about your case can we calculate the fees. Having worked with numerous people charged with DUI over the years, we know that cost… Read Full Post
June 17, 2019
Technology that is designed to deter previous offenders from drinking and driving is producing alarming crash statistics. The Department of Motor Vehicles reports that the number of crashes due to Ignition Interlock devices has gone up from 407 in 2012 to 678 in 2016.  Virginia state law mandates… Read Full Post
June 14, 2019
Virginia police officers are now using a “ghost” car to try to increase DUI arrests in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The Gordon Law Firm, PC did not come up with the corny name for the car – the police did.   According to them, the new vehicle in Chesterville County is known as the “DUI Ghost.”… Read Full Post
June 01, 2018
A sober man was arrested for a DUI in Arizona even though he had 0.000 blood-alcohol content, it was reported by ABC News 15 in Arizona. Jessie Thornton, 64, of Surprise, Ariz., was pulled over by police said that the cops told him that he was drunk just by looking at him. "An officer walked up… Read Full Post
November 10, 2016
DUI on Private Property? In Virginia, a person can be charged with a DUI for drinking and driving on private property. Last week, the West Virginia Supreme Court interpreted West Virginia DUI law the same way. Chief Justice Menis Ketchum wrote in the majority opinion “The Legislature’s… Read Full Post
April 18, 2016
This spring, the United States Supreme Court is considering a case that may determine whether jury deliberations should remain secret, even if the jury includes members that make racist comments to encourage the conviction of a defendant. In 2007, a Mexican national named Miguel Angel Pena-… Read Full Post
November 24, 2014
Debates and arguments around the dinner table are big Thanksgiving traditions with many families.  Here are some tips to avoid having a good-natured discussion become a great deal more serious. Driving angry after dinner can cause encounters with local law enforcement for speeding and Reckless… Read Full Post