Matt Pinsker

Matt Pinsker is a criminal defense attorney, teacher, and author in the Henrico and Richmond, Virginia areas.

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Matt Pinsker is a criminal defense attorney, teacher, and author in the Henrico and Richmond, Virginia areas. He has dedicated his life to the service of justice and served his country as an officer in the US Army. As an award-winning criminal defense attorney, he is committed to getting his clients the best possible outcomes.

As an adjunct professor at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Matt Pinsker passed on his passion for everything legal by teaching Criminal Justice. He has served as a prosecutor and magistrate, among many other roles. As a well-respected legal mind, he makes regular media appearances, and his textbook on criminal justice has assisted law students across the country in working toward their degrees.

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How Much Is Bail For a DUI in Virginia - Matt Pinsker
February 3, 2023

How Much Is Bail For a DUI in Virginia?

A DUI is a serious crime that requires the help of an experienced Virginia criminal defense lawyer. Even for a first-time offender, this charge can result in fines, jail time, and other penalties. Bail is the amount of money the court may require a person to post to be released from custody and avoid further […]

January 23, 2023

Can I Drive After Alcohol?

The question of whether or not you can drive after drinking has been discussed for decades. However, recent studies show that the answer may not be as clear-cut as it once was. There are three main factors to consider when determining if you can safely drive after drinking. These include slowness of judgment, loss of […]

The Role of a Criminal Lawyer
January 4, 2023

The Role of a Criminal Lawyer

The role of a criminal lawyer is to provide professional legal advice and representation to their clients. This includes attracting and retaining clientele and representing the client in court. It also includes utilizing practical persuasion skills to negotiate and resolve issues. Persuasive skills Persuasion is a critical factor among many skills a criminal lawyer requires. […]

Defense of the Accused
December 28, 2022

Who is Responsible for the Defense of the Accused?

One of the most controversial questions in the legal world is who is responsible for the defense of the accused. The answer to this question needs to be clarified based on several factors. Depending on the facts, it may be the prosecutor, the defendant, or both. In some cases, it can also be the attorney […]

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