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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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DUI
November 23, 2022

What Does a DUI Mean?

Generally speaking, a DUI is defined as operating a vehicle while it is impaired. There are several ways in which you could be charged with this offense. These include using the car while it is damaged or being in control of the vehicle while it is impaired. DUI charges in Georgia Depending on your situation, […]

Examples of in Defense of a Cause
November 4, 2022

Examples of in Defense of a Cause

There are several examples of defense of a cause. Some of these include defending the nation’s foreign policy, defending oneself against a criminal charge, or choosing a lesser evil. Each of these examples focuses on a particular issue. If you are unsure of the correct definition of in defense of, you can find examples of […]

DUI
October 24, 2022

The First Year of Law School – Should I Study Criminal Law?

You may have a general idea of what you want to do after you graduate from law school, but you may not know what specific areas you want to focus on. The good news is that law school is a great time to explore new interests and hone your skills. In addition, the first year […]

What Are the 5 Defenses Against a Criminal Charge?
October 3, 2022

What Are the 5 Defenses Against a Criminal Charge?

If you have been accused of a crime, there are five primary defenses that you can assert. These include self-defense, diminished capacity, insanity, and consent. Lastly, you can claim insanity, which accepts that you were unaware you were doing anything wrong. However, this defense is used very rarely. Exculpation defense vs. self-defense Self-defense and exculpation […]

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