All Criminal Law Attorney Case Results – May, 2014

  • YOUR CRIMINAL LAW ATTORNEY WANTS YOU TO KNOW: YOUR CASE RESULTS MAY VARY. PAST RESULTS DO NOT PREDICT OR GUARANTEE FUTURE RESULTS.
  • The cases listed on this page were handled by Criminal Law Attorney and Virginia lawyer, Brenton D. Vincenzes, principal at Northern Virginia criminal justice firm, Vincenzes Law, PLLC.
  • The case list represents the full and complete list of finalized cases handled by Brenton Vincenzes for the stated month, up to the date noted as the date of last update.
  • For purposes of this list of case results, a charge is considered to be finalized if it has resulted in one of the following dispositions: nolle prosequi (dropped charge); charge dismissal; not guilty verdict; guilty verdict; and plea agreements resulting in convictions.

May, 2014
All Finalized Criminal Case Results this Month:

 –last updated May 21, 2014–

Criminal Law AttorneyA few words from our Virginia Criminal Law Attorney, Brenton D. Vincenzes

Lawyers are prohibited from guaranteeing results, because it is considered unethical (and for good reason).

What is the next best thing?

Just ask the consumers…the people who have looked for a criminal law attorney in or around Abingdon in recent months. Most criminal law attorneys would probably agree that many ask for specific case results, examples, and experiences with similar charges.

The first thing I tell them is this:

past case results should not be used to predict future case results, because no two cases are alike.

Some lawyers do not share case results. Others use some of their best results to advertise their services using direct mail (for the record, we do not ever send direct mail (junk). Of course, no criminal law attorney wins every case, and that is why you do not see more lawyers listing unfiltered case result lists. While we are proud of our results, there is no such thing as perfection, yet Mr. Vincenzes understands the value in past case results when they are listed in full — from the consumer and potential client’s perspective.

So far this month, Brenton D. Vincenzes finalized:
  • 16 clients
  • 18 charges
  • 3 jurisdictions

Criminal Law Attorney
Crunching the Numbers

Percentage (%) of:

  • Charges Dropped by Prosecutor or Dismissed by Judge:

56% (10/18)

  • Reckless Driving Charges Reduced to Infractions:

100% (3/3)

  • Felony Charges Reduced to Misdemeanors, or Dropped:

100% (3/3)

  • Possession of Marijuana Amended to Non-Drug Charge, or Dropped:

100% (3/3)

  • Plea Agreements Meeting Client’s Goal(s)

100% (7/7)

 Trials: 1

Circuit Court Trial May 1st:

Result: Not Guilty of Reckless Driving (Generally) a Class 1 misdemeanor; guilty of improper driving, a traffic infraction with the fewest DMV demerit points possible.*

*trial considered a victory

The May, 2014 Case Result List

Fairfax County General District Court

fairfax county traffic court

May 21, 2014

  • Assault & Battery | Nolle Prosequi
  • Procuring rental or leased vehicle by fraud with intent to cheat or defraud | Nolle Prosequi

May 15, 2014

  • Trespassing (at a public school) | Nolle Prosequi (dropped)

May 14, 2014

May 13, 2014

May 12, 2014

  • Felony Distribution of Marijuana (2 0z.) | Agreement: Misdemeanor PWID (1/2 oz.)

May 9, 2014

  • Profane Threats on Public Airways | Nolle Prosequi (dropped)

May 7, 2014

May 5, 2014

May 1, 2014

Fairfax County Circuit Court

May 1, 2014

Prince William County General District Court

prince william criminal law attorney

May 19, 2014

  • Possession of Marijuana | Nolle Prosequi (dropped)
  • Trespassing | Dismissed by Judge

May 16, 2014

Alexandria General District Court

May 20, 2014

  • Reckless Driving | Agreement: Speeding Infraction

Alexandria Circuit Court

May 8, 2014

  • Felony Perjury | Agreement: Misdemeanor Obstruction of Justice

Last updated May 21

When facing a criminal charge, regardless of the seriousness, it is best to ask legal counsel what the charge means to you, your future, and your family, in the unfortunate but possible event that you are convicted.

Not only that, but you also should apprise yourself of the knowledge of what a worst-case scenario entails. From there, a logical discussion can follow, touching on probabilities, defenses, and ways one might mitigate penalties and/or improve the odds the case will be resolved in a way that meets certain needs or goals…a few come to mind:

  • to qualify or maintain a security clearance
  • to qualify for or maintain financial aid for college tuition
  • to avoid jail time
  • to avoid a suspended driving privileges
  • to avoid deportation
  • to reach an outcome that preserves the ability to expunge the arrest record; and, many more

talk to a local Abingdon criminal law attorney, including Brenton D. Vincenzes if your case is in Northern Virginia, and you are looking for a private Virginia defense attorney.

If you would like to schedule an office visit, please call at:
703.665.3719.

Similarly, call or message us online

if you prefer to communicate that way. The way our clients are able to communicate with their attorney is completely up to preference: phone, email, cloud-based client management, all of the above, or something else. And of course, nothing is a substitute for meeting in person. We do, however, realize that meeting in person is not an option for every client, and we do our best to accommodate those, and other needs.

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Brenton D. Vincenzes is a lifelong Fairfax County resident and Fairfax Criminal Defense Lawyer. He is a member of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National College of DUI Defense, NORML, and has been awarded the following in 2014-15: Top 100 Trial Lawyer (National Trial Lawyers) Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer (National Trial Lawyers) Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Defense Attorney (National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys) 10 Best in Client Satisfaction for Criminal Defense (American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys) Nationally Ranked Top 1% Attorney Award Recipient (National Association of Distinguished Counsel) As a local leader, Mr. Vincenzes mentors troubled youths, volunteers his time to serve at his church, takes select pro bono clients, and strives to improve the community. Mr. Vincenzes represents men, women, and juveniles through zealous and diligent advocacy, strategic planning, and skilled trial work preparation. Mr. Vincenzes' areas of criminal law practice are broad, and include most felonies and misdemeanors such as: reckless driving, DUI & DWI, drug offenses, assault and battery, domestic violence, assault on an officer, destruction of property, alcohol offenses, firearm offenses, larceny, shoplifting, embezzlement, fraud, and other theft offenses, and moving traffic violations among others. His private legal services are available in most Northern Virginia jurisdictions, including Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Stafford County, Alexandria, Manassas, Leesburg, South Riding, and other cities and towns.

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