Criminal Defense

Facing Criminal Charges in Rockbridge County or Buena Vista, Virginia?

If you face criminal charges in Rockbridge County or Buena Vista, Virginia, you need an experienced local defense attorney. I am James D. McMichael, and I regularly defend Virginia residents and out-of-state residents who are charged with crimes in Rockbridge County and Buena Vista. I have extensive experience with the local courts, judges, prosecutors and police.

If you have been charged with a crime, don’t wait to get help, because the prosecution will be proceeding. Call me 24/7 at 703-258-4277 or use the contact form below.

Personalized Defense

I will personally handle every aspect of your case. I will work directly with you at every step. I will explain everything that needs to be done, and give you a candid assessment of the possible outcomes.

Using my 37 years of legal experience, I will investigate your case thoroughly, including interviewing witnesses, studying police reports, visiting and photographing the scene, reviewing police bodycam video, and studying all the factual details of your case, to build a strong defense.

I defend clients against many types of criminal charges, some of which are:

  • DUI/DWI
  • Misdemeanor and Felony Drug Offenses
  • Cases Involving Vehicle Searches
  • Misdemeanor and Felony Larceny (Theft)
  • Driving With License Suspended
  • Fleeing Police, Resisting Arrest, and Obstruction of Justice
  • Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Public Intoxication
  • Trespass

Serious Consequences Require
Serious Defense

A conviction results in a lifetime criminal record, which can never be removed, and which anyone can easily find online. Penalties can include jail sentences, lengthy supervised probation, and large fines. Conviction can also lead to loss of employment opportunities and student financial aid.

Call me 24/7 at 703-258-4277 or use the Contact form below, for a free phone or in-person consultation. I will answer your questions, explain your options, and assess your case.