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Awards and Accolades

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July 7, 2017by admin

Effective July 1, 2017, a long-overdue change to Virginia’s marijuana possession penalties will finally remove an archaic Virginia law. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill on March 27, 2017 that removes the statutory requirement that a conviction for possession of marijuana must result in the suspension of the defendant’s license for a period of […]


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May 18, 2017by admin

A question that we frequently receive from both clients and non-clients seeking consultations is “How long will a conviction for this stay on my record?”  There are actually 2 answers to this question, but unfortunately, neither of them are usually well received. The most straight-forward answer is: forever.  Regardless of whether you are only convicted […]


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April 25, 2017by admin

Ervin Kibria PLLC is pleased to announce that Justin Ervin has been named a 2017 ‘Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers. To be eligible for this prestigious distinction, a lawyer must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice 10 years or less. Super Lawyers evaluates nominees using a patented process evaluating 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional […]


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November 23, 2016by admin

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana Lawyer:  Client charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute had charged reduced to Simple Possession with the charged to be dismissed after 6 months.  After initial negotiations with the prosecutor failed to progress toward an equitable resolution, defense filed a motion to suppress based upon a violation of […]


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November 23, 2016by admin

Fairfax Reckless Driving Defense:  Client charged with Reckless Driving after being clocked at 92mph in a 55mph zone at 4AM had the charged reduced down to simple Improper Driving, avoiding the misdemeanor criminal conviction.  Although the prosecutor refused to engage in any negotiations to reduce the offense, we took our argument directly to the judge […]


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July 27, 2016by admin

Alexandria Traffic Attorney – Client was charged with a first-offense reckless driving due to speed in the city of Alexandria.  Through negotiation with the arresting officer and the judge, there was an agreement to reduce the charge to driving 9 mph over the limit in exchange for completion of a DMV approved driving improvement course. […]