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Matt C. Pinsker

Matt C. Pinsker

Award Winning Criminal Defense & VCU Professor
  • Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets, DUI & DWI ...
  • Virginia
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Matt C. Pinsker is one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Virginia. A former state and federal prosecutor in addition to a former magistrate, he has won numerous awards as a criminal defense attorney. Mr. Pinsker is nationally recognized as a leading expert in criminal justice and procedure, having taught as an Adjunct Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and writing the definitive textbook for teaching criminal justice all over the country. He also served as a Captain in the US Army Reserves, doing Trial Defense Services for the JAG Corps.

Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    DUI & DWI
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Juvenile Law
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    30 minutes for a free consultation to analyze your case.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Professional Experience
Matt C. Pinsker, Attorney at Law
- Current
Judge Advocate
Army JAG Corps
Defense & Prosecution
Adjunct Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University
Taught Criminal Justice & Homeland Security
Special Assistant US Attorney (SAUSA)
U.S. Department of Justice
Supreme Court of Virginia
Commonwealth of Virginia
The George Washington University Law School
LL.M. (2013) | National Security & US Foreign Relations Law
Studied constitutional law as it relates to criminal practice
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West Virginia University College of Law
J.D. (2012) | Constitutional Law
Pro Bono Service Award; CALI Award; West Virginia National Security Law Review; Veterans Law Caucus; CALI- International Military Law
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College of William and Mary
B.A. (2009) | Government & History
Sharpe ScholarAward; Public Service Award; Student Government; Army ROTC; Varsity Cheerleading Squad
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10.0 Superb Rating
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Joint Service Commendation Medal
U.S. Army
Top Attorney Award
Top 10 for DUI Defense
Attorney and Practice Magazine
Top Attorney - Outstanding Young Lawyers in Virginia
Richmond Magazine
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Readers' Choice Lawyers
Richmond Times Dispatch
10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
Client's Choice Award
Top Attorney, Criminal Defense
Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Professional Associations
Henrico County Bar Association
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National College for DUI Defense
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Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
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Virginia State Bar  # 84314
- Current
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Articles & Publications
How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Record?
The term "defense law" is used to describe what?
To what extent do criminal attorneys represent their clients?
What Are the Four Common Countermeasures
Crisis on the Border: An Eyewitness Account of Illegal Aliens, Violent Crime, and Cartels
Homeland and National Security Law and Policy: Cases and Materials
Carolina Academic Press
Ending the Military’s Courts of Criminal Appeals De Novo Review of Findings of Fact
Suffolk University Law Review
Google Glass, Cybersecurity, and the Erosion of Privacy through Emerging Technology
Criminal Law Bulletin
Issues in Domestic and International Law if the US President Unilaterally Orders an Air Strike on Iran's Nuclear Facilities
West Virginia National Security Law Review
Making the Case: Constitutional Arguments to End the Prohibition against Women in Combat and Policy Changes Necessary to Complete Integration
West Virginia National Security Law Review
Speaking Engagements
Crisis on the Border: Experience of a Federal Special Prosecutor, West Richmond Businessmen's Association
Civil Rights and Immigration, Speaker Series
The Constitution and National Security, Speaker Series
U.S.Pre-trial Procedures in Civil Cases, Delegation visit to Richmond from the Yunnan Provincial Higher People's Court
Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness, Introduction to Homeland Security
Websites & Blogs
Matt C. Pinsker's Website Profile
Pinsker Law Website
Contact & Map
Pinsker Law
4932 Dominion Blvd
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Toll-Free: (804) 690-1228
Monday: 7 AM - 10 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM - 10 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM - 10 PM
Thursday: 7 AM - 10 PM (Today)
Friday: 7 AM - 10 PM
Saturday: 7 AM - 10 PM
Sunday: 7 AM - 10 PM