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Comm v. J.D. - DUI REDUCED to Reckless Driving

March 2019

Client was referred to Ms. Carmichael after receiving a DUI charge. The BAC was determined from a blood draw rather than a breath test. Ms. Carmichael began a rigorous investigation that included subpoenas, witnesses, and medical records. Through thorough reviews and coordination with client, Ms. Carmichael approached the prosecutor with substantial materials. The prosecutor then agreed to reduce the charge to reckless driving. Client avoided restricted license, interlock, and other issues that accompany a DUI conviction.

Jessica Carmichael

Ms. Carmichael was named a Top Lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine, one of the "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2015 and 2016, "Top 10 Under 40 by National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2015, and a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2016. Ms. Carmichael has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged.


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