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United States v. M.G. - Reckless Over 90 MPH - REDUCED to Speeding, NO JAIL TIME

July 2017

Client was charged with Reckless driving for going over 90 mph. As a result of Ms. Carmichael's representation, the government dropped Reckless to speeding, but sought jail time, and supervised probation with a suspended license.  Client is a greencard holder and jail time could have had serious consequences.  After vigorous representation at the plea and sentencing hearing, Ms. Carmichael secured the following result for our client- no jail, unsupervised probation, no driving restrictions.

Practice area(s): Criminal Defense

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.