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Jean Humbrecht

Jean Humbrecht

Criminal and Traffic Defense in Northern Virginia
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  • Virginia
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Jean Humbrecht is the founding attorney at Humbrecht Law, P.L.L.C. She is admitted to practice law in all courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Born and raised in Northern Virginia, Ms. Humbrecht handles primarily criminal and traffic cases throughout Northern Virginia. Prior to opening her own practice, Jean Humbrecht worked for a criminal defense firm in Fairfax, VA. Ms. Humbrecht received her Master's in Litigation at The George Washington University Law School, graduating Magna Cum Laude. This additional degree she received after her J.D.increased her trial skills and made her a formidable opponent in the courtroom. Jean Humbrecht is an active member of the Prince William County Bar.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
Federal Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal Attorney
Humbrecht Law, P.L.L.C.
- Current
Northern Virginia Criminal Defense and Family Law
Counsel
United States House of Representatives
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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
Law Clerk
Legal Services of South Central Michigan
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Represented clients in court in family law matters; prepared for trial by researching, writing motions, and participating in negotiations; conducted client intake and interviewing for organization.
Extern
Washtenaw County Public Defender
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Represented clients in court in misdemeanor and felony cases.
Education
The George Washington University Law School
LL.M. (2014) | Litigation
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Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Ave Maria School of Law
J.D. (2010)
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Activities: Mock Trial Criminal Justice Society Delta Theta Phi Honor Society State Bar of MIchigan, Executive Board, Student's Section
Awards
Rising Star 2019
Super Lawyers
This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Virginia, 2019
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.
Top 40 under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Virginia, 2018
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.
Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Virginia, 2018
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers is a professional organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from across the country who exemplify superior qualifications as civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. This national organization provides networking opportunities, advocacy training, and the highest quality educational programs for trial lawyers.
Rising Star 2018
Super Lawyers
This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Virginia, 2017
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.
Rising Star 2017
Super Lawyers
This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Virginia, 2016
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.
Superb Rating, 10.0
Avvo
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Virginia, 2015
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only, and is extended exclusively to those individuals who meet stringent qualifications and specialize in the legal practice of criminal defense or civil plaintiff.
Fellow
James Madison Fellowship Program
Congressional Fellow
The Heritage Foundation
Young Lawyer's Conference Outstanding Service Award
Virginia State Bar
CATO University at Capitol Hill
CATO Institute
Congressional Scholars Program
Foreign Policy Initiative
Professional Associations
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Board of Directors
- Current
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
Prince William County Bar Association
Criminal Law Committee, CLE Committee
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Virginia State Bar # 81424
Member
- Current
Activities: Standing Committee on Professionalism
Fairfax Bar Association
Criminal Law Section Member
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Activities: Circuit Court Committee, Continuing Legal Education Committee (2014-present) Law Related Education Committee (2014-present) General District Court Committee (2012-present) Pilot Mentorship Committee (2012) Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Young Lawyer's Section Liaison (2012)
Prince William County Bar Foundation
Board of Directors
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Fairfax Law Foundation
Board of Directors
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Activities: Golden Gavel Awards Committee, Chair 5K Run for Justice Committee, Chair
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
Member
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Women's Congressional Staff Association
Member
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Alexandria Bar Association
Member
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William B. Bryant American Inn of Court
Member
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Virginia Bar Association
Associate Editor of Young Lawyer Newsletter
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Activities: Communications Committee (2012) Opening Statement, Associate Editor (2012)
American Bar Association
Member
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Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
Judge
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Publications
Articles & Publications
What is the Difference Between Breaking and Entering and Burglary in Virginia?
Avvo
Obtaining Money by False Pretenses in Virginia
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Virginia Aggravated Malicious Wounding Charge
Criminal Law Blog
Difference Between Grand Theft Auto and Robbery in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Is Drunk in Public a Misdemeanor in Manassas?
Criminal Law Blog
Difference Between Car Theft and Carjacking in Manassas
Criminal Law Blog
What Happens If I Miss A Court Date in Virginia
Avvo
What is a Simple Assault in Virginia?
Criminal Law Blog
Manassas Traffic Attorney Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Difference Between Carjacking and Car Theft in Virginia
Avvo
Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer in Virginia
Avvo
Is Racing Considered a Crime in Virginia?
Criminal Law Blog
Burglary vs Robbery in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
5 Types of Aggravated Abduction in Virginia
Avvo
3 Ways a Person Can Be Charged with Shoplifting in Virginia
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7 Important Things to Know About a Drunk in Public Charge in Virginia
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Exceeding the Speed Limit in a Work Zone in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Common Theft Crimes in Virginia
Avvo
Reckless Driving Charges in Virginia
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3 Forms of Grand Larceny in Virginia
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Frequently Asked Questions About Speeding in Virginia
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5 Types of Breaking and Entering Charges in Virginia
Avvo
Bank Burglary in Virginia
Avvo
Aggravated Malicious Wounding in Virginia
Avvo
3 Elements of Malicious Wounding in Virginia
Avvo
Is Speeding Considered Reckless Driving in Manassas?
Criminal Law Blog
Carjacking in Virginia
Avvo
Fairfax County Traffic Attorney Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Hit and Run in Virginia
Avvo
What Speed is Reckless Driving in Virginia?
Criminal Law Blog
Robbery in Virginia
Avvo
What is a Manassas Hit and Run?
Criminal Law Blog
Proof of Burglary Charge in Virginia
Avvo
Difference Between Burglary and Robbery in Manassas
Avvo
Mandatory Penalties for a Fourth Offense DUI in 10 Years in Virginia
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Mandatory Penalties for a Third Offense DUI in 5 Years in Virginia
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Felonies in Virginia: Classes and Penalties
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Felonies in Virginia: Classes and Penalties
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Grand Theft Auto in Fairfax
Criminal Law Blog
Do Demerit Points Transfer Between States?
Criminal Law Blog
Fine for Speeding in a Work Zone in Manassas
Criminal Law Blog
Top 5 Things Drivers Should Know About Speeding in Manassas
Avvo
Virginia Reckless Driving: Frequently Asked Questions
Avvo
Assault on a Police Officer Charge in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Traffic Lawyer Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
What is the Difference Between Burglary and Robbery in Manassas?
Criminal Law Blog
Battery Lawyer in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Alexandria Traffic Attorney Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Strangulation Charge
Criminal Law Blog
What is the Difference Between Breaking and Entering and Burglary in Fairfax?
Criminal Law Blog
Carjacking vs Car Theft in Manassas
Criminal Law Blog
Hit and Run in Fairfax
Criminal Law Blog
Prince William County Traffic Attorney Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Breaking and Entering Charge
Criminal Law Blog
Simple Assault Charge in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Burglary Charges in Manassas
Criminal Law Blog
Manassas Hit and Run Lawyer
Criminal Law Blog
Loudoun County Traffic Lawyer Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
What is Assault on a Police Officer in Virginia?
Criminal Law Blog
Speeding Tickets in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Simple Assault
Criminal Law Blog
Is Speeding Considered Reckless Driving in Virginia?
Criminal Law Blog
Manassas Burglary Charge
Criminal Law Blog
Malicious Wounding Charge in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Do Demerit Points Transfer Between States?
Criminal Law Blog
Manassas Traffic Lawyer Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Handguns in Secured Vehicle Compartments are NOT Concealed Weapons
The Champion, Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Hit and Run Lawyer in Fairfax
Criminal Law Blog
Breaking and Entering vs. Burglary in Fairfax
Criminal Law Blog
Robbery Charge in Fairfax
Criminal Law Blog
Is Speeding a Crime in Virginia?
Criminal Law Blog
Loudoun County Traffic Attorney Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Difference Between Malicious Wounding and Unlawful Wounding in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Hit and Run
Criminal Law Blog
Unlawful Wounding Charges in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
DMV Demerit Points in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Loudoun County Reckless Driving Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Carjacking Charge
Criminal Law Blog
Top 10 Tips for Alexandria Traffic Court
Criminal Law Blog
Assault on Police Officer in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
What Are Virginia DMV Demerit Points?
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Malicious Wounding Charge
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Traffic Attorney Explains Traffic Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Alexandria Reckless Driving Charges
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Battery
Criminal Law Blog
Top 10 Tips for Fairfax County Traffic Court
Criminal Law Blog
DMV Points and Driver's License Suspension of Minors in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Manassas Reckless Driving Lawyer Explains Reckless Driving Charge
Criminal Law Blog
Malicious Bodily Injury in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Car Theft vs. Carjacking in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Failure to Yield to Stationary Emergency Vehicle
Criminal Law Blog
Failure to Yield Right of Way in Virginia §46.2-863
Criminal Law Blog
Driving Too Fast for Highway and Traffic Conditions
Criminal Law Blog
Top 10 Tips for Prince William County Traffic Court
Criminal Law Blog
Probable Cause for A DUI Arrest in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Driving Behavior and DUI Arrest in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Field Sobriety Tests in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Differences Between the PBT and Breathalyzer Test in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Are Virginia DUI Suspects Required to Take A Blood Test?
LinkedIn
The 3 Charges That Trigger the Implied Consent Law in Virginia
Avvo
Preliminary Breath Test in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Can the Police Make a Driver Take a Blood Test After a DUI Arrest in Virginia?
Criminal Law Blog
Schedule I Controlled Substance Charges in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Evidence of Intent to Distribute A Controlled Substance in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Distribution of Controlled Substance on School Property Va. Code 18.2-255.2(A)(1)
Criminal Law Blog
Controlled Substances in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Schedules of Controlled Substances in Virginia
Avvo
Importation of Cocaine in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Why Was I Arrested for DUI in Fairfax?
Criminal Law Blog
Purchasing Alcohol for Intoxicated Person Va. Code 4.1-306
Criminal Law Blog
Third Offense Marijuana Possession with Intent to Distribute in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Second Offense Virginia Marijuana Possession with Intent to Distribute
Criminal Law Blog
First Offense Virginia Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
Criminal Law Blog
Purchasing Alcohol for Underage Person
Criminal Law Blog
Interdicted Person in Possession of Alcohol
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Driving on Revoked License Third Offense in 10 Years: Penalties
Criminal Law Blog
Driving on Revoked License in Virginia Penalties: Second Offense
Criminal Law Blog
Ignition Interlock Violations in Virginia
Avvo
Virginia Driving on Revoked License First Offense: Penalties
Criminal Law Blog
Ignition Interlock
Criminal Law Blog
First Offense Virginia Marijuana Possession Penalties
Criminal Law Blog
Mandatory Penalties for a Second Offense DUI in 5 Years in Virginia
Avvo
Third Offense Breathalyzer Refusal in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Second Offense Breathalyzer Refusal in Virginia Penalties
Criminal Law Blog
Breathalyzer Refusal Penalties in Virginia
Avvo
First Offense Breathalyzer Refusal in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Alexandria Public Intoxication Charge 13-1-5
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Drunk in Public Charge 5-1-1
Criminal Law Blog
Public Intoxication Charge Herndon Code 46-16
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Tampering with Vehicle
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax DUI Convictions and Mandatory Jail Time
Avvo
Virginia Reckless Driving Penalties
Avvo
Mandatory Penalties for a First Offense DUI in Virginia
Avvo
Virginia DUI Penalties: 4th Offense in 10 Years
Criminal Law Blog
DUI Penalties in Virginia: 4th Offense in 5 Years
Criminal Law Blog
DUI Third Offense in 10 Years in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Third Offense DUI in 5 Years in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Second Offense DUI in 10 Years in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia DUI Second Offense in 5 Years
Criminal Law Blog
The 5 Ways a Driver Can be Convicted of a DUI in Virginia
Avvo
DUI Penalties in Virginia
Avvo
What to Expect After Your First DUI Conviction in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
The 4 Classes of Misdemeanors in Virginia
Criminal Law Blog
Virginia Hit and Run Penalties
Criminal Law Blog
DMV vs. Court-Ordered Driver's License Suspension in Virginia
Traffic blog
Virginia Battery Against a Schoolteacher 18.2-57(D)
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Arson Charge 18.2-88
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Arson Charge 18.2-87 Intentionally Burning Woods
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Arson Felony Charge 18.2-86 Burning Woods
Criminal Law Blog
Misdemeanors in Virginia: Classes and Penalties
Avvo
Arson Charges in Fairfax 18.2-81 Burning Personal Property
Criminal Law Blog
18.2-82 Burning Building/Structure While Intending to Commit Felony
Criminal Law Blog
18.2-80 Burning or Destroying Any Other Structure or Building
Criminal Law Blog
Fairfax Arson Charge Under 18.2-79
Property Crime Blog
Virginia Hit and Run Charge: Death or Injury
Reckless Driving Blog
Virginia Hit and Run Charge: Damage to Attended Property
Reckless Driving Blog
Virginia Hit and Run Charge: Damage to Unattended Property
Reckless Driving Blog
Top 10 Tips for Fairfax County Traffic Court
Avvo
Virginia Speeding Tickets and DMV Points
Speeding Ticket Blog
Facing Facts About Social Networking and Privacy
Fairfax Bar Association Journal
Keeping Up with the Jones Opinion
Opening Statement, Virginia Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Dispositions in Virginia: Ethical and Legal Considerations, Continuing Legal Education, Manassas, VA
Prince William Bar Association an CAIR Coalition
This CLE took provided an in-depth analysis of the immigration consequences of criminal dispositions in Virginia, including but not limited to guilty convictions.
Devonshire Program Attorney Speaker, Devonshire Program, Fairfax County
Fairfax Bar Association
The Devonshire Program provides high-school students an opportunity to hear from a variety of speakers about the ramifications of criminal charges. Ms. Humbrecht discussed criminal charges, criminal convictions, and resulting consequences as an adult.
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions CLE, Continuing Legal Education, Fairfax, Virginia
Fairfax Bar Association
This CLE, also known as "crimmigration 101", provided information on the immigration consequences of criminal proceedings. This program, for both the new and seasoned practitioner, discussed recently developing case law regarding defense counsel's ethical obligations, how to analyze immigration impact of criminal court results, and how best to obtain immigration-neutral dispositions.
Certifications
Virginia Indigent Defense Certification
Virginia Indigent Defense Commission
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
9256 Mosby Street
9256 Mosby Street
Suite 204
Manassas, VA 20110
USA
Telephone: (703) 479-0015
Fax: (571) 313-5222