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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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Biography

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
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 minutes for a free consult to analyze your case
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Matt C. Pinsker, Attorney at Law
- Current
Criminal and traffic defense.
Judge Advocate
Army JAG Corps
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Judge Advocate in the US Army Reserves experienced in both Army defense and prosecution.
Adjunct Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University
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Teaching criminal justice and homeland security at VCU
Special Prosecutor
Department of Justice
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Selected for a 6 month assignment as a Federal Special Prosecutor for the US Department of Justice.
Magistrate
Supreme Court of Virginia
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Prosecutor
Commonwealth of Virginia
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Education
The George Washington University Law School
LL.M. (2013) | National Security
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Studied constitutional law as it relates to criminal practice.
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West Virginia University College of Law
J.D. (2012) | Constitutional Law
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Earned a JD specializing in constitutional law
Honors: Pro Bono Service Award CALI Award
Activities: National Security Law Review Trial Advocacy
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College of William and Mary
B.A. (2009) | Government & History
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Honors: Sharpe Scholar Public Service Award
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Awards
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Reader's choice Award
Richmond Times Dispatch
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Top Attorney, Criminal Defense
Avvo
Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Pro Bono Award
West Virginia University College of Law
In recognition of volunteering to provide legal aid to others
CALI Award
West Virginia University College of Law
For academic excellence
Public Service Award
College of William and Mary
In recognition of efforts to improve the community and helping others
Professional Associations
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
Current
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Henrico County Bar Association
member
- Current
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Virginia State Bar  # 84314
member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Crisis on the Border: An Eyewitness Account of Illegal Aliens, Violent Crime, and Cartels
Regnery
Homeland and National Security Law and Policy: Cases and Materials
Carolina Academic Press
Google Glass, Cybersecurity, and the Erosion of Privacy through Emerging Technology
Criminal Law Bulletin
Ending the Military’s Courts of Criminal Appeals De Novo Review of Findings of Fact
Suffolk University Law Review
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
Speaking Engagements
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
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
Civil Rights and Immigration, Speaker Series
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Testimonials by former clients
Contact & Map
Matt C. Pinsker, Attorney at Law, PLLC
4932 Dominion Blvd
Henrico, VA 23060
Toll-Free: (804) 690-1228
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