We Teach What We Practice

We Teach What We Practice

Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm lawyers regularly teach our practice areas to other lawyers (and judges) at leading Continuing Legal Education programs. While we do this as a service to our profession, teaching benefits us (and our clients) by keeping us sharp and “up to date.” Here are some of the programs at which we’ve lectured:

Recent Developments in the Law — Virginia Trial Lawyers Association — Dave Albo — April 2, 2016.

Statutory Update for Judges — Northern Virginia General District Courts Judicial Conference — Fairfax — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — March 18, 2016.

Development of Craft Beer Law — National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association — Dave Albo — March 15, 2016.

Conference for Substitute Judges — Supreme Court of Virginia — Richmond — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — August 10, 2015.

Updates on the Law — Fairfax Bar Association — Fairfax, Va. — David Albo — April 29, 2015.

Winery and Vineyard Law — National Business Institute — Fairfax, Va. — David Albo — October 27, 2014

Transportation Safety Laws:  DUI, Reckless Driving, and Other Serious Traffic Laws — Supreme Court of Virginia’s General District Court Judicial Conference — Norfolk, Va. — David Albo — September 29, 2014

Conference for Substitute Judges — Supreme Court of Virginia — Richmond — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — August 11, 2014.

Updates in the Law — Fairfax County Bar Association — Fairfax, Va. — David Albo — April 30, 2013

Recent Updates in the Law — Virginia Trial Lawyers Association — Williamsburg, Va. — David Albo — March, 2014

Institute for Substitute Judges – Supreme Court of Virginia – Manassas Regional Airport, Manassas, Va.  – David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — July 9, 2013

Updates in the Law — Fairfax County Bar Association — Fairfax, Va. — David Albo — April 30, 2013

Recent Updates in the Law — Virginia Trial Lawyers Association — Williamsburg, Va. — David Albo — March 23, 2013

Statutory Update for Judges — Northern Virginia General District Courts Judicial Conference — Fairfax — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — March 22, 2013

DUI Defense in Virginia — Special Cases and How to Win Them — Virginia CLE — Richmond and Fairfax with replays throughout Virginia — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — September 19-20, 2012

Institute for Substitute Judges – Supreme Court of Virginia – Emergency Vehicle Operations Center, Nokesville, Va.  – David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — July 27, 2012

Recent Updates in the Law – Virginia Bar Association — David Albo — July 2012

Updates in the Law – Virginia Trial Lawyers — David Albo — April, 2012

Statutory Update for Judges – Northern Virginia General District Courts Judicial Conference — Falls Church — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — March 23, 2012

United States Marine Corps “Stand Down” – Quantico, Virginia — David Albo (Lecture to over 100 Marines on criminal law) November 22, 2011

“How to Become a Judge in Virginia” — Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association — Fairfax — David Albo — October 28, 2011.

“Defense of Serious Traffic Cases in Virginia” — Virginia CLE — Richmond and Fairfax with replays across Virginia — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — September 26-27, 2011

“The Basics of Criminal Law Practice — From Arrest to Acquittal” — Virginia CLE — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — September 13, 2011

“Legislative Updates”– Fairfax County Bar Association — David Albo — May 5, 2011

“Recent Updates on the Law” – Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Statewide Conference) — Warm Springs, Virginia — David Albo — April 2, 2011

Institute for Substitute Judges” — Supreme Court of Virginia – Alexandria — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — March 30, 2011

Statutory Update for Judges” — Northern Virginia General District Courts Judicial Conference — Falls Church — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — March 4, 2011

Successful Practice in General District and Circuit Courts” Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (“VTLA”), Richmond, Fairfax, Roanoke, and Norfolk — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — September 14, 21, 23, and 28, 2010

DUI Defense – Smart Strategy, Creative Tactics” – Virginia CLE — Fairfax, Charlottesville (replays in Alexandria, Fredericksburg, Hampton, Richmond, Roanoke, Abingdon, Danville, Tyson’s Corner, Virginia Beach, Warrenton, and Winchester) — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — September 22 and 24, 2010

Institute for Substitute Judges” — Supreme Court of Virginia – Alexandria — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — June 28, 2010

Statutory Update for Judges” — Northern Virginia General District Courts Judicial Conference — Fairfax — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — March 16, 2010

Institute for Substitute Judges” — Supreme Court of Virginia — Alexandria  — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — January 27, 2010

Ethical Issues in Criminal Law” — Arlington County Bar Association — Arlington — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — September 30, 2009

Defending Serious Traffic Cases” — Virginia CLE — Fairfax/Richmond –  David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — September 23, 2009

Statutory Update for Judges” — Northern Virginia General District Courts Judicial Conference — Fairfax — David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — May 15, 2009

“FBA Annual DUI CLE”– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Fairfax Bar Association — Fairfax, VA — January 31, 2007

“Defense of Serious Traffic Cases in Virginia”– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Virginia CLE — Norfolk and Fairfax, VA — September 20 & 21 (David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm lectures on the scientific aspects of criminal cases. He also teaches a segment on ethics).

“Solo and Small Firm Institute”– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Virginia CLE — Williamsburg, VA — May 16, 2006

“Successful Strategies in DUI Cases”– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Virginia CLE — Telephone Seminar — October 28, 2005

Criminal Law– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Arlington County Office of the Public Defender — Arlington, VA — June 23, 2005

Legislative Updates– David Albo — Arlington County Bar Association — Arlington, VA — May 26, 2005

Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in Virginia– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Lorman — Arlington, Virginia — April 27, 2005

Cyber Security and the Law: Addressing Compliance, Complexity, and Confusion– David Albo and David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — The George Mason University School of Law Critical Infastructure Protection Program and the Cyber Security Industry Alliance — March 22, 2005

Successful Strategies in DUI Cases– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Virginia CLE — Telephone Seminar — March 3 and 23, 2005

Effectively Defending DUI and Other Serious Traffic Offenses– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — McLean and Norfolk, Virginia — September 22-23, 2004

Recent Updates of DUI Laws– David Albo — Assn. of Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorneys — March 29, 2004 and March 25, 2003

DUI Law Update– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — George Mason University School of Law — Arlington, Virginia — June 10, 2003

Hiring and Firing Employees– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — NBI — Arlington, Virginia — January 24, 2003

Comparative Jurisdiction CLE– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Fairfax County Bar Assn — October 18, 2002

Criminal Law– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm and David Deane — Arlington County Bar Assn — June 8, 2002.

Essential Litigation Skills for Virginia Paralegals– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — IPE — Arlington, Virginia — May 23, 2002

Non-Competes: A Practical Seminar on Drafting, Challenging and Defending Non-Competition Agreements– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Arlington County Bar Association — Arlington, Virginia — November 14, 2001

Virginia’s New E-Commerce Laws– David Albo and David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — George Mason University School of Law — Arlington, Virginia — June 7, 2001

Annual DUI and Serious Traffic Offenses Seminar– David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — Arlington County Bar Association — Arlington, Virginia — February 1, 2001

New Felony, New Rules– David Albo — Fairfax Bar Assn — November 4, 2000

Employment Law 101– David Albo, David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — George Mason Universtiy School of Law — Arlington, Virginia — June 22, 2000

Northern Virginia Motions Practice: An Overview– David Albo, David Virginia Crime and Traffic Law Firm — George Mason University School of Law — June 16, 1999

DUI Annual Seminar– Erik Jurgensen — Fairfax County Bar Assn — 1999

ACCOLADES

"Best Lawyers," by Washingtonian magazine (2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2004).**
"AV-Preeminent" byMartindale-Hubbell(2017). This is their highest ranking for legal ability and ethics. **
"Legal Elite," by Virginia Business magazine(2017-2016, 2014-2006; 2003, 2002).*
""Power Player of the Year for Litigation," by SmartCEO magazine (2013) and “Star Influencer” (2016) by SmartCEO magazine.*
"Leaders in the Law," by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
"Top Criminial Lawyers," by Northern Virginia magazine (2017, 2014, 2012,2010).**
Super Lawyers," by Thomson Reuters (2017-2006). *
* This award is given annually
** This award is given every two years
*** This award can only be given once