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Criminal Law Attorney Located in Richmond, Virginia

If you live in Virginia and have been charged with a crime, the time to speak with an experienced Richmond criminal defense attorney is now. Led by Attorney James A. Bullard Jr., our firm has fought on behalf of clients facing serious legal penalties for decades. We handle various criminal and traffic cases, including reckless driving tickets, DUIs, violent crimes, drug crimes, and so much more. Contact James A. Bullard Jr. P.C. today so we can begin formulating a comprehensive defense on your behalf.

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A Former Prosecutor

When facing criminal charges, hiring an attorney is of paramount importance. That being said, hiring a Richmond criminal defense attorney who is also a former prosecutor gives you a unique advantage in that your attorney will have an understanding of the inner workings of the criminal justice system, including the following:

  • How prosecutors form cases against those charged with crimes
  • When and how to challenge flimsy evidence
  • How to see the case through the jury and judge’s point of view
  • How a case moves through the criminal justice system
  • When it’s time to accept a plea bargain and when it’s time to fight harder

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Criminal Defense Services

A criminal conviction can permanently alter the course of someone’s life. Our firm understands this, which is why we take an aggressive and personalized approach to help our clients through their specific legal issues. For over 20 years, Attorney James A. Bullard Jr. has fought on behalf of clients facing various criminal charges, including the following:

Assault

All too frequently, people are wrongfully charged with assault and battery in Virginia. Oftentimes, innocent people face charges of assault and battery due to simple misunderstandings, such as an act of self-defense being misconstrued as an attack. Our firm is on your side. Learn More

Domestic Violence

Wrongful domestic violence allegations can ruin reputations and tear families apart. If you’ve been accused of domestic violence, you have a lot on the line. Our Richmond criminal defense attorney is here to help. Learn More

Drug Crimes

Drug crimes, such as the sale or possession of a controlled substance, can warrant high fines, years in jail, and more. Nobody should have to fight these charges on their own. James A. Bullard Jr. P.C. has your back. Learn More

DUIs

DUI charges have the potential to significantly alter the course of a person’s life. Our firm understands that people make mistakes, and we believe that one mistake should not haunt you for years into the future. If you are facing a DUI, all you have to do is give us a call. Learn More

Fraud

There are various types of fraud that an individual can commit, including credit card fraud, check fraud, mail fraud, and more. Each of these crimes comes with a unique set of penalties, which is why you need an attorney who is well-versed in each of them and who can fight your charges, every step of the way. Learn More

Gun Crimes

Our firm values the Second Amendment, and we support your rights as an American citizen to lawfully purchase, own, and use firearms. Unfortunately, people sometimes violate Virginia’s gun laws either without realizing or through a lapse of judgment. No matter your case, we are on your side. Learn More

Juvenile Crimes

When a child is facing allegations of criminal activity, his or her future may very well be on the line. Our firm has significant experience dealing with the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice, and we are prepared to put that experience to work for you and your child. Learn More

Shoplifting

Oftentimes, people do not even realize they were shoplifting until they’ve been charged with a crime. Whether there was a misunderstanding or you simply made a mistake, our firm is here to help. Learn More

Violent Crimes

Violent crimes come with some of the harshest penalties, as they involve injuring, or threatening to injure, another person. If you’ve been charged with a violent crime in Virginia, give us a call today. Learn More

Richmond Traffic Violations

Our Richmond traffic violations attorney has over 20 years of experience fighting traffic tickets in Virginia, and he knows that traffic tickets can be far more devastating than they appear. This is why our firm is dedicated to effectively handling a wide array of traffic violations, including the following:

Hands down the BEST! Handled my case very professionally and kept me in the loop every step of the way. Very knowledgeable and ready to fight for you. I had…- Breya B.

Best lawyer I ever had hands down. He takes the time to call you and let you know everything will be ok. Not too many are like him. Bullard is…- Nique H.

Excellent person, very respectful, kind, and polite. I met him helping a friend with a ride that day, thanks to God I haven't had the need of a lawyer but…- Ricardo Z.

Best court-appointed lawyer I've had, couldn't ask for a better lawyer. Mr. Bullard was nice and put all his efforts into my case even though he was appointed to me…- Cody D.

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