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Bernard Crane

Bernard Crane

Over 30 years of effectively, zealously fighting for clients
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime ...
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Bernard Crane graduated from George Washington University, and earned his law degree from Catholic University. He's been practicing criminal and business law in the Washington area since 1985. For over 30 years, he's zealously fought for clients accused of all types of crimes - from marijuana to murder and carjacking. There's almost nothing he's not already seen and learned to deal with, both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. He's helped thousands of people get through some of the worst times in their lives. He can help you, too.

Before becoming an attorney, he was a private investigator, conducting investigations across the county. Prior to that, he served as a police officer, including working undercover in narcotics. He know how investigations are built, so he know where their weak spots are. He's been where the arresting officer has been, so he know what he sees. More importantly, he know what the officer misses.

Mr. Crane has completed an in-depth advanced training course on traffic alcohol cases approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and become one of the few attorneys who have earned certification in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing. This means he's been trained in exactly the same procedures the officers must use to make arrests for DWI or DUI. He can spot errors and omissions in their reports that frequently result in cases being dismissed.

He's advised and handled the legal needs of countless businesses, including accountants, doctors, restaurants, nightclubs, I T vendors (hardware and software), labor services providers, and government contractors. He's guided clients' businesses from start-up to becoming major players, and helped them with government contracts, bid protests, liquor licensing, union disputes, corporate agreements, leases, buy-sell agreements, and all other business matters. He treats YOUR business as if it were HIS business.

The George Washington University
B.A. (1976) | Criminal Justice, Sociology, Dramatic Art
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The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
J.D. (1976) | Law
Honors: American Jurisprudence Academic Achievement Awards: Creditors Rights and Debtors Protection, Insurance Law, Professional Responsibility
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Professional Experience
Fairfax County Bar Association
DC Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Virginia State Bar
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    White Collar Crime
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
  • English: Spoken, Written
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DC courts area office (at Archives METRO)
601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 900-South
Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: (202) 429-2900
Cell: (202) 486-6555
Fairfax County Courthouse area office
10560 Main Street
Suite 310
Fairfax, VA 22030
Telephone: (202) 429-2900
Cell: (202) 486-6555