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Mitchell Wells

Mitchell Wells

RILEY & WELLS - Attorneys-At-Law
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets
  • Virginia
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Mitchell M. Wells is admitted to practice law in all state and federal courts in Virginia, concentrates his practice in the areas of criminal law, DUI and reckless driving traffic violations, and has defended thousands of cases. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Wells served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Health Care Fraud section of the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mr. Wells was responsible for supervising various fraud investigations and litigating Virginia false claim actions in federal court pursuant to the Federal False Claims Act and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Wells served as a Virginia State Trooper for eight years. Mr. Wells investigated thousands of criminal, drug, DUI, traffic and accident cases; was rated "exceptional" by the Virginia State Police; and, he received 23 commendations for his exemplary service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. He was also filmed by the television show "Real Stories of the Highway Patrol." Mr. Wells was certified by the Virginia Department of Forensic Science as a Breath Test Operator, and by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services as a Crime Prevention Specialist, General Instructor, R.A.D.A.R. operator, V.A.S.C.A.R. operator, and to administer the NHTSA standardized field sobriety tests. While attending law school, Mr. Wells was a law clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Payne, Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.

College of William and Mary
J.D. | Law
Virginia Commonwealth University
M.P.A. | Public Administration
Virginia Military Institute
B.A. | Economics & Business
Professional Experience
RILEY & WELLS - Attorneys-At-Law
Assistant Attorney General
Virginia Attorney General's Office
Virginia State Trooper
Virginia State Police
Professional Associations
National College for DUI Defense
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
4th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Areas
  • Reckless Driving
  • Speeding Ticket
  • Hit & Run
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