Robert Battle

Robert Battle

Top Rated DUI Lawyer for 35 years wrote the book on DUI Defense in Virginia
  • DUI & DWI
  • Virginia
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Former VA state prosecutor and federal law clerk Bob Battle "wrote the book" on DUI Defense in Virginia. Bob was hired by a national publishing company to write "Virginia DUI Defense: The Law and Practice." With perfect ratings in the 2 national lawyer review sites ("Superb" and "Preeminent" ratings), Bob Battle has been the go-to lawyer for pro athletes, prosecutors, police officers, politicians and even other DUI lawyers who find themselves charged with DUI for over 35 years.

College of William and Mary
J.D. (1984) | Law
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University of Notre Dame
B.A. (1981) | Economics
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Professional Experience
Assistant Commonwealth Attorney
Fairfax County Commonwealth Attorney's Office
Law clerk for U.S. District Court Judge James Cacheris
United States District Court
Articles & Publications
How to Choose a DUI Lawyer in Virginia
Bob Battle Law
The Shocking Truth About Reckless Driving Speeding in Virginia
Bob Battle Law
Virginia DUI Defense: The Law and Practice
Lawyers and Judges Publishing
Speaking Engagements
Defending DUI and Speeding charges in Federal Court, Defending Traffic and Misdemeanor Offenses in Federal Court
Unique Defenses to Radar, Lidar and VASCAR in Reckless Speeding Cases, Tactics and Strategy for Defending Non-DUI Cases in Virginia
Acting Skills for Trial Lawyers, Virginia Trial Lawyers Assoc. Criminal Law Seminar
Attacking the So-Called Field Sobriety Tests, Strategies for Handling DWI & DUI Cases in Virginia
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Justia Inc
10 Best DUI Lawyers in Virginia Client Satisfaction
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
24 Best Richmond DUI & DWI Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 DUI Lawyers
National Advocacy for DUI Defense
Highest Rating- Superb 10 out of 10
Our Rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information we collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals. Attorneys who claim their profiles and provide Avvo with more information tend to have a higher rating than those who do not. What determines Avvo Rating? Experience & background Years licensed, work experience, education Legal community recognition Peer endorsements, associations, awards Legal thought leadership Publications, speaking engagements Avvo Rating levels 10.0 - 9.0 Superb
AV Rating- highest rating for Legal Ability and Ethics
Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar  # 23794
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Founding Member
- Current
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National College of DUI Defense
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept all major credit cards
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I am the only lawyer to offer a guarantee of free representation on any appeal to a Circuit Court judge for a new misdemeanor DUI trial.
Practice Area
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Bob Battle Law
Contact & Map
Bob Battle Law
1506 Willow Lawn Drive
Suite 121
Richmond, VA 23230
Telephone: (804) 673-5600
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)