2020 has been one for the books! We just want to say how thankful we are for your support this year. Wishing you all the best as we enter a brand new year. We're looking forward to continuing to serve you in 2021!

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Initiative 81 Passes In The District Of Columbia

Dec 3, 2020 – Mar 12, 2021

Washington D.C.'s Initiative 81
Initiative 81 makes investigations and arrests of entheogenic plants and fungi the lowest level of police-enforcement priority, but what happens next?

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We’re thankful for all of our clients and supporters! Thank you for being a part of our journey this year. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you!

Light over darkness, hope over despair, and the victory of good in the world. Happy Diwali from Bruckheim & Patel!

Controversy in D.C.'s Forensic Science Practice
The controversial cases of Amari Jenkins and Antwan Baker uncovered mistakes, sparking the auditing of the Department of Forensic Sciences (DFS). Read more here:

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I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Bruckheim several years ago when he was practicing on his own before he and his partner formed Bruckheim & Patel - Washington DC. Every time I speak with Michael and we get into a legal discussion about DUI in Washington DC, or specific criminal cases in DC, I am always blown away with his knowledge and expertise. He is truly at the top of his game. Michael introduced me to Sweta several years later and can see why he was so anxious to partner with her. She is one tough criminal attorney. If you find yourself in need of a dui lawyer in Washington DC, or need a criminal attorney for any other issue in the District, this is the one law firm you need to call.
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Washington, DC DUI Lawyers

Bruckheim & Patel - Washington, DC is focused on delivering results for clients charged with a criminal offense. We have offices in Washington, DC and Rockville, MD, and we will ensure that your rights under the constitution are protected. As seasoned DC and MD criminal defense lawyers, we realize that a criminal prosecution threatens your future. You have a lot to lose, if you are imprisoned or fined for a large amount, because you will always have a criminal record. Bruckheim & Patel - Washington, DC pulls out all the stops to safeguard your interests and achieve a favorable case outcome. As a top legal firm, your future is safe in our hands. 

Our expertise and track record is acknowledged by the well-known legal marketplace AVVO. We understand that there are numerous ways to successfully challenge a DUI charge. With penalties like prison time, a criminal record, and a driving ban at stake because of your arrest, you need your lawyer to look at all possible angles to contest your DUI/DWI charges. At Bruckheim & Patel - Washington, DC, we are familiar with every approach to criminal defense and have a broad range of practice areas. We can give you the benefit of our experience and offer you sound legal guidance. If you require a Washington DC lawyer to fight a DWI criminal charge anywhere in the DC Metro Area, rely on the knowledge of Bruckheim & Patel.

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Bruckheim & Patel - Washington, DC boasts more than quarter of a century of experience in criminal litigation and defense. Our lawyers have dealt with thousands of clients, who have been charged with offenses like dangerous driving, traffic violations, sexual assault, attempted murder and drug trafficking. We are dedicated to protecting the rights of those accused of such crimes, and our record of successfully doing this speaks for itself. Bruckheim & Patel will always keep you up to date with your case, and explain the often complicated legal processes involved. We will advise you about all the options available. This way, your decisions about the future will be properly informed. If you require a DC DWI attorney, get in touch with us immediately!

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