Kenneth C. Chrisman,
Attorney at Law
Criminal Defense Attorney – Richmond, Virginia
A person charged with a traffic violation or criminal charge of any kind should have an experienced criminal defense attorney who is dedicated to protecting his or her record, freedom and future. At the law office of Kenneth C. Chrisman, in Richmond, Virginia, that is exactly what you receive.
We provide experienced and aggressive representation in all felony and misdemeanor criminal law matters, including:
Centrally located in Richmond, Virginia, we serve clients in central Virginia, Southside Virginia, the middle peninsula, and points north to Spotsylvania and Stafford counties. We represent out-of-state clients, including a large number of out-of-state clients charged with reckless driving.
If you need to speak with an experienced criminal defense and traffic attorney about a traffic charge, a misdemeanor, or a felony charge, we are pleased to offer a free consultation. If you've received a reckless driving citation instead of a simple speeding ticket, we are here to help. To contact our firm, call 804.673.6600.
Twenty-Five Years of Criminal Defense Experience
Each case at our firm is personally handled by criminal defense attorney Kenneth C. Chrisman and an experienced support staff. Mr. Chrisman is an experienced trial lawyer and negotiator with 25 years of legal experience. He has considerable experience in misdemeanor and felony cases in state and federal court.
Although Mr. Chrisman handles serious felony cases that include felony drug cases, sex crimes, theft offenses, violent crimes and white-collar crimes, he is one of a few select criminal defense attorneys in Central Virginia who has handled thousands of serious traffic violations. Those cases include well over a thousand reckless driving cases and hundreds of drunk driving cases. In addition to representing in-state clients, he has helped a large number of out-of-state drivers arrested for reckless driving and DUI / DWI.
Attorney Kenneth C. Chrisman is a highly experienced trial attorney with 25 years of legal experience. His practice is devoted to assisting people in the metropolitan Richmond area, throughout Central and Southside Virginia and the Middle and Northern Neck peninsulas, in the areas of criminal defense, traffic violations, DUI / DWI, and family law litigation. Mr. Chrisman is a result-oriented litigator. By aggressively representing his clients while negotiating reasonably, he resolves matters economically and effectively.
Kenneth C. Chrisman - Admitted: Virginia State Bar, 1985; U.S. District Court, 1988; Virginia Supreme Court 1991; U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Experience: Hawkins, Chrisman & Watkins 1986-88 (Partner) Deputy Public Defender, Petersburg 1988-89 Binford, Johnson, Cloninger & Chrisman1989-92 (Partner), Kenneth C. Chrisman, Attorney at Law, (Sole practitioner) 1992-present.
Education: George Mason University School of Law J.D.1985 Honors: Member George Mason University School of Law Review, Guidance Advisor First Year Tort's Class, Orientation Committee.
Criminal : (State & Federal) Drug offenses, firearm offenses, sex crimes, domestic assaults, fraud and white collar crime, conspiracy, murder & other homicides
Domestic: Custody and visitation, contested divorce, protective orders, child support show cause defense
Personal Injury: Auto wrecks, products liability, securities fraud
Pro-bono: Richmond Legal Aid, Family Violence Project, Pro-bono Parole representation
- Criminal Law
- Traffic Violations
- White Collar Crimes
- Reckless Driving
- 85% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- Virginia, 1985
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1988
- U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1988
- U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
- Virginia Supreme Court, 1991
- George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, 1985
Honors: Guidance Advisor First Year Tort's Class, Orientation Committee
Law Review: George Mason University School of Law, Member
- Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 1981
Honors: With Honors
Major: Philosophy & Religious Studies
- Hawkins, Chrisman & Watkins, Partner, 1986 - 1988
- Deputy Public Defender, Petersburg, 1988 - 1989
- Binford, Johnson, Cloninger & Chrisman, Partner, 1989 - 1992