Author: Bruckheim & Patel

About Bruckheim & Patel

As a former Prosecutor, Michael Bruckheim has experience on the other side of the aisle. Prior to founding his law office in 2010, Mr. Bruckheim enjoyed a diverse career in litigation at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) serving for over 11 years. He began his OAG career as a prosecutor in the Criminal Section where he conducted numerous bench and jury trials in traffic and criminal misdemeanor matters. Mr. Bruckheim was promoted and served as Chief of the Criminal Section at the OAG where he supervised the prosecution of DUI offenses in the District and directed a staff of over 20 attorneys.

    This age-old question has surely come up at some point in your lifetime and you may even claim to know the answer. Fortunately, we have the research to either back, or destroy, your hypothesis. Spoiler: the answer will shock you. Do Men or Women Cause More Accidents? Women. According to the Federal Highway Administration, female drivers […]Continue reading

    In DC, while both a civil protection order and a civil restraining order are civil in nature, they are not the same. A restraining order is much broader in application, being applicable to anyone. A civil protection order only applies to those within an intrafamilial relationship such as domestic partners, immediate family, intimate party (e.g. […]Continue reading

    Updated on September 14th, 2015 at 08:41 pmMost people, on some level or another, would be terrified to face criminal charges. Whether you’re facing charges for driving under the influence of alcohol, or you’ve been arrested and charged for murder, finding yourself involved in criminal court proceedings is a frightening prospect. Many people are unaware […]Continue reading

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