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.

    Updated on April 16th, 2024 at 08:51 pmWhen we speak of DUI, it is typically assumed that the vehicle involved is a car or truck. But you love cycling and sometimes do it after downing a few glasses of your favorite wine. So, you’re wondering, can I get a DUI on my bicycle in DC? […]Continue reading

    Updated on April 16th, 2024 at 08:25 pmIf you have been charged with a drunk-driving offense in D.C. for the first time, do not make a bad situation worse by blindly pleading guilty. This advice applies even if pleading guilty seems like an honorable decision. You might reason that You might reason that usually when […]Continue reading

    Updated on April 16th, 2024 at 08:06 pmIf you are a designated driver, you have one job: stay sober for the night and get everybody home safe. Unfortunately, new research from the Journal of Studies on Alcohol suggests that many of us have redefined the job description to “be less drunk than the rest of […]Continue reading

    Updated on April 16th, 2024 at 08:51 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 with murder, finding yourself involved in criminal court proceedings is a frightening prospect. Many people are unaware […]Continue reading

    Updated on December 17th, 2020 at 05:51 pmDistrict Of Columbia’s New DUI Law When the DC Council passed the Comprehensive Impaired Driving and Alcohol Testing Program Emergency Amendment Act of 2012 on August 1, 2012, much of the publicity focused on the increases of mandatory minimum jail time for drivers with high chemical scores and/or […]Continue reading

    Updated on April 12th, 2024 at 07:38 pmWhile searching for a Montgomery County DUI lawyer, you should consider several things, including a proven track record of winning cases. And that is exactly what Michael Bruckheim of Bruckheim & Patel offers his clients. Montgomery County DUI Attorney If you are currently facing DUI charges, then you […]Continue reading

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