Bruckheim & Patel
Michael Bruckheim

Bruckheim & Patel

Call Attorney(240) 753-8222
1629 K Street, NW Ste 300, Washington DC , DC 20006

Background and Experience

As a former Prosecutor, Michael Bruckheim has experience on the other side of the aisle. He began his 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. Mr. Bruckheim has completed more training in DUI defense than any other practicing lawyer in the District of Columbia. He is trained to administer field sobriety tests according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) standards and trained as a NHTSA field sobriety test instructor. Mr. Bruckheim is the only licensed attorney in the District of Columbia to have completed a series of intensive trainings in forensic chromatography, which clued courses in Chromatography Theory and Practice, Forensic Drug Analysis, and Forensic Principles of Driving Under the Influence of Drugs. These trainings were successfully completed at the prestigious Axion Labs in Chicago, IL. In addition to these trainings, he is trained in the use of the Intoximeter EC/IR II breath instrument and has completed training in the field of drug recognition.

DC, 1991
MD, 1996
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D.
Maryland Super Lawyer - Super Lawyers, 2016
District of Columbia Super Lawyer - Super Lawyers, 2016
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
Forensic Drug and Alcohol Lawyer Specialist - American Chemical Society, 2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
Top Attorneys in Washington, DC - Newsweek Magazine, 2013
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
National College for DUI Defense
National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers
District of Columbia Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association
Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association
Bruckheim & Patel

Michael Bruckheim
1629 K Street, NW Ste 300
Washington DC, DC 20006
(240) 753-8222

Listing last updated: August 4, 2016 at 12:13 pm
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