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Criminal Defense & DUI Attorney in Richmond, Virginia

Kevin D. Purnell, a former prosecutor, is an experienced and dedicated attorney practicing in the areas of criminal defense and traffic law in Virginia. Serving clients throughout Richmond, Virginia, he also specializes in cases involving DUI defense, collections, landlord-tenant matters, and construction issues.

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Kevin D. Purnell

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Kevin Purnell began his career as a Richmond prosecutor which provided him many years of experience in criminal and traffic law. With a desire to use his knowledge and skills to guide those in need of better understanding the legal system for a brighter future, Kevin initially branched out from the prosecution realm to assist individuals and businesses with their rights to collections. He provided help to more and more landlord-tenant law cases, in which he enjoyed helping others reach peaceful resolutions. Eventually, Kevin wanted an opportunity to run his own firm and provide high-quality criminal defense, collections, and landlord-tenant representation. Since 2002, his firm, Kevin D. Purnell, PLLC, has been serving the greater Richmond area. Reach out today to get Kevin on your case.

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Dedicated & Compassionate Counsel

Attorney Kevin Purnell understands how stressful and complicated a legal situation can be. Regardless of what brings you to seek his services, Kevin will treat you with respect as he gets to know your side of the story and creates a tailored strategy you can move forward with. He's committed to doing whatever he can to help you reach the best possible result.

Methodical & Diligent Services

Facing criminal charges or getting caught in a legal dispute can have serious and lasting consequences. No matter what your situation entails, attorney Purnell will work hard to obtain the most favorable outcome for you. He'll approach your case carefully and deliberately as he seeks to serve your best interests and ensure fair treatment by the justice system.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

When you've been accused of a crime, don't take on the justice system alone —having a legal advocate in your corner can go a long way in making sure your side of the story is heard.

DUI & Traffic Law

Traffic violations can add up quickly and risk your freedom on the road. Allow an experienced attorney to provide strong representation and work to keep your driving record clear.

Landlord-Tenant Law

Getting caught in a dispute with your landlord or tenant can be complex. Work with an attorney who has residential and commercial real estate experience, and work toward a resolution.

What to Do If You're Facing Criminal Charges


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Cooperate, But
Don't Incriminate

You don't want to risk further charges by refusing to comply with law enforcement, so stick to the facts and don't sign anything you don't understand the implications of.

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Reach Out to an Experienced Attorney

As soon as possible, seek the help of a legal professional. Attorney Kevin Purnell can help you understand your rights, effectively represent you in court, and fight for justice.

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Stay Calm &
Trust the Process

With a legal advocate in your corner, you can have peace of mind about your case. Attorney Purnell will keep you informed at every turn so you have clear expectations.

Advocating for Your Rights Every Step of the Way

Faced with any legal situation, it's essential that you understand your rights and the process ahead of you. Otherwise, you risk an adverse outcome that could have lasting, negative consequences. Without assistance from an experienced legal professional, the chance of this risk is much higher.

Especially when your freedom is on the line — whether you've been arrested for a DUI or charged with another misdemeanor or felony crime — you need a criminal defense attorney who can help you fight to mitigate the impact that a criminal record has on your life.

Criminal defense attorney Kevin Purnell is a former prosecutor, meaning he has a deep understanding of both sides of criminal law. His knowledge, skills, and experience can make a difference in the outcome of your case. If you have a prior criminal arrest and are looking for a fresh start, Kevin also provides expungement services to seal that information so you can confidently move forward with your life.

Life is not always simple — it can be overwhelming, stressful, and even scary, especially when it involves a crime or heated disputes. From common concerns to more complicated issues, attorney Purnell has expertise in a wide range of legal matters and experience in all phases of the legal process.

While the majority of his practice is criminal defense, DUI and traffic law services, Kevin also assists individuals, families, and businesses of the Richmond, Virginia area with collections and litigation. As a landlord-tenant law attorney and construction law attorney, he has distinctive knowledge.

If you find yourself embroiled in a dispute with your landlord or a contractor you've worked with, don't take on your legal battle alone. Reach out for the guidance and support you need to protect your rights and best interests. Kevin D. Purnell, PLLC, has served Richmond, VA, and the surrounding area for decades and is prepared to help you resolve your situation. Schedule a free consultation today and learn how his experience can work for you.