How Will Virginia Reckless Driving Affect Your Medical School Application?

If you’re applying for medical school, or you plan to once you graduate from undergrad, and you’re currently charged with reckless driving in Virginia, we definitely need to talk.

Reckless driving in Virginia is a Class 1 misdemeanor, which means that it is a criminal conviction, if you’re found guilty. Simply by getting a reckless driving ticket, you are currently charged with a misdemeanor that could be required to be reported to medical schools when you apply. That means this is definitely a situation that you need to get out in front of to try to minimize the damage that may go down on your permanent record. You’ll be much better to be able to say that you’ve had a charge and it was later reduced to something minor like a speeding ticket, when you apply to medical school.

Depending upon the facts of your reckless driving charge, many outcomes may be possible such as having it reduced to a minor offense such as speeding or maybe even having it dismissed completely. Of course, if it’s dismissed completely, you might not have to report anything on your medical school applications.

If you’re charged with reckless driving in Virginia, you definitely need to contact me. We can discuss what possibilities may work out in your case. Also, how I can help you to get the best result possible to help streamline your medical school application and help make sure that the reckless driving ticket doesn’t affect your prospect for the future.

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Andrew Flusche

My name is Andrew Flusche. I am a traffic and misdemeanor defense lawyer in Virginia. I limit my practice to traffic tickets and misdemeanor defense, so I know the ins and outs of these offenses. I literally wrote the book on reckless driving in Virginia which you can get on Amazon here or download for free here. I opened my practice in 2008 after earning my Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Since then, I have earned over 600 5-star reviews from happy clients on Google, Yelp, and Facebook. If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor offense in Virginia, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Your initial consultation is always free, and you'll talk directly with me about the details of your case.

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