Dedicated to helping those charged in Fairfax County with a DUI/DWI or Reckless Driving.

Kyle G. Manikas is a former Fairfax County, Virginia, prosecutor. Prior to serving as a prosecutor, Mr. Manikas began his legal career practicing litigation at a large national law firm. After representing major corporations and their executives in high profile matters, Mr. Manikas accepted a position as a prosecutor in Fairfax County. Virginia. As a prosecutor in one of the largest and busiest jurisdictions in Virginia and Metropolitan Washington, DC, Mr. Manikas handled over 900 felony cases and thousands of DUI/DWI and Reckless Driving cases. Mr. Manikas practiced before the judges of the Fairfax County General District Court and Circuit Court
Mr. Manikas subsequently re-entered private practice and founded Manikas Law LLC. Utilizing the wealth of knowledge and experience obtained as a prosecutor, and the legal crisis management skills he Mr. Manikas developed defending large corporations, Mr. Manikas represents clients with the judgment and steady hand required in criminal litigation. Over the course of his career, Mr. Manikas has had the opportunity to litigate hundreds of trials, jury and bench. Mr. Manikas is Peer Review Rated as AV® PreeminentTM by Martindale-Hubbell - the highest rating awarded. Mr. Manikas currently appears before the 10 Fairfax County General District Court Judges and works with the approximately 20 prosecutors on DUI/DWI, Reckless Driving, and criminal matters on a daily basis.
Unlike some attorneys or firms, which simply "process" DUI/DWI and Reckless Driving cases, Mr. Manikas recognizes that each case is unique and presents its own set of challenges. For this reason, each client of Mr. Manikas' receives individualized attention and focus.
Having handled thousands of a particular type of case in Virginia such as DUI/DWI and Reckless Driving gives a lawyerr a perspective that cannot be gained by those that have spent their entire career on only one side of the legal equation. This experience puts a former prosecutor at a distinct advantage in defending a case. Moreover, having that prosecutorial experience in the county in which a client is charged gives a former prosecutor an inside understanding of the very system his client will face.
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