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Roanoke Drug Offenses Lawyer

Marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, OxyContin, Codeine — these are all types of illegal and prescription drugs that can land you in jail, or prison, if you are charged with a drug-related crime in Virginia.

If you have been charged with a drug crime in Virginia, call a qualified attorney as soon as possible. Contact Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico today at 540-343-9349, or visit our Contact page to schedule a confidential consultation regarding your charges.

A the law office of Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico, our capable Roanoke drug offense attorneys have been assisting individuals facing misdemeanor and felony drug charges throughout southwest Virginia since 1964.

Effective Roanoke and Salem Drug Sales Attorneys on Your Side

More than 40 years of combined legal experience in criminal law have given Michelle C. F. Derrico and Richard L. Derrico a distinct advantage in representing clients struggling with serious drug charges. Our knowledge of Virginia law and federal sentencing guidelines, paired with our proven negotiation and litigation skills have helped our clients obtain successful results in even the most complex cases.

Our law firm handles cases at the state and federal levels involving:

  • Possession
  • Possession with the intent to distribute
  • Sale
  • Manufacturing
  • Trafficking
  • Cultivation
  • Distribution
  • Conspiracy
  • Import/export

We recognize the serious penalties you are up against if you are convicted of drug crime in Virginia, including harsh fines, license suspension/revocation and imprisonment — as well as a permanent criminal record.

Our Virginia drug possession lawyers will evaluate your case and craft a solid defense, or mitigate damage, if necessary. We will use the preliminary hearing as an opportunity to see if there is a legal issue that could have your drug charge thrown out. We will also thoroughly examine the associated police reports and talk to witnesses. If we find a basis, we will file a motion to suppress the drugs.

Contact Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico Today

We invite you to contact our Roanoke attorneys at Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico regarding your difficult legal matters. Call 540-343-9349, or visit our Contact page to schedule a confidential consultation at our law office in Roanoke, Virginia. Our office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with after hours and weekends by appointment. We serve clients in the Roanoke valley and throughout southwest Virginia. Spanish translation available upon request.