The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC

The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC

Confident, competent dedicated legal representation throughout Virginia.

Firm Overview

At The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC, we never settle for second best. We were founded to provide clients throughout Northern Virginia with top-quality legal services when they need it most. We focus our practice in the following areas of law:
-Family Law
-Wills and Trusts
We know how much frustration, anger and fear comes along with facing difficult crossroads in your life. Whether you are facing a divorce, a DUI or the eventuality of death, we are there to provide you with the representation you need and results you can depend on.

Focused on efficient resolutions for our clients
We make it our goal to provide our clients with the personal attention and respect that they deserve. By working personally with each client, it helps to establish a relationship of trust between you and our firm. We want our clients to feel like we are their champion, protecting you from harm and advocating for your rights. Many of the cases we handle involve sensitive issues that can be difficult for clients to talk about. If a client feels comfortable about sharing their concerns and desires, we can construct a much stronger case for you at trial. We know how important your case is to you. Our staff strives to always be accessible to answer your questions and provides regular updates on your case's status. This client-centric approach has garnered our firm significant success both in the courtroom and with our clients. We stand ready to assist you today. Finding quick resolutions to your case can ease the anxiety and uncertainty associated with your legal problems. We efficiently develop successful strategies for accomplishing your goals and upholding your best interests.

Unique solutions to your legal problems
If you need an experienced attorney to handle your case, call The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC at 517-248-2210 or feel free to contact the Hopkins firm online to schedule an initial consultation. From our office in Gainesville, we represent clients throughout Northern Virginia, including Arlington, Falls Church, Haymarket, Gainesville, Manassas and throughout Prince William, Loudoun and Fairfax counties.

A strong communicator and effective negotiator
Michelle's professional, compassionate approach to her clients' cases encourages open communication that can minimize your legal stress. Michelle attentively listens to your concerns, provides you with clear explanations about your legal options, informs you of every development in your case and immediately responds to your questions.

Main Office

Main Office
7130 Heritage Village Plaza
Suite 201
Gainesville VA 20155


(571) 248-2210


Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Trusts Wills Power of Attorney Advanced Medical Directives DUI/Reckless Driving/Speeding

Office Information

Office Hours

8:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m.


Northern Virginia Traffic/DUI Law Attorney

Powerful representation for the road ahead
The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC understands that good people make mistakes on the road. Whether you are charged with speeding, failing to wear a seatbelt or a DUI, we strive to satisfy our client's emotional, financial and legal needs by zealously representing their interests at every turn. Let us put our knowledge and skill to work for you.

Dedicated Northern Virginia drunk driving defense attorney
The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC understands the complexity of Virginia's DUI laws, and analyzes every aspect of your case from the initial traffic stop to blood tests to build your defense. The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC knows what the prosecution needs to get a conviction, and challenges the evidence against you at every turn. Being convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) has serious consequences, including loss of license, higher insurance costs, heavy fines and even jail time. We have the knowledge necessary to overcome the evidence against you, and the ability to help you attain the best possible outcome.

Traffic violations lawyer serving Northern Virginia
While many view traffic violations as minor infractions and nuisances, traffic tickets and moving violations have the power to wreak havoc on your life. Fees quickly mount, and points from tickets can cause your insurance premiums to skyrocket or result in a revoked or suspended license. The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC does not underestimate the seriousness of traffic violations and doggedly works on your behalf to get the charges you face reduced or dismissed. We are available to represent clients in traffic violation cases involving:
-Reckless driving
-Expired registration
-Expired license
-Running a red light or stop sign
-Texting while driving
-Failure to wear a seatbelt
-Driving without a license
-Driving with a suspended license
-Violating license restrictions
-Failure to signal when changing lanes
Whether you have been charged with a moving or nonmoving violation, our team possesses the knowledge needed to protect your best interests in traffic court.

Compassionate representation. Result oriented.
Call The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC at 571-248-2210 or feel free to contact the firm online to schedule an initial consultation. From our office in Haymarket, we represent clients throughout Northern Virginia, including Arlington, Falls Church, Haymarket, Gainesville, Manassas and throughout Prince William, Loudoun and Fairfax counties.

Michelle M. Hopkins, Esquire

The Hopkins Law Firm, PLLC

Principal Attorney and Owner

During Michelle's many years of legal experience, she clerked for the Hawaii State Office of the Attorney General, Education Division, and the Judiciary, Staff Attorney Office. She also worked as an education site manager at Hickam, Air Force Base, Hawaii. While attending law school, Michelle served as a law clerk for The Carlberg Law Firm and upon graduation from Law School, as an associate Attorney. Additionally, Michelle is an Adjunct Professor for Hawaii Pacific University teaching a range of courses including Introduction to American Political Processes, Public Personnel Management, Political Ideologies, and Public Administration. She is a competition runner, has completed two marathons, and competes in triathlons. She resides in Northern Virginia, enjoys other outdoor activities as well as attending the theater in Washington, DC.

-George Mason University School of Law, J.D.
-Troy State University, M.P.A.
-George Mason University, B.S.

Bar Admission
-Virginia, 2008
-District of Columbia, 2010

Professional Associations
-American Bar Association
-Virginia Women Attorneys Association
-Prince William County Bar Association
-Fairfax County Bar Association

Practice Areas
-Family Law
-Wills & Trusts
-School/Education Law


George Mason University School of Law