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Michael T. Hemenway has been practicing law for over thirty years. He started as a prosecutor with the DA’s office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and went on to work as an Assistant Attorney General for New Mexico in Santa Fe, both in the criminal and civil areas of law. In 1990, he moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, where he worked as a prosecutor and then in private practice in the areas of civil litigation and criminal defense. Since 1996, he has worked primarily in criminal defense work and has handled cases in the local, state, and federal courts throughout central Virginia. Having tried more than 500 cases – ranging from DUI to Capital Murder – he has learned much about both the criminal justice system and human nature.