Although Mr. Cummings has relocated to Washington state, he remains a valuable asset to The Wilson Law Firm and he frequently serves as a consultant on pending cases.
Patrick C. Cummings, was born and raised in upstate New York. He graduated from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York and then went on to graduate from the Syracuse College of Law.
Following law school graduation, Mr. Cummings married his college sweetheart, Jennifer, at the time a recent Army ROTC graduate. Like many military families, Mr. and Mrs. Cummings moved frequently - New Jersey, Belgium, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginia and Alaska, Virginia and they currently are enjoying the Pacific Northwest in Washington state. Mr. Cummings took and passed bar exams on the first try in three different states - New Jersey (1994), Maryland (1995), and Virginia (2004).
Mr. Cummings began honing his litigation skills while working at Saperston & Day, P.C. while in law school. After graduation, he continued as a litigation defense attorney with Wolff, Helies & Duggan, P.C. in New Jersey and along the way Mr. Cummings developed a keen interest in protecting and championing causes for the underdog. While in Tennessee, he crusaded on behalf of military families as a Fort Campbell Consumer Affairs advisor.
In 2004, Mr. Cummings joined Lytle Law, P.C. in Newport News, Virginia, where he made his mark in Virginia DUI / DWI defense, exponentially growing his client base through his expertise and reputation in the field. By joining the National College of DUI Defense (NCDD), Mr. Cummings devoted himself to maximize his expertise in the field by frequently participating in out of state workshops and training specializing in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST's), breath alcohol forensic analysis, and the Intoxilyzer 5000. Mr. Cummings handled cases all across Virginia and was frequently helping clients in Hampton, Newport News, York, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Norfolk.
Mr. Cummings enjoyed success in both General District Courts and Circuit Courts, securing many "not guilty" verdicts in DUI / DWI and Refusal cases across Virginia. Mr. Cummings was an essential part of The Wilson Law Firm during his time in Virginia and his absence has been felt since he has relocated to Washington state. Mr. Cummings remains an asset to The Wilson Law Firm and he frequently serves as a consultant on pending cases.