Traffic Defense Center
Call: (757) 424-5434
Traffic Defense Center © of the Legal Defense Center and Monte E. Kuligowski, P.C., 3640 S. Plaza Trail, Suite 202, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. Office meetings in other cities by appointment.

Defending clients in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Eastville, Northampton County, Courtland and all of Virginia
Leading Traffic and DUI Law Office
​                         Virginia Traffic Court Defense


There are many Virginia traffic law attorneys to choose from, but it is important to hire a lawyer who knows the law and is willing to put in the extra effort that your specific case requires. Since 1997, Attorney Kuligowski has experience representing traffic, DUI and reckless driving clients in the courts of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News, Northampton County, and throughout the state and has earned a reputation of working hard to protect the interests of his clients.

Call today for an office appointment or to speak with Mr. Kuligowski.

Areas of Concentration:


● Misdemeanors​

● DUI / DWI

● Refusal

● Second / Subsequent Offense

● Reckless Driving by Speed

● Reckless Driving General / Specific

● Revoked / Suspended License

● License Restoration

● Hit and Run

● Appeals

​● Speeding and traffic infractions




 Law Office             Established 1997
Attorney Monte Kuligowski
Monte is licensed to practice law in every court of the Commonwealth of Virginia and has won cases at every judicial level, including the Virginia Supreme Court. Monte has been admitted to practice in federal court, including the United States Supreme Court. Monte has won DUI cases in both state and federal court.

Attorney Kuligowski is also a legal author, having work published in law journals by the law schools at Duke University, the University of Virginia, the University of Richmond, Samford University and St. John's University. Monte's article, "A Critical Review of Gibson v. Commonwealth," was published by the Justice System Journal, a peer-edited journal sponsored by the National Center for State Courts.

Click the image below to read Monte's article, "Rethinking DUI Law in Virginia," in the Richmond Law Review.
​Monte has been interviewed and quoted in Virginia Lawyers Weekly and the Virginian Pilot for his legal opinion on landmark DUI cases. He has also been interviewed by local television news stations.

Monte grew up learning a hard work ethic and has held several blue collar jobs before becoming an attorney and counselor at law. Because of his background Monte relates well to almost everyone and has represented, among others, shipyard workers, enlisted military personnel, construction workers, law enforcement officers, high-ranking military officers, professors, doctors and fellow attorneys.

Attorney Kuligowski has experience with almost every kind of DUI case, including second and subsequent offense, felony, elevated BAC, refusal, blood draw, watercraft and even an operating an aircraft under the influence case.

Call today for experience and professionalism you can trust. (757) 424-5434

Nothing on this website is to be construed as legal advice. The contents of this site are for informational and promotional purposes only. Legal advice will only be provided by the attorney during a personal conference. Call the office today to schedule an office appointment to speak to or meet with the attorney. All copyright laws apply from 1997 onward. All rights reserved.
Client Reviews
We are proud of the work we do and would like to share a few reviews from our clients:

RULE 7.1 DISCLAIMER: THE OUTCOME OF A CASE DEPENDS ON A NUMBER OF CASE-SPECIFIC FACTORS; ATTORNEY MAKES NO GUARANTEE AS TO THE OUTCOME OF ANY PARTICULAR CASE; CASE RESULTS MAY VARY.RULE 7.1 DISCLAIMER: THE OUTCOME OF A CASE DEPENDS ON A NUMBER OF CASE-SPECIFIC FACTORS; ATTORNEY MAKES NO GUARANTEE AS TO THE OUTCOME OF ANY PARTICULAR CASE; CASE RESULTS MAY VARY.

"I value Mr. Kuligowski's professional opinion. He was very diligent in making sure that I received the best possible outcome for my case. I spoke with other attorneys prior to speaking with Mr. Kuligowski and I most definitely received the best value by retaining Mr. Kuligowski to represent me." -- D.M. Dennis

"I retained the Legal Defense Center to represent me in connection with a DUI charge in Chesapeake, VA in June of 2009. Mr. Kuligowski is exceptionally knowledgeable and well versed in DUI laws in Virginia. I received exemplary service and with Mr. Kuligowski's knowledge and skill level I was able to overcome all charges in a very, favorable disposition. I was found not guilty of DUI and was able to keep my driving privileges. I would certainly recommend the Legal Defense Center. Thank you Mr. Kuligowski." -- Rose

"I would highly recommend the legal services of Attorney Kuligowski. His staff and practice is very professional, timely and straight forward on what to expect from your case." -- Collins

"I am very pleased with the degree of service I received from the Legal Defense Center. Mr. Kuligowski went above and beyond for me in court and kept me from going to jail. If there is ever a time where I need legal services in the future, I will definitely return to the Legal Defense Center and refer others to Mr. Kuligowski as well." -- Petty Officer Burke

"Mr. Kuligowski was very confident that he could win my case and he did. I am very pleased with the results and the manner professionalism that I received and would definitely recommend the Legal Defense Center to anyone in need of legal services." -- Bernadette C.

"Mr. Kuligowski and staff were very helpful in helping me obtain successful results in my legal situation. Mr. Kuligowski's legal knowledge and experience helped me win my case and for that I am thankful. Mr. Kuligowski will receive many recommendations from me." -- K. Printz

"I received great service from Mr. Kuligowski. He went to court and got the results that I needed during such a rough period in my life. Mr. Kuligowski is an excellent attorney and I would recommend him to others." -- J. Thomas

"I live out of state and it was very easy for me to speak with Mr. Kuligowski about my case. They were very professional and a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend Mr. Kuligowski to anyone." -- A. Overheul

"Words cannot express how grateful I am for your efforts in helping me win my case. You went above and beyond in your duty, which is something I appreciate very much." -- J. Dega
AVVO Client Rating 5 of 5 stars