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Our Firm

James Steele

James Steele is a Roanoke-based attorney who earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2007, and his undergraduate degree in Spanish from Tennessee Tech University. He is licensed to practice in Virginia, North Carolina, and New York. You can find Mr. Steele in traffic court almost every day.

Melissa Nicholson

Melissa Nicholson is a Roanoke-based traffic-focused attorney who earned her law degree from Charlotte School of Law. Her undergraduate degree was in History from Clemson University. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mrs. Nicholson taught English and History, and was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. Mrs. Nicholson is in a courtroom defending her clients almost every day.

Raford Bussey Jr.

Raford Bussey runs the Petersburg branch of the Law Office of James Steele. He earned his law degree from Wake Forest University and his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Bussey represents clients throughout Central and Southeastern Virginia. Whether he’s arguing the laws of it or stuck in the middle of it, Mr. Bussey dedicates most of his time to traffic.

About the Firm

Our goal at the Law Office of James Steele is to demystify the confusing traffic court system, help you understand the charges against you, and provide the best possible outcome given your unique circumstances.

  • Augusta
  • Bedford
  • Botetourt
  • Brunswick
  • Carroll
  • Charles
  • Christiansburg
  • Dinwiddie
  • Emporia
  • Franklin
  • Giles
  • Greensville
  • Henry
  • Hopewell
  • Lexington
  • Mecklenburg
  • Montgomery
  • Patrick
  • Petersburg
  • Prince George
  • Radford
  • Roanoke City
  • Roanoke County
  • Rockbridge
  • Salem
  • Staunton
  • Wythe

Every court is different. We have had years of valuable experience becoming well-acquainted with the courts, prosecutors, and judges in Roanoke and the surrounding counties. If you are looking for an experienced traffic attorney who knows how to negotiate and get the best outcome in each of these courts, call our office today.