Fairfax County, Virginia Criminal Lawyers

Matthew Crowley
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Virginia Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience

Mr. Crowley focuses his practice on defending his clients' constitutional rights and holding the police accountable. With 15 years of experience in the legal system in Northern Virginia, Matthew Crowley has dealt with a... Read More »
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David Joseph Dischley
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Virginia Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

David Dischley is an experienced criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor helping clients throughout Northern Virginia. David handles all types of criminal cases including drug offenses, DUI | DWI, reckless... Read More »
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Wilfred Yeargan
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18 Years Of Trial Experience in Virginia/Free Consultation 5 Star Client Reviews

Attorney Wilfred Yeargan graduated from the University of New Hampshire Law School, Franklin Pierce in 1998. He has served the Northern Virginia area for eighteen years, providing skillful defense of thousands of... Read More »
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Meredith Ralls
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Virginia Criminal Law Attorney

The George Washington University Law SchoolDistrict of Columbia and Virginia
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Sean R Hanover
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(800) 579-9864 2751 Prosperity Ave.
Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22031
Criminal, Business, Employment and Family
Attorney Hanover has been working in the legal arena since graduating with double Master Degrees in Employment Law (HR) and Union Law (Industrial Relations) in 1996. He obtained his JD from the University of the District of Columbia in 2008 and maintains a vibrant practice focusing on immigration, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and business law. In a twist he never saw coming, Mr. Hanover has become accomplished at defending gang members and individuals convicted of drug offenses in immigration court. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Hanover also owns an IT consulting company, HHC, Inc. based in Fairfax, VA. This company...
Amy L. Bradley
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(703) 883-0880 1921 Gallows Rd.
Suite 750
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
Amy L. Bradley has litigated cases heard in the state courts of every jurisdiction in Northern Virginia, the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Amy's extensive trial experience includes more than 100 bench and jury trials in criminal and civil matters ranging from traffic offenses to serious criminal offenses to personal injury and property damage cases. Amy previously worked as an attorney for one of the country's largest insurance companies giving her unique and valuable insight into how to...
Benjamin Inman
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(703) 910-5062 1750 Tysons Blvd.
Ste. 1500
McLean, VA 22102
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Employment
George Mason University School of Law
Benjamin has always stood up for what’s right – he finds real meaning in helping the good guys win! He’s always been guided by a clear sense of right and wrong, from his time in the U.S. Army to his time as a Commonwealth Attorney (prosecutor), to his current position at J. Madison PLC.
Before starting at J. Madison PLC, Benjamin worked at the Arlington Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for five years. As a Commonwealth Attorney, he helped the victims of violent, non-violent, and financial crimes find justice. He also tried hundreds of traffic cases and specialized in DUI cases. ...
Sudeb Basu
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(571) 572-2278 11890 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Criminal, DUI, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
The Catholic University of America
As your lawyer, your case gets my best effort from up-front intake through analysis and investigation. If you want to take your matter to trial, I will represent you before the judge or jury. My experience as a former computer applications developer can be useful in the evaluation of any electronic evidence in your case, such as information stored on smartphones, hard drives or disks, or the cloud.
Corinne Jane Magee
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(703) 356-7500 1300 Old Chain Bridge Road
Suite 3
McLean, VA 22101
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
The George Washington University Law School
In 1979, Ms. Magee graduated with honors from the National Law Center at the George Washington University. She and her husband then moved back to his native state of Rhode Island, where she worked as a staff attorney for the Rhode Island Supreme Court, reviewing cases and preparing pre-hearing memoranda for the justices.
In 1981 Ms. Magee and her husband returned to Northern Virginia, where she became an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Fairfax County. In 1987 she left the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, and went into solo practice, focusing on criminal defense. In 2003,...
Randall Sousa
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(571) 354-6164 3007 Williams Drive
Fairfax, VA 22031
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
St. Thomas University School of Law
I founded the Law Offices of Randall Sousa to provide aggressive, affordable, and highly skilled legal services to the people of Northern Virginia. We specialize in civil litigation, criminal defense, personal injury, divorce, estate planning, wills, trusts, and estates, and immigration. Call us today for a free consultation. 571-354-6164
Jeremy S. Letnick
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(703) 273-4100 3903 Fair Ridge Drive
Suite 210
Fairfax, VA 22033
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Born and raised in Fairfax, Virginia by a lawyer and police officer, Mr. Letnick has a unique perspective on cases from multiple viewpoints, Mr. Letnick regularly appears before the Judges of Northern Virginia and is in the courtroom daily. As a result, he has developed a rapport with the Courts in terms of trust and dedication to his clients. Mr. Letnick is an avid golfer. He played for Fairfax High School and hopes to one day retire in a golf community (free from stress).
B.R. 'Billy' Hicks
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(703) 354-4000 5429 Backlick Rd
Suite 110
Springfield, VA 22151
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
Mr. Hicks has been practicing law for 39 years. He attended college on the GI Bill and worked his way through law school as a full-time policeman. After graduation, he served for two and one-half years as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. He went into private practice in 1979, but served as the part-time prosecutor for the City of Falls Church for about 18 years. His practice is limited to criminal law, including DWI/DUI, and personal injury law. He is AV-Preeminent Rated and has been for many years. He has been named to Super Lawyers....
Hassan M. Ahmad
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(703) 964-0245 1039 Sterling Road
Suite 204
Herndon, VA 20170
Criminal, Divorce and Immigration
Tulane University School of Law
Michael Eisner
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(703) 891-9785 6723 Whittier Avenue
Suite 207
McLean, VA 22101
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Business and DUI
George Mason University School of Law
Michael L. Eisner is a founding member of Northern Virginia Law Group, PLLC. Mr. Eisner represents the firm's diverse client base in a variety of legal matters. His practice includes transactional-based matters, such as residential and commercial real estate transactions; corporate formations, organizations, mergers and acquisitions, and various contractual matters. Mr. Eisner regularly litigates in the state and federal courts of Virginia for both civil and criminal matters, with an emphasis on bankruptcy law, landlord and tenant law, civil business litigation and family law. He is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Mr....
Madison Whitehead
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Virginia Criminal Law Attorney

Liberty University School of LawVirginia
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Ryan Rambudhan
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Virginia Criminal Law Attorney

Ryan Rambudhan is a dual practice attorney who specializes in Family Law and Criminal Litigation. Criminal/Traffic Having previously worked for a prosecutor's office in New York, Mr. Rambudhan brings a unique set of... Read More »
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Charles W. Hazelwood III
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(703) 455-5160 9245 Old Keene Mill Road Suite 200
Burke, VA 22015
Criminal, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
I am licensed to practice law in the commonwealth of Virginia. I am a native Virginian and I attended high school at Lake Braddock. I graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina where I earned a bachelor’s degree majoring in criminal justice. I then graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law. During law school, I interned with the IRS and prosecuted cases at the New Kent County Commonwealth’s Attorney office. Since graduating and becoming licensed, I have focused on estate planning and criminal/traffic defense. My passion for defending and helping his clients has allowed him to...
Michael Stamp
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(703) 546-8517 1604 Spring Hill Road, 4th Floor
Vienna, VA 22182
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business and DUI
Rebecca Lynne Melone
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(703) 995-9900 12110 Sunset Hills Road
Suite 600
Reston, VA 20190
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Elder and Family
University of Toledo
David Brian Deitch
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(703) 940-3065 8300 Greensboro Drive
Suite 1250
McLean, VA 22102
Criminal, Business, Securities and White Collar Crime
New York University School of Law and Brown University
David Deitch leads the White Collar Defense and Corporate Compliance practice at Berenzweig Leonard. David is an experienced white collar trial lawyer who has tried more than 100 jury trials to verdict in federal and state courts around the nation. In serving his clients’ interests in criminal defense, civil, regulatory, and administrative matters, David brings to bear a lengthy tenure as a state and federal prosecutor, as well as years serving as defense counsel for blue chip businesses and individuals.

David’s diverse white collar background includes years of public service in the Justice Department and as a state prosecutor. David served...
Mr. Billy B. Ruhling II
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(703) 734-4325 1660 International Drive
Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102
Criminal, Appeals, Bankruptcy and DUI
The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School and William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Billy Ruhling, II, is an experienced litigator focusing on civil litigation matters. His experience in civil litigation has focused on complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy and business torts. Mr. Ruhling has represented clients in actions covering a broad spectrum, including insurance coverage, professional liability defense, antitrust claims, contract disputes, tort claims, breach of corporate duties, and fraud. Before joining Troutman Sanders LLP, Mr. Ruhling was on active duty as an Army Judge Advocate, where he served as a Branch Chief in the Army's Defense Appellate Division, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency. There, in addition to supervising seven appellate attorneys,...
Lana M. Manitta
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(703) 299-3440 1420 Spring Hill Road
Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22102
Criminal, Appeals, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Georgetown University Law Center
David Barr Albo
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(703) 867-8756 6367 Rolling Mill Pl
Second Floor
Springfield, VA 22152
Free ConsultationFairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
Criminal, Administrative, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Richmond School of Law
Let me take an awkward moment to brag a little.  I have been practicing law either as a Prosecutor or Defense Attorney for 30 years. I feel like I “have seen it all.”  I served as the Fairfax City Prosecutor prosecuting the law, as a State Legislator writing the laws, as a law instructor teaching the law to other lawyers, and as a defense attorney helping people defend themselves. That's probably why I am a five time Washingtonian Magazine and five times Northern Virginia Magazine "Top Attorney."

During my career as a prosecutor, I handled daily dockets of...
Andrew Omar Clarke
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(202) 780-9144 8280 WILLOW OAKS CORP DRIVE SUITE 600
FAIRFAX, VA 22031
Criminal
The George Washington University Law School
Sachin Kori
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(703) 435-0043 1035 Sterling Road, Suite 103
Herndon, VA 20170
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Mr. Brian Denton West Esq.
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(703) 564-4600 8500 Leesburg Pike
Suite 400
Vienna, VA 22182
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
G. Rex Flynn Jr.
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You want an Attorney that will fight for you, that cares, and gets good results.

The Flynn Law Firm is committed to fighting for our clients. We practice criminal defense in Northern Virginia, & are committed to obtaining the best results for our clients. Give us a call, you will not be disappointed. Read More »
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Karin Riley Porter
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Virginia Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience

Karin Riley Porter is an experienced Virginia criminal lawyer handling many different types of criminal offenses in Virginia. Common criminal offenses Ms. Porter deals with include drug offenses, DUI offenses, reckless... Read More »
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Rami Zahr
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
1751 Pinnacle Drive Suite 1000
Tysons Corner, VA 22102
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Immigration
As Senior Case Manager at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), I handled missing and abducted children cases including parental kidnappings with overlapping immigration and criminal law issues stemming from violations and leading to serious misdemeanors and felonies. As a result of these violations, inadmissibility and deportability issues often arose in the process resulting in the denial of immigrant and non-immigrant VISAs to petitioners and family members. I understand the importance of good legal representation in family, criminal, and immigration law cases and the impact of criminal convictions (even a minor crime), violation of an order of...
Karen Leiser
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(703) 734-5000 1750 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500
McLean, VA 22102
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Landlord Tenant
Georgetown University Law Center
Kara L. Tappan
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(571) 278-4787 6105 Arlington Blvd.
Suite G
Falls Church, VA 22044
Criminal, Appeals, Civil Rights and Estate Planning
William D. Pickett
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(703) 591-2448 5817 Ridings Manor Place
Centreville, VA 20120
Criminal
University of Richmond School of Law
Lawrence Brooke
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(703) 642-6047 7369 McWhorter Place
Suite 412
Annandale, VA 22003
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Kent State University and Duquesne University
Our firm provides defense for individuals charged with a variety of traffic offenses. From driving with a suspended license to DWI and reckless driving, we work to reduce the charges and minimize the potential consequences, including license sanctions, fines and insurance penalties.
Rachel Fierro
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
1035 Sterling Road, Suite 103
Herndon, VA 20170
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Attorney Rachel Fierro received her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Maine and her Juris Doctorate from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Her primary practice areas are Family Law, Traffic and Criminal Law. She has been practicing for over 14 years. She is admitted to practice in Virginia, U.S. District Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Anthony Mark Nicewicz
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(703) 319-8187 2915 Hunter Mill Rd
Oakton, VA 22124
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Virginia School of Law
Cherise Dyann Loy
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(703) 815-0000 1984 Isaac Newton Square West
Suite 206
Reston, VA 20190
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Cherise Dyann Loy, formerly Cuevas is an attorney handling Collaborative, Family & Personal Injury Law. Our firm helps with Consent & Step-Parent Adoptions, International Adoptions, Re adoption, Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions, Abuse & Neglect, CPS/Department of Family/Child Protective Services Cases, Child Custody, Divorce, Support, Alimony, Separation Agreements, Uncontested Divorce, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Prenuptial Agreements, Post-Nuptial Agreements, Name Changes, Birth Certificate Corrections.
Carlos John Rodriguez Salvado
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(703) 379-9446 5985 Columbia Pike
Falls Church, VA 22041
Criminal, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Tameka N. Casey
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(703) 239-3221 6564 Loisdale Court
Suite 600-D
Springfield, VA 22150
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Family and Traffic Tickets
Benjamin Schaefer
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Virginia Criminal Law Lawyer

Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of LawVirginia
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B.R. 'Billy' Hicks
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in all types of criminal cases.

I’m an experienced criminal defense lawyer and represent clients in all types of criminal cases throughout Virginia. I will fight for you and your rights and work for the best possible outcome in your case. Read More »
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Daniel Lopez
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Fairfax County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(703) 883-0880 1921 Gallows Road
Suite 750
Vienna, VA 22182
Criminal and DUI
The George Washington University Law School
Krystal R. Capasso
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Arlington County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(202) 838-7017 6924 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22213
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative and Military
The George Washington University Law School, Naval Justice School and Roger Williams University School of Law
Krystal is the daughter of a retired Army pilot and has spent her entire life in and around the military. She earned a business degree from Nichols College in 2005, and her law degree from Rogers Williams Law School in 2008.

Krystal became an Alabama state attorney in 2009 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps in 2009 and graduated with honors from the Naval Justice School in 2011. She served on active duty in the Marine Corps as a military lawyer until 2016.

In 2017 she earned her LL.M. (Master in Law)...
Marina Medvin
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(888) 886-4127 933 N. Kenmore Street, Suite 221
Arlington, VA 22201
Free ConsultationArlington County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
George Mason University School of Law
MEDVIN LAW Criminal Defense & DWI Law Firm, located in Alexandria, Virginia, provides award-winning, top-rated Virginia criminal defense lawyer services. Experienced criminal attorneys & DUI lawyers offer representation for Northern Virginia Felony and Misdemeanor criminal charges and arrests in Alexandria, Fairfax, and Arlington. Experienced in Federal Criminal Defense, we also specialize in Federal criminal attorney services in Alexandria VA for Federal criminal charges, Federal indictments and investigations, White Collar cases, and Federal traffic Misdemeanors in the US District Court in Alexandria.

MEDVIN LAW was founded by attorney Marina Medvin, a highly sought-after and nationally revered criminal trial lawyer who has defended FBI's 10 Most Wanted, WikiLeaks and Anonymous hacker...
Adam Krischer
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Arlington County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(703) 248-0626 2007 15th Street N
Suite 201
Arlington, VA 22201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Denver
A graduate of the George Washington University and the University of Denver College of Law, Mr. Krischer focused his early legal career in prosecution. As a staff attorney at the National District Attorneys Association, he assisted the creation of the National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women and drafted curriculum and served as an instructor for prosecutors nationwide.
Mr. Krischer left NDAA to serve as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Arlington County, prosecuting a range criminal activity from traffic offenses and DUIs to rape and other aggravated felonies. Mr. Krischer left prosecution and worked for the Stuttgart Law...
Andrew Stewart
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Arlington County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(703) 248-0626 2007 15th Street N
Suite 201
Arlington, VA 22201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The George Washington University Law School
Andrew Stewart graduated from George Washington University Law School in 2003. Since graduating he focused his practice on criminal defense of individuals and corporations in both DC and Virginia state and federal courts. In 2009 he co founded Dennis Stewart & Krischer PLLC and is presently serving as the managing partner of the firm. Mr. Stewart has extensive trial experience in both federal and state courts. He is also an adjunct professor at The George Washington University Law School.
G. Rex Flynn Jr.
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Arlington County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(703) 457-9222 2111 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 700-F
Arlington, VA 22201
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
Rex focuses his practice primarily in the criminal and family arenas. He firmly believes client-centered representation. As such, the client’s needs are the primary driver of the course of litigation. Once the client’s needs and wishes are established, Rex Flynn will zealously work (with integrity) to obtain the desired result, often with innovative solutions.

A graduate of George Mason University’s School of Law, Mr. Flynn served multiple terms in student government, the Black Law Students Association (regional and local), the American Bar Association (the 11th Circuit Lt. Governor of Diversity), the Honor Committee and as an editor for the Journal of...
William Turner
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(703) 677-8614 2111 Wilson Blvd
8th Floor
Arlington, VA 22201
Free ConsultationArlington County, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
American University Washington College of Law
William (Bill) Turner is a criminal defense attorney who actually tries cases. A former prosecutor for two Virginia jurisdictions, Mr. Turner has tried thousands of criminal cases to a verdict, including several high-profile jury trials. Having successfully built and prosecuted countless criminal cases as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, Mr. Turner offers clients an insider's view into how to respond to and defend against a government prosecution.

Mr. Turner believes that individuals facing criminal allegations need confident, talented, and experienced attorneys to develop a winning strategy and to argue their case persuasively. He combines extensive knowledge...
Mark Allen Yurachek
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Falls Church city County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(470) 319-8721 104 N Oak St
Falls Church, VA 22046
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
Emory University School of Law
From the day I started working in the field until today, I have learned the practice of criminal and appellate law from some of the finest attorneys in the country. I respect my clients and their families above all else and am keenly sympathetic to the fact that, when most of them come to me, they have already been through the difficult and emotionally wrenching process that is a criminal trial, only to lose and find themselves or somone they love very much subject to a long term in prison. I never promise anything to my clients other than the...
Karin Riley Porter
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Arlington County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(703) 291-3757 2111 Wilson Blvd Suite 780
Arlington, VA 22201
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
Karin Riley Porter is an experienced Virginia criminal lawyer handling many different types of criminal offenses in Virginia. Common criminal offenses Ms. Porter deals with include drug offenses, DUI offenses, reckless driving charges, as well as assault charges to name a few. Ms. Porter began her career in law as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, where she prosecuted cases for almost a decade. While there, she grew to understand the need for proper criminal representation in the justice system, and elected to become a criminal defense lawyer. She is a member of the National College for DUI Defense and has been...
Elita C. Amato
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Arlington County, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(703) 522-5900 2009 14th St N., #708
Arlington, VA 22201
Criminal, Appeals and DUI
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Faraji A. Rosenthall
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Former Fairfax County Prosecutor with over a decade of experience.

A former Virginia prosecutor who knows the state’s strategies—and how to fight them. Moreover, he’s a second-generation criminal defense lawyer who is dedicated to protecting the rights of people in Virginia.... Read More »
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Michael A Robinson Esq.
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Virginia Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

Recognized by Northern Virginia Magazine as a top criminal and DUI attorney, Michael has helped thousands of adults and juveniles fight their charges. Our Virginia criminal attorneys handle all misdemeanor and felony... Read More »
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.