Springfield, Virginia Criminal Lawyers

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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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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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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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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Burke, 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...
B.R. 'Billy' Hicks
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Springfield, 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....
David Barr Albo
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(703) 867-8756 6367 Rolling Mill Pl
Second Floor
Springfield, VA 22152
Free ConsultationSpringfield, 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...
Tameka N. Casey
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Springfield, VA Criminal Law Lawyer
(703) 239-3221 6564 Loisdale Court
Suite 600-D
Springfield, VA 22150
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Family and Traffic Tickets
Springfield, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(571) 256-2925 8404 Chillum Court
Springfield, VA 22153
Criminal, Administrative, Immigration and International
South Texas College of Law
Springfield, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(703) 644-5795 6366 English Ivy Way
Springfield, VA 22152
Criminal and DUI
Lawrence Brooke
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Annandale, 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.
David Joseph Dischley
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(703) 635-2424 10509 Judicial Drive, Suite 102A
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
George Mason University School of Law
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 driving, assault and battery. David began his career as an Assistant Commonwealth Attorney (Prosecutor). As a prosecutor, David learned that effective criminal representation makes all the difference. David chose to become a criminal defense lawyer to help those charged with criminal offenses get the help they deserve and produce the results they need. David is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, a SuperLawyers...
Amy L. Bradley
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Tysons Corner, 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...
Ryan Rambudhan
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(703) 273-6431 4010 University Dr
#102
Fairfax, VA 22030
Criminal, DUI, Family and Traffic Tickets
The George Washington University Law School
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 skills to the firm. He understands how police and prosecutors approach cases, and uses that knowledge to build a strategic defense for his clients who face criminal charges. Mr. Rambudhan believes in a three-step approach to accomplishing a solid defense: (1) diligent preparation and research; (2) effective and aggressive negotiations; and (3) desire and confidence to litigate any case if necessary.

Family Law
Having previously worked with one of the best...
Madison Whitehead
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Virginia Criminal Law Attorney

Liberty University School of LawVirginia
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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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Sean R Hanover
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Fairfax, 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...
Seth Quint Peritz
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(703) 542-4008 3950 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 6
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
College of William and Mary
Seth Peritz has been practicing as an attorney in the Northern Virginia Area since graduating from William and & Mary Law School. Prior to joining Robinson Law, he worked for a criminal defense and immigration firm handling traffic cases, marijuana and other drug cases, sex crimes, and violent crimes. He particularly focuses on DWI and Reckless Driving cases. He is barred in the State of Virginia as well as the Eastern District of Virginia Federal Court. He is a member of several professional organizations including: The Virginia Bar Association, The Fairfax Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Virginia...
Andrew S. Criado
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(703) 201-1162 3950 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 6
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and White Collar Crime
The George Washington University Law School
Andrew Criado is a criminal defense attorney in the Fairfax office of Robinson Law. He represents clients throughout Northern Virginia.
Andrew joined Robinson Law after serving for ten years as a prosecutor in the Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, where he was a Senior Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney and headed the office’s White Collar/Fraud Unit.
Andrew began his career as Alexandria’s traffic prosecutor, gaining expertise in DUI law. He completed the Advanced DUI Training program in Williamsburg, VA and the Prosecutor Bootcamp at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, SC.
Andrew’s criminal law experience runs the gamut of adult and juvenile crimes from DUI, reckless...
Benjamin Schaefer
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(703) 273-6431 4010 University Dr
#102
Fairfax, VA 22030
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Ann Thayer
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(703) 385-5529 10605 Judicial Drive Ste# A-5
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Widener University
Attorney Ann Thayer practices primarily in the areas of DUI, criminal, and traffic defense as a partner with Taylor Law Company. Ms. Thayer attended Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice in 2000. Attending Widener School of Law in Harrisburg, PA, Ms. Thayer worked with the Prince William County Attorney’s Office and The Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) in Warner Robins, GA as an intern before obtaining her Juris Doctorate in 2004. Following law school, Ms. Thayer worked on several mergers and acquisitions as a contract attorney with various...
Marina Medvin
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(888) 886-4127 10560 Main Street
Suite 510
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFairfax, 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...
Krystal R. Capasso
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Arlington, 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)...
Karin Riley Porter
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(703) 278-2800 10505 Judicial Drive #101
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, 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...
Anastasia Kranias
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(703) 352-0100 3955 Chain Bridge Rd
Fl 2
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Regent University School of Law
I am a first generation Greek American born and raised in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. Although I work as an attorney in Virginia , I am a Maryland girl at heart. I am a proud graduate of the University of Maryland in College Park, as well as Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

I am honored to work for two of the very best lawyers in Virginia, and am passionate about my job. I happily spend hours in the office with my hard-working colleagues, fighting for our clients. Outside the office, I'm dedicated to...
Jeffrey Scott Romanick
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(703) 273-1400 3975 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Landlord Tenant
American University Washington College of Law
Meredith Ralls
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Virginia Criminal Law Attorney

Meredith Madden Ralls is an attorney who focuses her practice on her passion, which is representing individuals accused of committing criminal offenses. She graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law... 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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Michael A Robinson Esq.
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(703) 542-4008 3950 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 6
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Regent University School of Law
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 charges in the following jurisdictions:

Fairfax
Prince William and Manassas
Alexandria
Arlington
Loudoun

If you are facing a criminal, traffic or DUI charge in Virginia, please contact our office via phone or email for a 100% free consultation. Our criminal defense lawyers have prosecutorial backgrounds in criminal defense. Robinson Law, PLLC is dedicated to providing the best possible criminal and traffic defense to its clients.

Practice Areas include: Criminal Defense (all...
Faraji A. Rosenthall
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(703) 934-0101 10560 Main Street
Suite 310
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Georgetown University Law Center
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.

Born and raised in Fairfax County, Faraji stayed close to home to study at the prestigious Georgetown University Law Center. Then he spent four years prosecuting cases as part of the Fairfax Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, where he gained deep experience in every area of criminal law and, most importantly, learned how prosecutors think.

Faraji began his criminal defense work in 2009, using his prosecuting experience to build strong cases...
Luke J Nichols
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(703) 383-9222 10617 Jones Street Suite 101B
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
George Mason University School of Law
Luke J. Nichols has successfully defended hundreds of drivers in Virginia. He is well known for his expertise in DUI/DWI defense, reckless driving defense, and other traffic issues. Luke Nichols is one of the few attorneys in Virginia who has undergone the NHTSA based law enforcement training for DUI detection and the Standardised Field Sobriety Tests (SFST). Mr. Nichols has also been trained as a Field Sobriety Test Instructor and has been trained in the use of law enforcement speed measurement devices such as Radar, Lidar, and Pacing. This experience and training gives Mr. Nichols a unique edge in defending...
Mary Nerino
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(703) 940-1577 10505 Judicial Dr #105
Fairfax, VA 22030
Criminal, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Mary Nerino, a Price Benowitz attorney, is here to help those facing criminal charges in the Fairfax, Virginia, and the northern Virginia area. Mary, originally an elementary school teacher, went back to school and graduated from The Washington and Lee University School of Law. After graduation, Mary worked in Alexandria as an attorney fellow in the office of the Public Defender. Now, she runs her own, private criminal practice and works on cases including: assault, drug crimes, gun charges, theft, and more.
G. Rex Flynn Jr.
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(703) 457-9222 11325 Random Hills Road
Suite 360-A146
Fairfax, VA 22030
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...
Mr. Ronald E. Smith
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(703) 352-8000 3900 University Drive
Suite 210
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Social Security Disability and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
Attorney Ronald Smith practices in State and Federal Courts in Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudon Counties. At Ronald E. Smith, P.C., our clients benefit from the skill and experience of a team of legal professionals. Whether you are facing DWI (DUI) charges, drug charges or theft charges, a team of at least two attorneys and support staff will combine their efforts to mount a united defense for you. Additionally, our firm is adept at guiding clients through the process of filing for and appealing Social Security Disability claims. If you have concerns regarding Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security...
Carly Jehlen Hart
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(703) 934-8580 4085 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 302
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
George Mason University School of Law
Carly Jehlen Hart focuses her practice in the areas of criminal and traffic defense, domestic law, and civil litigation. Ms. Jehlen Hart has been practicing law since 2010 and joined the Firm as a Partner in 2019. As a lawyer, Carly appreciates being able to help her clients, and getting to know them, during what is usually a very difficult situation, and the opportunity to advocate for them not just in their litigation, but for them in their lives.
Ms. Jehlen Hart graduated from the University of South Florida with two Bachelors of the Arts degrees in Literature and Interdisciplinary Social...
Madison Whitehead
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney
(703) 273-6431 4010 University Dr
#102
Fairfax, VA 22030
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Liberty University School of Law
Wilfred Yeargan
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(703) 352-9044 11350 Random Hills Rd
#800
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Franklin Pierce Law Center
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 criminal, traffic and DUI cases. He also assists clients with prosecution and defense of civil matters such as expungements, protective orders, personal injury and contract claims.

Attorney Wilfred Yeargan is an experienced litigator and has successfully defended thousands of criminal and traffic charges in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Some of the routine matters defended by his office include Reckless Driving, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Driving...
John Cady Kiyonaga
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Alexandria, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(703) 739-0009 600 Cameron Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Criminal
Columbia Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
John Kiyonaga has spent the last 30 years successfully defending people accused of all major crimes to include capital murder, espionage and complex fraud. A graduate of Columbia Law School and fluent Spanish speaker, he is rated AV (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Kiyonaga has conducted over three dozen jury trials, argued numerous federal and state appeals, successfully petitioned the United States Supreme Court for hearing, and successfully challenged long after the fact, convictions in Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Prior to defending the criminally accused, he practiced with the Wall Street law firm of Brown & Wood and served as a...
Benjamin Schaefer
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Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of LawVirginia
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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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Meredith Ralls
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(703) 273-6431 4010 University Dr
#102
Fairfax, VA 22030
Criminal, DUI and Traffic Tickets
The George Washington University Law School
Meredith Madden Ralls is an attorney who focuses her practice on her passion, which is representing individuals accused of committing criminal offenses. She graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School, and earned her degree in International Affairs magna cum laude from The George Washington University. She is admitted to practice in state and federal courts of Virginia and Washington, DC.

Meredith enjoys representing clients in all types of cases, from simple traffic infractions to serious felonies. She has represented clients charged with DUI, tax fraud, wire fraud, bribery, rape, and murder. She is exceptionally knowledgeable in the law,...
Randall Sousa
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Fairfax, 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
Geoff Burke
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Alexandria, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 665-4454 100 North Pitt Street
Suite 206
Alexandria, VA 22314
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Wake Forest University School of Law
Burke Law, P.L.C. provides its clients with effective legal services as they face their most challenging legal issues. Burke Law counsels government contractors and employees on matters ranging from security clearances eligibility denials to the most basic questions about completing the SF-86. The law practice of Burke Law also defends clients against criminal charges, against asset forfeiture proceedings brought by state and federal law enforcement, and maintains a heavy consumer protection and civil litigation case load in both state and federal court. Clients in all practice areas attest to the prompt, courteous, and professional...
Bernard Crane
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(202) 429-2900 10560 Main Street
Suite 310
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Bernard Crane graduated from George Washington University, and earned his law degree from Catholic University. He's been practicing criminal and business law in the Washington area since 1985. For over 30 years, he's zealously fought for clients accused of all types of crimes - from marijuana to murder and carjacking. There's almost nothing he's not already seen and learned to deal with, both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. He's helped thousands of people get through some of the worst times in their lives. He can help you, too.

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Gretchen Lynch Taylor
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(703) 385-5529 10605 Judicial Drive
Suite A-5
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
College of William and Mary
Edward Ungvarsky
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Alexandria, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(571) 207-9710 114 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
Yale Law School
Ed handles all kinds of criminal cases in state courts in Virginia and in the District of Columbia and in federal courts nationwide, particularly the DC, Virginia, and Maryland federal district courts. Ed has practiced as a criminal defense attorney for almost 25 years since graduating Yale Law School in 1993.

During law school, Ed worked for two large DC law firms, Jenner & Block and Akin, Gump. When his federal appellate clerkship ended, Ed continued to focus on criminal appeals and state and federal post-conviction habeas appeals at public service law offices in Tempe, Arizona and New York City....
Muhammad Elsayed
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(703) 352-0100 3955 Chain Bridge Rd
Fl 2
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
A long-time resident of Fairfax County, Muhammad graduated from George Mason University, summa cum laude, with a bachelor's degree in Administration of Justice. He later earned a Juris Doctorate degree from George Mason University School of Law, summa cum laude. During law school, Muhammad gained experience in criminal law through internships at the Fairfax County Public Defender's Office, the Federal Public Defender's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the Commonwealth Attorney's Office for Arlington County. The George Mason Law Review also published an article authored by Muhammad addressing the constitutionality of legislation targeting the enforcement...
James McMurray Johnson
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Woodbridge, VA Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 670-0761 13478 Minnieville Rd
Suite 204
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
George Mason University School of Law
James M. Johnson graduated from James Madison University in with degrees in Biology and Economics. He received his Juris Doctor from the George Mason School of Law. James Johnson has worked at the outstanding law firms of Pfitzner & Morley, Johnson Ford Law, and now he is the managing attorney at the Johnson Law Firm, PC. He is admitted to practice in all Virginia courts, as well as the Federal and Bankruptcy courts of the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia.
Rebecca Janet Wade
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Alexandria, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(703) 836-9030 500 Montgomery St.
Suite 575
Alexandria, VA 22314
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Richmond School of Law
Partner Rebecca Janet Wade focuses on family law and criminal defense, representing clients in cases of divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, and alimony. She specializes in criminal and civil domestic violence cases, both defending clients who are facing that charge as well as representing victims of domestic violence. Ms. Wade has extensive experience with protective orders and laws involving physical abuse, assault and injury, emotional abuse, threats of violence, and more. Her work defending the mother of a young child left in a hot car seat received considerable media attention.

Ms. Wade grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, and graduated...
Zachary A. Deubler
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Fairfax, VA Criminal Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(703) 591-0200 10513 Judicial Drive
Suite 300
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law and George Mason University
Zachary Deubler, a long-time resident of Fairfax County and graduate of George Mason University, received his Juris Doctor from Mason in 2016. Throughout law school, Zach explored civil and criminal law through extensive class study and legal internships. During his legal education, Zach also demonstrated great strength in the criminal appellate arena; winning awards for his legal writing and ability to give oral arguments.

Beginning with Whitestone|Young PC as a clerk in 2014, Zach became an Associate Attorney at the firm shortly after obtaining his law license. Now a member of the Virginia Bar, Zach focuses primarily on criminal...
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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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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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.