Need a Virginia Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Reasons To Choose Our firm

  • Hundreds of Trials Handled
  • 30+ Years of Legal Experience
  • Board Certified as a Criminal Defense Lawyer Since 1997
  • Former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Virginia Beach, from 1985-1989
  • Free Case Consultations Available

Put 30+ Years' Experience On Your Side

Being accused of a crime is serious. When this happens and you are under investigation for a criminal offense, you need to take immediate legal action by seeking the help of a Virginia Beach criminal lawyer such as the ones at our firm. We know how prosecutors tend to approach criminal cases. As former prosecuting attorneys from 1985-1989 who have handled hundreds of trials, we are confident in my abilities to effectively challenge the charges against you.

Board Certified Virginia Beach Criminal Attorney

When it comes to criminal cases, I fight to win and have had great success. We are Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. What does this mean exactly? It means that we are well-versed in the area of criminal law and in criminal trials, so much in fact that we can refer to ourselves as experts. No matter is too complicated for us to handle.

Should you choose to retain our legal services, you can rest assured in knowing that we will leave no stone unturned in search of the strongest defense strategy available to you. We will work relentlessly to help you obtain the most positive result possible, whether it is a reduction of charges, an acquittal, or a dismissal.

Virginia Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

Let a Former Prosecuting Attorney Protect Your Rights!

Going up against the judicial system can be a scary and stressful experience. We will remain at your side, from start to finish, to ensure you always understand your rights and options. We can level the playing field in the courtroom on your behalf.

There is not a moment to lose. Contact our firm for skilled criminal defense and sleep better tonight.

Criminal Defense


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