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VirginiaJuvenile Defense Lawyers in Arlington County, Virginia

In the juvenile justice system in Arlington County, Virginia, the primary goal is to rehabilitate the child or teenager.


The juvenile justice system also protects the public. Important differences exist between the criminal justice system in adult courts and juvenile courts.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a juvenile court case in or around Arlington County, Virginia, consider the attorney's training and experience with these types of cases.


Attorneys often provide a free consultation and charge a flat rate for attorney fees and costs for juvenile delinquency and criminal defense cases.


Many of the top juvenile defense attorneys in the United States belong to the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). Created in 1999, NJDC supports criminal defense attorneys who represent children in juvenile court. In 2005, the National Juvenile Defender Center separated from the American Bar Association (ABA) to become an independent organization.


NJDC gives juvenile defense attorneys a platform to exchange information, build partnerships, improve advocacy skills and participate in the national debate over juvenile justice.


The mission of the NJDC is to "promote justice for all children by ensuring excellence in juvenile defense." Learn more about the NJDC.

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Rex Flynn

Rex Flynn
The Flynn Law Firm, PLLC
2045 15th St N
Arlington, VA 22201
Licensed for 7 years, Rex Flynn is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended George Mason University's School of Law... read more >

Dontae LaMont Bugg

Dontae LaMont Bugg
Bugg Law Firm, PLLC
1100 North Glebe Road Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201
Licensed for 14 years, Dontae LaMont Bugg is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer who attended University of Richmond S... read more >

Walter Bernardo Ruiz Jr

Walter Bernardo Ruiz Jr
1930 N Vance St
Arlington, VA 22201
Walter Bernardo Ruiz Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Georgia School of Law... read more >

Joshua Everett Bushman

Joshua Everett Bushman
Bushman Law Group
2800 Shirlington Road
Arlington, VA 22206
Joshua Everett Bushman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Elita Ceta Amato

Elita Ceta Amato
1600 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209
Elita Ceta Amato is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Graziella Bianchi

Graziella Bianchi
Attorney and Counselor at Law
10387 Main St. Suite 204
Fairfax, VA 22201
Graziella Bianchi is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey Alan Smith

Jeffrey Alan Smith
2200 Clarendon Blvd Suite 1400
Arlington, VA 22201
Licensed for 31 years, Jeffrey Alan Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nicholas Andrew Balland

Nicholas Andrew Balland
2300 Clarendon Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
Nicholas Andrew Balland is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Daniel Hutcheson Goldman

Daniel Hutcheson Goldman
2300 Clarendon Blvd.
South Riding, VA 22201
Daniel Hutcheson Goldman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

George Munoz

George Munoz
2111 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22201
George Munoz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Carla Frances Ward-Ahmad

Carla Frances Ward-Ahmad
2007 North 15th Street
Arlington, VA 22201
Carla Frances Ward-Ahmad is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Renee A Abbott

Renee A Abbott
Renee A Abbott is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Juvenile Defense Specialty Areas

Board Certification

National Association of Counsel for Children - NACC is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as child welfare law specialists and works to improve the quality of legal representation of children in dependency, juvenile delinquency, and family law cases.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The VACDL in Richmond, VA, originated in 1992. As an affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), this non-profit organization supports local criminal defense attorneys throughout networking opportunities, quality CLE seminars, and mentorship programs.


About Arlington County

Finding Attorneys in Arlington, VA

Lawyer Referral Service in Arlington, VA - Since 1969, the Arlington County Bar Association has sponsored a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). The LRS connects individuals and businesses with qualified attorneys in the City of Arlington and the surrounding areas of Arlington County and Prince William County, VA. In exchange for a $50 consultation fee you will receive a 30 minute consultation with a qualified attorney. For more than 45 years, this community based non-profit service has played an important role in helping individuals find a pre-screened attorney experienced in a particular practice area of the law.



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