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VirginiaJuvenile Defense Lawyers in City of Manassas, Virginia

In the juvenile justice system in City of Manassas, 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 City of Manassas, 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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Benjamin N. Griffitts

Benjamin N. Griffitts
Livesay & Myers, P.C.
9408 Grant Ave #402
Manassas, VA 20110
Licensed for 17 years, Benjamin N. Griffitts is a Criminal Defense and Probation Violations lawyer who attended George Mason University Sch... read more >

Cassi Baumgardner

Cassi Baumgardner
Patrick Woolley Attorney at Law
9119 Church St Suite 15
Manassas, VA 20110
Licensed for 8 years, Cassi Baumgardner is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Michigan State University College of Law... read more >

Steve Duckett

Steve Duckett
Defense Attorney Steve Duckett
9119 Church St Suite 12
Manassas, VA 20110
Licensed for 24 years, Steve Duckett 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.


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