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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Virginia, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Virginia should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Charles VanEvera Hardenbergh

Charles VanEvera Hardenbergh
14 E. Nelson St Suite 100
Lexington, VA 24450
Charles VanEvera Hardenbergh is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Mark Wayne Claytor

Mark Wayne Claytor
Mark W. Claytor, Attorney-at-Law
1403 S. Colorado Street
Salem, VA 24153
Licensed for 40 years, Mark Wayne Claytor is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Washington & Lee University School of Law... read more >

Seth C. Weston

Seth C. Weston
Law Office of Seth C. Weston, PLC
313 Campbell Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
Licensed for 20 years, Seth C. Weston is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended George Mason University School of Law... read more >

Reginald Robert Yancey

Reginald Robert Yancey
Reginald R. Yancey Attorney at Law
1933 Fort Ave
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Licensed for 43 years, Reginald Robert Yancey is a Criminal Defense and Divorce lawyer who attended Virginia State University... read more >

Nathan Coulter

Nathan Coulter
Gilbert, Bird & Weston
310 S. Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24011
Nathan Coulter is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Craig P. Tiller

Craig P. Tiller
Craig P. Tiller, PLLC
15421 Forest Road Suite D
Forest, VA 24551
Licensed for 29 years, Craig P. Tiller is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Frankie C Coyner

Frankie C Coyner
Attorney at Law
279 Draft Ave
Stuarts Draft, VA 24477
Frankie C Coyner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas Bert Weidner IV

Thomas Bert Weidner IV
1756 Jefferson Highway
Fishersville, VA 22939
Thomas Bert Weidner IV is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

R. Andrew Davis

R. Andrew Davis
R. Andrew Davis, PC
307 West Main St
Bedford, VA 24523
R. Andrew Davis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jordan Brinley Davies

Jordan Brinley Davies
1004 Court Street PO Box 1198
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Jordan Brinley Davies is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Neil Anderson Horn

Neil Anderson Horn
321 Campbell Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
Neil Anderson Horn is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

L. Richard Padgett

L. Richard Padgett
300 East 2nd Street
Salem, VA 24153
L. Richard Padgett is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Paul Graham Beers

Paul Graham Beers
Glenn,m Feldmann, Darby & Goodlatte
37 Campbell Ave S.W.
Roanoke, VA 24011
Paul Graham Beers is a Criminal Defense and Employment Law lawyer... read more >
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NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



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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