Reviews and ratings of local lawyers.
Post a review of your attorney.
Learn when to hire and how to choose the right attorney.
Browse articles and Q&A on different legal topics.
For $39 talk directly to a top-reviewed lawyer on the phone using Avvo Advisor. Get your questions answered in a 15-minute call. Advisor is also available as a mobile app.
Post a question and get free legal advice from attorneys.
See what others are asking about in the free Q&A forum.
5.0 stars 4 reviews
Avvo Rating: 10.0
Licensed since 1989
Review: “I had a very complex case that had lasted over 10 years during which I hired different lawyers with no success. When I moved to Maryland I began looking for a lawyer again, and talked to different always, and after hearing my case none of them wan...”
Practice areas & skills: Immigration
5.0 stars 2 reviews
Licensed since 2005
Paul has been practicing law since 2005. His areas of focus are in criminal and traffic defense and civil litigation (domestic relations, personal injury). In his criminal practice, he has experience handling serious felony charges (involving the ...
Practice areas & skills: Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family, Personal Injury
4.5 stars 6 reviews
Licensed since 1994
Selected to 2010 Virginia Super Lawyers
Member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
Practice areas & skills: Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody
Avvo Rating: 9.9
Licensed since 2001
Travis routinely represents individuals in state and federal courts who have been charged with the most serious of felony offenses (i.e., rape, murder, burglary, distribution of narcotics, embezzlement), as well as other felony and misdemeanor cri...
Practice areas & skills: Criminal Defense, Litigation, Personal Injury, Divorce & Separation
4.5 stars 21 reviews
Licensed since 1991
Review: “My wife and I spent 4 years trying to climb out of a hole that was created from unemployment and medical bills. We tried negotiating with credit card companies and even went as far as to pay a debt management company for 15 months. We were able to...”
Practice areas & skills: Real Estate, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning
5.0 stars 1 review
Avvo Rating: 9.5
Licensed since 2006
The focus of John’s professional practice is litigation related to real estate. He represents real estate investors, home builders, government contractors, automobile dealerships and others in motions, trials, administrative action and arbitration...
Practice areas & skills: Litigation, Construction & Development, Real Estate
5.0 stars 7 reviews
I am a private equity, M&A, and business lawyer who provides legal and business strategic solutions to private equity funds, investors, entrepreneurs, companies, and venture capitalists. I advise on transactions before, during, and after the deal ...
Practice areas & skills: Mergers & Acquisitions
5.0 stars 21 reviews
Avvo Rating: 10.0 Misconduct
Licensed since 1988
Mr. Portner is a member of the National Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Time Magazine in fact, recently recognized his achievements. Mr. Portner has been an attorney licensed to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C. since 1988. He represents clients ...
Practice areas & skills: Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Criminal Defense, Workers Compensation, Medical Malpractice
Licensed since 1968
Jim grew up on a small farm near Atlanta, Georgia. As a young man he was active in 4-H and was a National winner in one of his 4-H projects. He received his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from Georgia Tech. Jim and his wife, Sharon, moved...
Practice areas & skills: White Collar Crime, Litigation, Personal Injury
4.0 stars 4 reviews
Licensed since 1996
Daniel Lopez has eighteen years of experience representing individuals in the state and federal courts of Northern Virginia. He has a proven record of earning successful outcomes for his clients before judges and juries. The key to his success is ...
Practice areas & skills: Criminal Defense