Cheryl D Stein

Cheryl D Stein

Criminal Defense Attorney

Washington, DC





No Misconduct



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4 questions answered.

About Me

I think that one of the most important functions of any lawyer is to keep clients informed and aware of all developments in their cases. I pride myself on being able to explain the most complicated legal concepts in a way that anyone can understand. I fight hard for all my clients. Not all cases can be won, however, and not every defendant wants to fight the charges. In those cases I believe...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check


Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Hourly ($200-$350/hour)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 3 client reviews

poor communication, rude and disrespectful

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client 2 months ago.

Very rude and disrespectful, undermined the attorney client relationship the entire time. Additionally made very amateur mistakes so much so I had to...

One of the finest criminal defense lawyers in Washington, DC

Posted by: Ralph over 3 years ago.

I highly recommend attorney Cheryl Stein. Ms. Stein is an excellent criminal defense lawyer. She is smart, thorough, and is very knowledgeable about...
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Showing 2 of 5 peer endorsements

Juan Carlos Garcia Jr
Juan Garcia
Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this lawyer. Amazing attorney.
Jeffrey M. Gamso
Jeffrey Gamso

Cleveland, OH

Over 3 years ago

Relationship: Other

Cheryl Stein is a regular and active voice on the listserv of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers with advice and suggestions to...
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1978 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/19/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1977 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Yale Law School


Showing 1 of 1 association entry

1992- present Member

National Assn of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2010 Flying Solo and Fighting the Good Fight

"Careers in Criminal Law" , published by American Bar Assn.

2010 Selective Prosecution

Cultural Issues in Criminal Defense

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