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Andrew Todd Elders

Andrew Todd Elders

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Speeding & Traffic Ticket, DUI & DWI

About Me

I live in Fairfax County with my wife and two daughters.  I am originally from St. Louis, where I was born and raised.  After attending Duke University, I moved to the DC area. I attended Georgetown Law School and then moved to Northern Virginia in 2009.  I am a big sports fan - baseball, football, and college basketball.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 30%
    10 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    10 years, 500 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-400/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Jill L Rogers

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Jill Rogers Divorce & Separation Attorney
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  • Bradley Rittenhouse Haywood

    I endorse this lawyer. Over a decade ago, Mr. Elders clerked at the Alexandria Public Defender while I was an attorney there, and we were colleagues between defenders' offices for several years afterwards before he struck out on his own. In his time as a public defender and in private practice, he has distinguished himself as one of the brightest, most savvy and dedicated attorneys in Fairfax, so much so that he's now my go-to guy for advice about Fairfax County criminal defense practice. He believes deeply in the cause of the defense, and is committed to you -- the client -- first and foremost. I recommend him highly.

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    Bradley Haywood Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Elders, Zinicola & Blanch, PLLC

4085 Chain Bridge Rd Ste 302
Fairfax, VA, 22030-4106

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law200203/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Virginia Lawyers Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerElders, Zinicola & Blanch, PLLC2008 - Present
AssistantOffice Of The Public Defender Fairfax County2005 - 2008
AssociateRichards Spears Kibbe & Orbe, LLP2002 - 2004

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Fairfax Bar AssociationCo-Chair, Criminal Law Section2013 - Present
Fairfax Bar AssociaionMember2005 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Armed RobberyNot Guilty
Rape/Abduction/BurglaryNot Guilty
Home Invasion Child Sex OffenseGuilty

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Duke UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Fairfax Bar Association Annual DWI CLEIssue Spotting in DWI Accident Cases2014
Criminal Law and Mental Illness PanelMental Health in the Criminal Justice System2014
Fairfax Bar Association Annual DWI CLEField Sobriety Tests and the Science Behind Them2013