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Manuel Enrique Leiva

Manuel Enrique Leiva Jr.

also known as Manuel Leiva, Manuel E. Leiva

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, DUI & DWI

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    17 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    16 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    17 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • James Francis Davis

    I endorse this lawyer. I have personally worked on cases with Manuel. He is intelligent, a great trial attorney, and he fights hard for his clients.

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    James Davis Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Bernhard

    Meticulous preparation and attention to detail are among Manuel's many qualities that distinguish him in the practice of law. He is a caring and tactically astute practitioner of the art of criminal defense, with a professional skill set that well-serves his clients. Whether in the courtroom and or in efforts to improve the bar, it is always a pleasure to collaborate with such an able lawyer.

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    David Bernhard Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Leiva Law Firm, PLC

3955 Chain Bridge Road
2nd Floor
Fairfax, VA, 22030

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VAAuthorized to practice law199803/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLeiva & Marks, PLC2006 - 2011
AssociateLeffler & Hyland, PC1999 - 2003
Assistant AttorneyOffice of the Public Defender1998 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia State Bar, Indigent Defense Task ForceMember2010 - Present
Virginia State Bar, Diversity ConferenceBoard of Governors2009 - Present
Hispanic Bar Association of VirginiaPresident2007 - 2009
Fairfax Bar AssociationJudicial Screening Committee2007 - 2008
Hispanic Bar Association of VirginiaVice President2006 - 2007
Hispanic Bar Association of VirginiaChair, Judicial Selection Committee2006 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
American UniversityInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Protective Order TrainingDefending Against Protective Orders2008
Annual Public Defender SeminarDefending Gang Cases2005