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Michael J Shevlin

Practice Areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 60%
    20 years, 100 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Brain Injury: 15%
    20 years, 20 cases
  4. Birth Injury: 10%
    20 years, 10 cases



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact Info

Suite 405
3975 University Drive
Fairfax, VA, 22030

Shevlin, Michael

3975 University Drive
Suite 405
Fairfax, VA, 22030



DCActive 199505/24/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199203/11/2014

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Washington, D.C. Super LawyersLaw & Politics2011
Top100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2011
Virginia Super LawyersLaw & Politics2011
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2010
Top Criminal & Personal Injury LayersNorther Virginia Magazine2010
Virginia Super LawyersLaw & Politics2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Washington, D.C. Super LawyerLaw & Politics2009
Virginia Super LawyersLaw & Politics2009
Washington D.C.'s Top LawyersThe Washington Post2009
Best Lawyers in America (Medical Malpractice)Best Lawyers in America2009
Virginia Super Lawyers (Medical Malpractice)Law & Politics2008
Best Lawyers in America (Medical Malpractice)Best Lawyers2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalShevlin Smith1994 - Present
Assistant Commonwealth AttorneyFairfax County Commonwealth Attorney's Office1993 - 1994
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Fairfax Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Brain Injury Association of VirginiaMember2006 - Present
Fairfax County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Arlington County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
District of Columbia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Castle v. Lester, 636 S.E.2d 342 (2006)Verdict for $1.6 Million Upheld
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Notre DameN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Edison AcademyRoad to Justice2015
Managing Medico-Legal Risks in an Orthopedic PracticeOrthopedic Mistakes Leading Medical Malpractice Cases2014
West Potomac AcademyRoad to Justice2013
West Potomac AcademyRoad to Justice2012
West Potomac AcademyRoad to Justice2011
West Potomac AcademyRoad to Justice2010
West Potomac AcademyRoad to Justice2009