David Bernhard

David Bernhard

Criminal Defense Attorney

Falls Church, VA

AVVO

RATING

10.0

Call

No Misconduct

Languages

Spanish , German

Answers and Advice

4 questions answered.

About Me

Criminal, Civil and Appellate Litigation Counsel. Co-Owner: EasyVirginiaDivorce.com - Low Cost Uncontested Divorce Service. Founder and Co-moderator: VADefenses Listserv Group . Challenging cases handled include clients who faced the death penalty , have falsely confessed to crimes, have been falsely accused of attacking the police, are absent from the trial , have been accused...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Fees

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Great guy, excellent lawyer

Posted by: a DUI client 6 months ago.

Very good experience. My case was resolved satisfactorily thanks to his skill and effort. He is very experienced, knowledgable and very well-regarded...

perfect lawyer for DUI

Posted by: jong over 1 year ago.

Hired him.. and my case got dismissed.. My point was 0.10.. but won the case
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Endorsements

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Jonathan D. Esten
Jonathan Esten

Manassas, VA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Mr. Bernhard is one of the most recognized and respected criminal defense attorneys in Northern Virginia. His passion and commitment to representing...
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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Résumé

License

1987 License Status: Active for the state of Dist. of Columbia.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1991 – present

Bernhard & Gardner

Education

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1985 Juris Doctor in

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Awards

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2012 Leaders in the Law Award

Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Associations

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2011- 2014 Co-chair, Criminal Law Practice Section

Fairfax Bar Association


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Portfolio

Publications

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2013 Pretrial filings reveal details in 2010 killing of Falls Church teen Vanessa Pham

Washington Post

2013 Defense must live with evidence disclosure in Vanessa Pham murder case

Fox 5 TV Washington DC

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Voir Dire and Jury Selection for the Civil and Criminal Practitioner

at Fairfax County Bar Association

2013 Is justice Color Blind?

at African and African-American Heritage Conference

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