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Kaveh Noorishad concentrates his practice in criminal and civil litigation and practices throughout all Virginia state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.  Mr. Noorishad has defended a wide variety of criminal matters ranging from minor traffic offenses to serious felony charges.  In addition to his criminal practice, Mr. Noorishad has also litigated several multi-million dollar civil actions involving personal injury, professional liability, construction litigation, and toxic torts.


Mr. Noorishad understands that the litigation process can be an unsettling and stressful process so he strives to keep his clients informed at every step of the litigation process to reduce the anxiety that often accompanies litigation. Mr. Noorishad prides himself on providing regular status updates to his clients and returning telephone calls promptly. The firm's mission is to aggressively fight for your rights to achieve your goals and we are committed to the thorough preparation of your case. We have the knowledge and experience of how to gather the facts and make the arguments that win. No matter what type of case brings you to us, we understand that it can have huge impact on your life, so when you hire us, you will have a dedicated attorney who is intimately familiar with your individual legal needs.


Mr. Noorishad earned his Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in International Business from the American University in Washington, D.C. in 2001, his Masters in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the American University in Washington, D.C. in 2003, and his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2006.  While attending law school, Mr. Noorishad was a member of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics and published “The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Its Effect on In-House Legal Counsel”, 18 Geo. J. Ethics 1041(2005).


Mr. Noorishad has been awarded with several prestigious honors, including membership into the "Top 100 National Trial Attorneys" and the "Top 40 Under 40" - both for his work as a criminal trial attorney in Virginia.


Mr. Noorishad is admitted to practice in Virginia and California. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the Fairfax Bar Association, the Virginia Young Lawyers Conference, and the California Bar Association.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Farsi

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years, 500 cases
  2. Speeding Ticket: 20%
    10 years, 150 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    10 years, 150 cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    10 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($300-500/hour), Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ryan Ravindra Rambudhan

    Kaveh is an excellent trial attorney who goes the extra mile for his clients. I endorse him without reservation.


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  • Benjamin Jacob Schaefer

    Kaveh is a talented litigator who works extremely hard for his clients and gets terrific results. If you are in need of a great attorney, look no further. I endorse him without reservation.


    Benjamin Schaefer Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Noorishad Law, P.C.

8201 Greensboro Drive
Suite 300
McLean, VA, 22102


VAAuthorized to practice law200810/09/2009
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
10 Best for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
First PlaceAmerican University Moot Case Competition2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerNoorishad Law, P.C.2011 - Present
AssociateWise & Donahue, PLC2008 - 2011
AssociateKatten Muchin Rosenman LLP2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Institute of Criminal Law AttorneysMember2015 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Virginia State BarMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Commonwealth v. MoosviNot Guilty (4 day jury trial)
Moses, et al., v. Architecture, Inc., et al.Civil litigation case resulted in favorable settlement
Hirt v. LeGrys, et. al.,Jury Verdict Awarding Plaintiff All Requested Damages
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Publication nameTitleDate
Georgetown Journal of Legal EthicsThe Sarbanes-Oxley Act and In-House Legal Counsel: Suggestions for Viable Compliance2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
American University, Washington College of LawFinanceM.B.A.2003
American University, Washington College of LawInternational BusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
What should I do when confronted by the police?Criminal Defense Seminar2014
Regional ISoVaCriminal Defense Seminar2013