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I have been in court approximately three days a week for over 28 years.  So I would be best described as a trial attorney.  People hire me to use my nearly three decades of experience in Court and over two decades of experience writing the laws, to represent them in Court, protect their rights, and serve as their advocate.  


I am a co-founder of my law firm, Albo & Oblon.  Prior to that, I served as the Prosecutor for the City of Fairfax, and am presently serving in the Virignia House of Delegates as the elected representative for the Southern tip of Fairfax County.  Since Virginia is a Citizen-Legislature, I still work every day as an attorney.  


We practice in the following areas:


Traffic Court Defense:  I spent three years as the Traffic Court Prosecutor for the City of Fairfax.  This is where I honed my skills in this area of the law.  As both a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, I have tried literally thousands of drunk driving (DUI / DWI) cases, Reckless Driving cases, and other criminal law charges.  And I am always up on the latest changes in the law as I continue to serve in the House of Delegates Courts of Justice Committee where I am presently Chairman.


Employment Law:  We are one of Virginia's leading Employment Law Firms.  Our attorneys teach Employment Law to other attorneys.  Our work includes Discrimination Cases (EEOC), Non-Competes, Wage & Hour Law, Employment Contracts, Grievance Procedures, and all other employment related litigation.


Federal Government Contracts:  Our lead attorney in this section is a former Government Contracts judge.  Our work includes, among other things, advising clients on the FAR, contract compliance, bidding on contracts, bid protests, and defense of bid protests.


Business Litigation:  I have tried cases in Virginia Circuit Courts, Federal District Courts and Virginia and Federal Appellate Courts.  The only way to be a good trial attorney is to be in court, and I have been in court literally thousands of times over 28 years. 


Alcohol Beverage Control Law:  I have served as one of the only lawyers on the House of Delegates Sub-committee dealing with alcohol beverage control.  Consequently, I have helped write every law that has passed over the past 22 years.  I can advise and represent clients in negotiating the often confusing  maze of the ABC.  This includes everything from the acquisition of ABC licenses to fighting against its revocation by the ABC. 




Practice areas


  1. DUI / DWI: 30%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%
  4. Employment / Labor: 20%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Richard F Trimber

    Dave provides practical solutions to thorny and expensive legal issues. I am impressed with how is mind comprehends the underlying issue and motivation of people in a matter and provides the advice to achieve results!


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Albo & Oblon, LLP

6367 Rolling Mill Pl.
Suite 102
Springfield, VA, 22152-2360


VAAuthorized to practice law198809/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney (awarded three times)Washingtonian Magazine2014
Top Lawyers (awarded three times)Northern Virginia Magazine2014
Leader in the LawVirginia Lawyers Weekly2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DelegateVirginia House of Delegates1994 - Present
Founding PartnerAlbo & Oblon, LLP1993 - Present
PartnerAlbo & Anderson1988 - 1993
AttorneyVirginia Department of Waste Management1988 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Legislative Exchange CounselMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v. Cabrera, 953 F.2d 640, 1992 U.S. App. LEXIS 5856 (1991)N/A
United States v. Gibbs, 1992 U.S. App. LEXIS 17818 (1991)N/A
Beydoun v. Clark Construction International, LLC 72 Fed. Appx. 907; 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 14838 (2003)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
University of Richmond Law Review - Journal of Law and Public InterestIllegal Immigration in the Virginia General Assembly2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of RichmondLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of VirginiaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fairfax Bar AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2015
Winery Law in VirginiaWinery Law in Virginia2014
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationRecent Updates in the Law2014
Fairfax Bar AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2014
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2013
Fairfax Bar AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2013
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2012
Fairfax Bar AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2012
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2011
Fairfax Bar AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2011
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2010
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2009
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationRecent Updates on the Law2008