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Stephen Michael Terpak

Stephen Michael Terpak

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

About Me

I have worked as a litigation attorney in Northern Virginia for 15 years.  I focus on personal injury, civil and traffic cases. I am a partner at the law firm of Dennis, Stewart, Krischer & Terpak, PLLC.  Representative cases include:



  • Wrongful death

  • Defamation

  • False Imprisonment

  • Assault & Battery.

  • Premises liabilit

  • Product liability

  • Uninsured / underinsured motorist litigation

  • Declaratory judgments for insurance coverage

  • Federal Civil Appeals

  • Defective construction litigation

  • Evictions on behalf of landlords

  • Lawsuit defense

  • Auto collisions


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Personal Injury: 80%
    15 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    15 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Andrew Michael Stewart

    I have referred a number of civil cases to Mr. Terpak. He has excellent customer service and gets good results for his clients.


    Andrew Stewart Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Dennis, Stewart, Krischer & Terpak, PLLC

2045 15th St. North
Suite 200
Arlington, VA, 22201



VAAuthorized to practice law200003/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Ignacio v. US, 674 F.3d 252 (CA4 2012), cited by Millbrook v. US, 133 S. Ct. 1441 (2013)Favorable

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Publication NameTitleDate
Washington PostUnsportsmanlike Conduct1999


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Mary WashingtonN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Civil Practice in the General District CourtCivil Procedure2014
Applying the Rules of Evidence, What Every Attorney Needs to KnowEvidence2013
Plaintiff's Personal Injury from Start to FinishPlaintiff's Personal Injury2012