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Attorney Patrick Anderson's expertise is criminal law and DUI defense in Northern Virginia. Unlike many other law firms who practice in many areas of law, Patrick's firm focuses exclusively on criminal defense, and has for over 25 years.


Upon earning his Juris Doctor degree in law from the University of Richmond, Attorney Anderson realized his true interest in helping those who have been charged with crimes. It became apparent to him that people are falsely accused of crimes, and that good people who do commit crimes deserve a chance for change.


The Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson & Associates serves all of Northern Virginia, and has offices in Alexandria and Farifax, VA.  Patrick answers his phone around the clock to provide free legal consultations.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 48%
    27 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 47%
    27 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Sex Crime: 5%



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Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • David Leon Carlson

    I endorse this lawyer. Patrick is a dedicated, talented attorney willing to go the extra mile to ensure each of his clients receives the best possible defense.


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  • Raymond D Carignan

    Friendly, hard-working lawyer.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson

333 North Fairfax Street
Suite 310
Alexandria, VA, 22314

Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson

4021 University Drive
Suite 101
Fairfax, VA, 22030



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
Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in AlexandriaThumbtack2015
Client RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Cooperating AttorneyACLU of Virginia2010 - Present
Criminal AttorneyLaw Offices of Patrick N. Anderson1988 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1991 - Present
Fairfax County Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Alexandria Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing AuthorityVice-ChairN/A
Alexandria Economic Opportunity CommissionChairmanN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Carthage CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Press ReleaseThe Right to Videotape Police2011