Ms. Wade is an Alexandria, Virginia native, graduating from Mount Vernon High School in 2000. After graduating from the University of Richmond School of Law, Ms. Wade worked for more than five years at the Public Defender's Office for Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties. There she represented clients charged with a wide range of offenses from traffic offenses to serious felonies such as aggravated malicious wounding, drug distribution, and sex crimes. Ms. Wade has tried twenty jury trials and hundreds of bench trials. Additionally, Ms. Wade has experience handling appeals and has appeared numerous times at the Court of Appeals of Virginia and the Supreme Court of Virginia.
Ms. Wade speaks fluent Spanish and has represented over 100 native Spanish speakers, helping them through the legal process in their native language and is knowledgeable about the immigration consequences of any criminal convictions.
An experienced, bi-lingual, trial lawyer, Ms. Wade handles cases in the areas of criminal defense, family law, estate planning, and civil litigation.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
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Rebecca is an amazing trial attorney. I have known her for years and worked with her in the Public Defender's Office. She is a zealous advocate and truly cares about her clients. She goes above and beyond for clients and her success in the courtroom proves it. Any client would be lucky to have her as an attorney.
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2007||09/15/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Magna Cum Laude||University of Richmond||2007|
|Attorney||Wade, Friedman & Sutter, PC||2013 - 2013|
|Assistant Public Defender||Office of the Public Defender||2007 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Alexandria Bar Association||Director||2013 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2011 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||2007 - Present|
|Fauquier County Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Commonwealth v. Jefferson, 60 Va. App. 749 (2012)||Affirmed|
|Nealey v. Commonwealth||Reversed and Dismissed|
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|Va. App.||Commonwealth v. Jefferson||2012|
|University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|McGill University||Honours Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Continuing Legal Education||The Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions||2011|