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About Me

Handling  habeas cases, criminal appeals, and criminal trials since 1996, Mr. Hargett represents individuals all across the Commonwealth of Virginia.  If you have questions about someone in Virginia who has been charged with, or already convicted of, a crime, feel free to contact Hargett Law, PLC.


Practice Areas


  1. Appeals: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Jonathan P Sheldon

    I endorse this lawyer. I am an attorney that handles a lot of habeas cases and when I have a question or seek someone who will know the answer, I ask David Hargett, he's an excellent post-conviction lawyer.


    Jonathan Sheldon Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mitchell Mead Wells

    I endorse this lawyer's work. In my opinion, David is the "go-to" Attorney for those needing skilled, effective represention in an appellate court in a criminal case. I recommend him without hesitation.


    Mitchell Wells Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hargett Law, PLC

11545 Nuckols Road, Suite C
Glen Allen, VA, 23059


VAAuthorized to practice law199603/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2012
Rising Star - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerHargett Law, PLC2008 - Present
OwnerHargett & Watson, PLC2001 - 2008
AssociateMorrissey, Hershner, and Jacobs1996 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Virginia Bar AssociationAppellate Practice Section Council2010 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationChair of Criminal Law Section2007 - 2009
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationAmicus Curiae Committee2001 - Present
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1996 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Appellate SummitEffective Oral Advocacy in Virginia’s Appellate Courts2012
Annual Public Defender ConferenceFixing Trial Errors with Post-Trial Motions2012