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Located in the same convenient downtown Richmond, Virginia law office for over twenty years, criminal defense attorney Wayne R. Morgan, Jr. has successfully represented defendants at trial and in appellate argument.

Wayne R. Morgan, Jr. has represented and served as defense counsel to thousands of individuals charged with crimes and traffic infractions throughout the Commonwealth, in both Virginia State Court and United States Federal Court.

Highly regarded as an outstanding trial lawyer, Wayne R. Morgan, Jr. has excelled at representing clients’ rights in such case genres as Speeding, Reckless Driving and DUI. Petit and Grand Larceny. Forgery, Uttering, Worthless Checks. Assault, Unlawful and Aggravated Malicious Wounding. Federal White Collar Fraud, Bank Conspiracy and Identity Theft. Federal and State Drug and Narcotic Possession, Conspiracy and Distribution. Federal and State Firearm Violations. Breaking and Entering. Forcible Sodomy, Child Pornography, Rape, and other Sex Crimes. Robbery, Manslaughter and Murder.

Admitted To Practice Before:


United States Supreme Court

United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Jurisdiction being Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia

United States District Court for the Eastern District Of Virginia

United States District Court for the Western District Of Virginia

United States Bankruptcy Court


Virginia Supreme Court

All Virginia State Appellate, Circuit, District, and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts



Certified by the Virginia Defense Commission for representation as lead counsel and appellate counsel for those individuals charged with Capital Murder, all Felonies, and Misdemeanors in the State of Virginia.

Qualified Active Member of the Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel.

Qualified and Registered for the Electronic Case Filing (ECF) requirements of the United States Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.


Virginia State Bar
Active Member in Good Standing

Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar

Richmond Criminal Bar Association

Longtime Volunteer Judge for the University of Richmond School of Law
Moot Court and Client Negotiation Competitions


Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    24 years, 7.5 thousand cases
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%
    24 years, 2 thousand cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Wayne. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Paul Morgan

    Crazy good lawyer. Tenacious and willing to go the extra mile for his clients. Highly recommended for your case.


    David Morgan Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

304 East Main Street
Richmond, VA, 23219

304 East Main Street
Richmond, VA, 23219-3820



VAAuthorized to practice law199109/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia State Bar, Criminal Law SectionN/AN/A
Richmond Criminal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
University of Richmond Moot Court JudgeN/AN/A
Virginia State BarN/AN/A
Federal Bar Eastern District of VirginiaN/AN/A
Federal Fourth Circuit Court of AppealsN/AN/A
Supreme Court of the United States Bar MemberN/AN/A
Federal Bar Western District of VirginiaN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A