For eight years prior to entering private practice in 1986, Mr. Smith was a... more
For eight years prior to entering private practice in 1986, Mr. Smith was a prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Alexandria, Virginia and a Trial Attorney in Criminal Division’s Appellate and Narcotics Sections. He was the first Deputy Chief of the Asset Forfeiture Office, where he was responsible for supervising all forfeiture litigatio... view profile
I graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University and was a scholarship... more
I graduated magna cum laude from George Mason University and was a scholarship student at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia, which is consistently ranked as one of the top 25 law programs in the country. After law school, I worked in Tennessee handling death penalty appeals in both federal and state courts before returning to the Washington, DC area. I have handled many high p... view profile
My father opened his firm as a sole practitioner over 20 years ago and my brother... more
My father opened his firm as a sole practitioner over 20 years ago and my brother and I joined him a decade later. We are fortunate to continue to work as a team and support each other in many ways. A client of mine is our family's client as well.
For over 15 years, Jeffrey Zimmerman has devoted his career to providing vigorous... more
For over 15 years, Jeffrey Zimmerman has devoted his career to providing vigorous representation for individuals facing a broad range of criminal charges. A member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars, his practice is focused in federal and state courts in the Washington, DC metropolitan area at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Zimmerman has a strong track record of earning... view profile
Cheryl E. Gardner graduated from the University of Denver School of Law in 1984 and... more
Cheryl E. Gardner graduated from the University of Denver School of Law in 1984 and like David, early in her career she also accepted the challenge and passed three demanding state bar exams, and is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and Colorado. Cheryl joined David Bernhard in partnership in 1991, bringing with her years of litigation experience in such diverse fields as fa... view profile
Reza Mazaheri is a founding partner of Sethi Mazaheri, LLC. Mr. Mazaheri represents... more
Reza Mazaheri is a founding partner of Sethi Mazaheri, LLC. Mr. Mazaheri represents individuals in immigration and criminal proceedings in New Jersey. His most recent experience as a NJ prosecutor brings trial and litigation expertise in criminal matters including appeals and domestic violence cases. Prior to working as a prosecutor, Mr. Mazaheri served as a judicial clerk in the crimin... view profile
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