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A native of Northern Virginia, Steve Duckett graduated from the University of Richmond with a Political Science and Economics degree in 1994, and graduated with a Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana.

Steve has been practicing criminal defense law in Northern Virginia since 1997. Admitted to all courts in Virginia, Steve has experience in the Virginia Court of Appeals, US District Court, and Circuit/General District courts all over Virginia. Clients have included CEO's, professional athletes, White House staff, and many other clients with a lot to lose. Steve is widely regarded among peers -- including members of prosecution and the bench -- for professional discretion and aggressive, creative trial techniques. Steve has tried numerous unusual and complex cases throughout his career. He has produced lecture outlines for CLE courses, and is frequently consulted by other attorneys for assistance on cases.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    18 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%
    18 years



Fixed (always)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Brenton Daniel Vincenzes

    I've witnessed Mr. Duckett go out of his way to help others. As a result, he's made it on to my short list of fewer than 5 attorneys in Fairfax who I feel comfortable referring potential clients to in the event that I am unable to assist.


    Brenton Vincenzes DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Defense Attorney Steve Duckett

9119 Church St
Suite 12
Manassas, VA, 20110


VAAuthorized to practice law199703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2013
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Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2011
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Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPrice Benowitz, LLP2013 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994