Charles has represented clients across northern Virginia on a variety of criminal, DUI and traffic matters ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. Charles has represented numerous clients in courts all across Northern Virginia including Fairfax County, Fairfax City, Prince William County, Arlington County, the City of Alexandria, Loudoun County, Frederick County, Stafford County and Fauquier County. These cases have involved various charges including traffic citations, Reckless Driving, DWI/DUI, drugs, and violent crimes. Charles is a proud member of the Fairfax Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers' Association, and the National College for DUI Defense.
It is Charles's mission to help provide affordable, aggressive, and, most importantly, effective representation to those accused of a criminal or traffic offense in his native home of Northern Virginia. Charles defends adults and juveniles in Fairfax County, Fairfax City, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Fauquier County, Arlington County, the City of Falls Church, and the City of Alexandria.
No case is too small or too big for Charles. He represents clients on charges like speeding, Reckless Driving, and Drunk in Public. Many of his cases are more serious misdemeanors such as DWI/DUI, Assault and Battery, Domestic Assault and Battery, Possession of Marijuana, Driving on a Suspended License, and Petit Larceny. He also represents clients who have been charged with very serious felony crimes like Distribution of Marijuana, Manufacturing a Schedule I Drug, Assault and Battery on Law Enforcement, Malicious Wounding, and traffic cases involving fatalities.
Whether you are facing a significant fine and DMV demerit points or a serious amount of jail time, Charles is well-equipped to handle your case. He is a true student of the law and stays current on developing topics in criminal and constitutional law. He is also a zealous advocate, fighting tooth and nail for his clients at every turn in order to acheive the best outcome possible. Finally, he is a sincere counsellor - he understands the level of faith and trust his clients put in him, and he commits himself to representing every client to the absolute best of his abilities and in the most professional manner possible.
Charles chooses to provide his clients with his direct contact information, including his cell phone number, so that his clients do not have to navigate a complex law office to reach him. Rather, Charles's clients can simply pick up their phone and call him directly on his cell phone with any questions or concerns, rather than leaving countless messages. Charles wants his clients to know that he is there to guide them through this process, to answer their questions, and to provide outstanding legal advice and services at every turn.
Whether this is your first encounter with the justice system, or you've seen the inside of a courtroom more often than you'd like, Charles has an arsenal of tools at his disposal that he will put to use for you on your case. Through his experience and knowledge, Charles can help you understand the potential consequences of your case, and how you and he should approach the case to acheive the best outcome. Charles offers free consultations with no time limit, and makes himself available after business hours and on weekends to speak with new and existing clients.
Call Charles today to discuss your case with no financial obligation.
|VA||Authorized to Practice Law||2016||02/12/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best Attorneys - Nominee||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2019|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2019|
|Best Law Firms||Best Lawyers||2019|
|Client Champion Award - Silver Distinction||Martindale-Hubbell®||2019|
|Client Champion Award - Gold Distinction||Martindale-Hubbell®||2019|
|Client Champion Award||Martindale-Hubbell®||2019|
|Member||DUI Defense Lawyers Association||2018|
|High Ethical Standing||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Top 40 Under 40 - Nominee||American Academy of Attorneys||2018|
|Rising Star||American Institute of Legal Advocates||2018|
|Client Champion Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Client Champion Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2017|
|10 Best Attorneys for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2017|
|Certificate of Meritorious Service||Villanova Law Moot Court Board||2016|
|Associate||Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath, & Judkins, P.C.||2018 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||The Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson & Associates, P.C.||2018 - 2018|
|Associate||Robinson Law, PLLC||2016 - 2018|
|Law Clerk||Institute For Justice||2015 - 2015|
|Certified Legal Intern/Student-Prosecutor||Chester County District Attorney's Office||2015 - 2016|
|Legal Intern||Montgomery County District Attorney's Office||2014 - 2014|
|Legal Intern||Office Of The Attorney General Of Virginia||2011 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys||Member||2019 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2017 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||2017 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||2016 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar, Criminal Law Section||Member||2016 - Present|
|Virginia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2016 - 2018|
|Villanova University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2016|
|George Mason University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2012|
|Felony Violation of a Custody Order - DISMISSED!||Nolle Prosequi - Charges dropped|
|DWI - Fairfax County||Not Guilty|
|Possession of Marijuana - Arlington County||Not Guilty Verdict|
|Assault & Battery and Destruction of Property w/ Intent - Arlington County||Not Guilty Verdict|
|Domestic Assault||Nolle Prosequi|
|Fairfax County Assault and Battery||Nolle Prosequi|
|Domestic Strangulation||Witness successfully asserted 5th Amendment rights and did not have to testify|
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