Sheldon is ranked in the top 5% of all lawyers in appeals and criminal defense by Super Lawyers. He is the author of the only treatise on habeas corpus and post-conviction remedies in Virginia: “Virginia Law and Practice: Post-Conviction Remedies in Virginia,” VaCLE 2020, and is co-author of “Trial of Capital Murder Cases in Virginia,” VaCLE 2019.
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2017 – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Sheldon’s successful federal habeas overturning 70-year juvenile sentence a “huge win”
2016 - Richmond Times-Dispatch reports on Sheldon working to exonerate an innocent man
2015 - Roanoke Times discusses Sheldon's exposure of parole board "shenanigans."
2014 - Virginia Lawyer's Weekly notes Sheldon's criminal defense experience around the country
2013 - Sheldon speaks to CBS News about defending high profile murder cases
2012 - Sheldon works to exonerate an innocent man and expose government misconduct
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.