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Liza Greenspun Yang

White collar crime Attorney at Fairfax, VA

4.8   21 reviews

also known as Liza Greenspun, Liza Yang

  • State Years
    Maryland - MD 3 years
    Virginia - VA Licensed
  • Licensed for 3 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2021
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed
    State VA
    Acquired N/A
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Liza

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Born and raised in Fairfax, Virginia, Liza Yang is a graduate of the Fairfax County Public School system. She then went on to study Spanish and Journalism at Wake Forest University before returning home and working as the Office Manager at Greenspun Shapiro for more than ten years. In that position, Liza learned not only the administrative side of Greenspun Shapiro, but she also gained experience speaking with clients, learning about the court system, and helping with casework as needed.

Yearning for additional challenges and fulfillment, Liza decided to apply for law school. She attended George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School as a Mason Scholar. During her three years at George Mason, Liza participated in multiple Trial Advocacy competitions. Her trial team brought George Mason its first trial advocacy national championship when Liza and her team won the Quinnipiac National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition.

Upon graduating from law school, Liza was the recipient of the Virginia Trial Lawyers’ Association Student Advocacy Award, given to one student at each Virginia law school who is going to take the Virginia bar exam and who best exemplifies the attributes of an effective trial advocate, including a dedication to preserving the rights of individuals and excellence in trial skills.

In law school, Liza was lucky enough to have the opportunity to study Constitutional Law under a Supreme Court Justice during a summer study abroad program. She also served on the student boards of the Trial Advocacy team and Pro Bono Society.

Committed to giving back to her community, and an avid supporter of breaking down the stigma of mental illness, Liza is also an active volunteer and past Board Member with the National Alliance on Mental Illness Northern Virginia. She has helped lead multiple Greenspun Shapiro fundraisers that have raised thousands of dollars for this important organization.

Liza is enjoying her new role as an Associate Attorney at Greenspun Shapiro, zealously representing individuals on their criminal, traffic, and civil cases throughout the Northern Virginia courts. When she’s not in court, Liza can be found with her Ohio State-loving husband and their dog at their Fairfax County home, or spending time with her parents, siblings, and adorable nephew and nieces.

Location

Greenspun Shapiro PC
3955 Chain Bridge Rd Fl 2
Fairfax, VA, 22030-3323

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Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
  21 customer reviews
Posted by anonymous | March 5, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The best representation you'll find
Liza is a true professional who always looks out for your best interests. She represented me as a defendant in a criminal case and ensured I was always informed about each phase of the process. Liza communicated efficiently and in a timely manner. You will need that in a lawyer, especially when your whole life may depend on the outcome of the case. She will listen to you and provide professional recommendations and advice to provide the best outcome for you. I ended the services of another lawyer from a different firm so Liza could take the lead in my case; that was the best decision I made. I was extremely satisfied with her services, and I'm sure you will be too.
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Posted by anonymous | January 19, 2024
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Thank You Liza!
For four years my life has turned upside down from being accused of horrendous crimes I had not committed. I lost friends, was bullied throughout High School, was beaten up by friends of the accuser and then charged of horrible crimes. God was on my side and I was blessed to be represented by Mr. Greenspun and his daughter Liza, you believed in me. The materials and evidence collected, as well as the gathered witnesses were all presented at the court trial which resulted in a great outcome. Having you sitting beside me at court and walking me through this process and trial brought some calm and peace. Thank You Peter, Liza and the team that helped to clear my name and walk away from this nightmare. Now I am able to start to move on and be able to go to college as well as catch up on missed time with my friends and family.
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Posted by Tam | August 23, 2023
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True professional
It was such a pleasure to work with Liza! This was my first and last reckless driving ticket but Liza’s professional demeanor helped me get through this process and was very knowledgeable and experienced in dealing with this type of case. She was straightforward in explaining what I needed to do before my court date and was always available via phone/email if I had any questions/concerns. All her efforts and hard work achieved the best possible outcome for me, as my case was ultimately dropped! I couldn’t have asked for a better attorney. She was truly caring and calmed my nerves. If you ever find yourself in the same predicament as me, PLEASE do yourself a favor and hire Liza to represent you! HIGHLY recommended! TWO thumbs UP!
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Posted by anonymous | July 5, 2023
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Stellar outcome.
I had initially made contact with Ms. Liza through a recommendation a few months prior to my cases. Needless to say there were many things I was concerned about. She helped address my court cases effectively and let me know of what the outcomes may be and what I could do or expect out of them. With little to no notice of whether or not I was going to hire her or not, I’d contacted her a FEW days prior to the court date about representing me expecting that it would be too late and that it potentially could go worse than anticipated. Regardless of my own doubts, Ms. Liza helped me out in a tight spot and I’m grateful for having the opportunity to have been able to hire her. I’d advise anyone to have her on your team, most definitely.
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Response from Liza Yang July 6, 2023
Thank you for this kind review. I’m glad to hear we were able to help, even on short notice! - Liza
Posted by anonymous | July 3, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Highly Responsive
I hired Liza after reading her reviews online. Liza is indeed caring, efficient and nonjudgmental. She is very responsive and follows through with questions; often when I email her late in the evening, I will get a response immediately. She worked hard to address my concerns and made me feel supported through my ordeal.
Response from Liza Yang July 6, 2023
I am glad to hear that you had a positive experience with our firm during a difficult time. Thank you for your review!
Posted by Robert | May 3, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Well beyond my highest expectations.
When I received two citations within a week and neither was deserved, I was at my wits end. I had a clean record and 4 positive points. Now I was looking at two reckless driving citations that I had to go to court for and could not waive. I have an old flip phone that I never use while driving, my wife was in Ohio to make arrangements for her brother's funeral. She called and I answered because I knew it was important. The traffic was heavy, so we weren't moving very fast at all. She was having car trouble along with other problems. We were on the phone exactly 2 minutes. During that time a Virginia State patrolman saw me and had me pull over. He wouldn't listen to my explanation and told me I had to appear in court because holding a phone while driving was under the reckless driving statute which could be charged as a felony! Six points on the license and possible suspension. I couldn't believe it. Ten days later, after I had stopped to make a right hand turn on red, I was blindsided by a driver who went up on the median strip and tried to come back down hitting me on the driver's side. I ended up on the opposite side of the median strip and he was on the right side. He asked if I was ok and then said he was sorry he hit me. I saw his truck when I stopped to turn on the other side of the intersection where many others had been when I made the turn for years. He had to have been going well past the speed limit (probably to make the light) and then saw me when it was too late. He said he had no choice but to go up on the median strip in order to not hit me, but there was an oncoming car, so he had to come off of it without crossing to the other side. We both knew he was at fault, since he came from behind me and could have simply gone in the other lane as the merge and regular lane continued for quite a way yet. He did not want to call the police saying his truck was old anyway. But I told him without a police report the insurance would not pay. Eventually he relented and called. The officer said he was having trouble visualizing how the accident occurred. So, he went back to his vehicle and attempted to draw a picture with us trying to explain. When he finished, he went back to his car for about a half hour. When he came back, we were both shocked. He cited me for failure to yield. Since it was a reckless driving charge with the accident, I again had to go to court and faced the same possible consequences as with the phone. On top of that, the court and court date were the same. The officer wouldn't change the date so it would be the same judge as well! I could not believe it. The more I researched the charges the more nervous. I became. I went to many lawyers' web sites. Eventually, I chose Liza Greenspun Yang based on what her firm and her have done in this area. We spoke in person, and I described what happened. She was able to calm me down somewhat with her assurance of working the court I was assigned to and knowing the prosecutors and judges. The day we went to court, I was a wreck. Liza spoke with the prosecutor about the phone case before it was to be called up to the judge, while I waited in the hall. When she came back, she told me she fully explained my situation and he actually agreed to nolle prosequi the charge which means it was totally dismissed! No points, no fine, no court costs! Even she said that was pretty rare, but I think she was being modest. It was her. The other case was much more serious, so I was still worried. We had to wait quite a while because the officer had many cases. When he came, Liza discussed the case with him and the prosecutor. She was able to explain to him a more reasonable explanation. She was able to get the charge reduced to faulty equipment with a $25 fine and court costs. No points, nothing on my license. I would recommend Liza to anyone no matter how hopeless they feel their case(s) is. She is without a doubt, the best attorney I have ever worked with.
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Response from Liza Yang July 6, 2023
Robert, thank you for this thorough review. I know your charge was very stressful and I’m glad we were able to convey what actually happened to the prosecution and obtain a very favorable result! - Liza
Posted by Jessica | February 27, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Gave me Peace After 13 years!
Words cannot describe the gratitude I have towards Liza Yang. I have hired many attorneys that could not get the outcome she did for me in court. It was a smooth process after she took over for me, and I felt she really cared for me as a person and not just a client. I highly recommend this firm to anyone looking for great results.
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Response from Liza Yang July 6, 2023
Jessica, thank you for your review! I was also very happy we the process was so smooth for you - you deserved it!
Posted by Mike | February 24, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer highly recommend!
I recently received a charge for reckless driving and so I hired Liza to represent me. She handled the whole case and process very professionally and comfortably. I ended up not getting charged with the help of her and am very happy. Liza is a great and wonderful lawyer and person! I highly recommend her!
Response from Liza Yang February 25, 2023
Thank you for your kind review. I was very pleased we were able to have your charges dismissed!
Posted by V | February 1, 2023
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Recommended
I was charged with credit card fraud, luckily I found Liza who provided excellent services through the whole process, and got a very favorable result considering my circumstances. Thank you!
Response from Liza Yang February 25, 2023
Thank you for your review! I was glad we were able to reach a fair and favorable result for your case.
Posted by anonymous | January 25, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Grateful
I hired Liza to assist me with a first-time misdemeanor/traffic charge and she was super helpful. Any question I had, she was really helpful and responsive and helped me prepare to do all I could to help with my case. The end result was the charges being dropped. I'm grateful to have worked with her!
Response from Liza Yang February 25, 2023
Thank you for your review! I am happy we were able to reach such a favorable result for your case.
Posted by CJ | September 23, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Highly Recommend!
I hired Mrs Yang to defend me against alleged charges submitted by an ex husband, who is also a practicing attorney. The false allegations were complicated via the contentious behavior by the ex husband, which often challenged productive communication. Despite this, Mrs Yang exhibited professionalism and achieved proper conversations. Giving the sensitive nature of a volatile divorce, Mrs Yang was always quick to respond and would make certain I comprehended all possible outcomes. As a result of her knowledge in criminal law, we were able to get all charges dismissed immediately, not only once, but twice in court! I highly recommend Mrs Yang!!
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Response from Liza Yang September 24, 2022
Thank you for your kind review! We were very happy we were able to reach these correct, positive outcomes for your matters, especially during such a difficult time. We wish you the best in the future!
Posted by anonymous | June 14, 2022
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Amazing lawyer with amazing results!!
Got a traffic ticket. Hired Liza to help me navigate the court process and she was excellent. She explained everything so good and she got me the best results. When you hire liza you paying for more then just legal representation but also peace of mind. 10/5 stars.
Posted by Safi | April 14, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing Super Liza.
I have had the privilege to work with Liza Greenspun Yang, who helped me with my case. I was impressed with her demeanor, professionalism and empathy from the moment we met for my initial consultation. During the subsequent back and forth with the court, I realized how meticulous she was. I want to thank you for all of your help and the favorable outcome. I hope to never need a lawyer but if I do, you are my lawyer.
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Posted by Joana | March 4, 2022
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Liza is THE BEST!
The moment I contacted the firm I knew she would help me! Not only she kept me calm and informed through the whole process but she took care of everything and made it so easy to navigate! Thank you Liza!!!!
Posted by Tevin | November 23, 2021
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Defendant
I live in New Jersey and I received a reckless driving charge in Fairfax County Va. Liza did a great job getting my case dismissed and I didn’t have to appear in court…. I beyond recommend everyone that is faced with this dilemma to use this law firm… if I could have given them 10 stars I would have
Posted by anonymous | July 27, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Liza is caring, results oriented and gets favorable outcomes for her clients!
Liza is very caring and maintained contact throughout the entire process! Follower her recommendations and she gets favorable outcomes for her clients! She kept me calm and explained the process and worked diligently throughout my case and did an outstanding job!
Posted by Carlisle | May 17, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Very smart and Helpful.
This is a great woman who knows her job. Very meticulous and reliable. All you need to do is to listen carefully and do what she tells you to do and you will be successful. I am so proud to have such a person to lead and win my case. That is huge and I say a big thank you to you again. She calmed down all my fears and stood for me. I'm happy about the outcome of the case. Thank you.
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Posted by Israel | March 28, 2021
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Liza Greenspun Yang cares!
The moment I called the Greenspun offices, I knew we was in good hands. Liza kept in contact with us throughout the entire process and her expert advice help us achieve the most favorable outcome possible. You need the assistance of a knowledgeable, but caring attorney when defending your rights, and Liza is just that!
Posted by anonymous | February 17, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Liza is amazing, case results favorable!
It was an absolute pleasure working with Liza. She answered all my questions right from the start then worked hard to get me the best possible results. I started off nervous about my case, but after hearing her explain everything and doing everything she recommended, the court hearing went really well. Thank you so much, Liza!
Posted by Douglas | February 1, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Effective with the judge....also a good listener
Counselor Lopez at the firm had earlier helped me with a mental health. Counselor Greenspun Yang went out of her way absolutely out of her way to address every concern I had during the long legal process between July 24th 2022, which is the date of charges in my case, and January 18th 2023, which is the date we finally appeared in court. By her by her careful consideration of every one of my concerns, Counselor Greenspun Yang was more than effectively prepared for the encounter with prosecution on January 18th. The resolution was the charges were dismissed.
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Response from Liza Yang February 25, 2023
Douglas, it was a pleasure working with you during your long prosecution. I was happy to address all of your understandable concerns, and am glad we ultimately reached the correct result for your case!
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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
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Resume

AVVO RATING 5.8 (Average)

Work Experience

  • Lawyer
  • Greenspun Shapiro PC
  • 1900 - Present

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • Wake Forest University
  • N/A

Associations

  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2020 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • N/A
  • Virginia State Bar
  • N/A
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers' Association Student Advocacy Award
  • VTLA
  • 2020
  • Mason Scholar
  • George Mason University School of Law
  • 2017

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Fairfax White collar crime Lawyer Liza Greenspun Yang
Liza Greenspun Yang
White collar crime Attorney
Fairfax, VA
Licensed for 3 years
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