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  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    24 years
  2. General Practice: 20%
    24 years
  3. Car Accident: 15%
    24 years
  4. Personal Injury: 15%
    24 years
  5. Other: 30%
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Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (30-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Joseph A Blaszkow

    I have known Mark for many years. At one time we worked in the same law firm. As a sole practioner, I sometimes find it necessary to contact colleagues in order to "bounce ideas" of them in connection with one of my cases. Mark is one of my "go to" contacts for reliable, and creative information. I endorse this lawyer.


    Joseph Blaszkow Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jacob Joseph Cecere

    Mr. Westerfield is an experienced, respected and successful attorney who produces excellent results for his clients. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jacob Cecere Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Westerfield Law Firm

Suite 310
FAIRFAX, VA, 22030


DCActive 198707/06/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law198503/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
By Virginia Supreme CourtCertified Mediator in Virginia GDC2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerThe Westerfield Law Firm2012 - Present
PartnerJohnston & Westerfield, PC1997 - 2012
Of Counsel and AssociateGilberg & Kurent1989 - 1996
AssociatePaulson & Nace1986 - 1989
Law Clerk to Chief Judge of Civil DivisionD.C. Superior Court, Judge William C. Gardner1985 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A1986 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mitsuhiro Honzawa v. Hirokuni Honzawa; Takara International Inc; Hiro Real Estate Co.; Hiro Enterprise USAJury verdict $53.9 Million
Spears v Intrados (D.C. Superior Court)Jury verdict. D.C. Superior Court. $1,270,000
Takara International v. Mitsuhiro Honzawa (U.S. District Court for Southern District of NY)(Sprizzo)Bench verdict of $2,200,000 plus Rule 11 sanctions in the amount of $550,000.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Ball State UniversityHistory, Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980