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Mr. O'Malie was born in Mexico City, Mexico, D.F. in 1961 and speaks English and Spanish. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Old Dominion University in 1983, and his Juris Doctor Degree from George Mason University School of Law in 1987 where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in the study of Professional Responsibility. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Virginia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. the United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit), and the United States Virgin Islands.


Mr. O'Malie is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. the Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia, the Fairfax Bar Association, the U.S. Virgin Islands Bar Association, and the Arlington Country Bar Association where he served as a member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee, on the Judicial Selection Committee, and on the Judicial Selection Committee Task Force.


Mr. O'Malie is AV rated by Martindale and Hubbard, is listed in Virginia's Top Rated Lawyers, and is a Master of the Bench member of the George Mason American Inns of Court. Mr. O'Malie has extensive jury and bench trial experience having served as sole or lead counsel in a wide variety of cases, including but not limited to, serious personal injuries,  wrongful death, medical and legal malpractice, general civil litigation, murder, rape, robbery, abduction, malicious woundings, lynching by mob, drug offenses, serious traffic offenses, and other cases too numerous to list. In addition to his courtroom experience, Mr. O'Malie is equaly adept at resolving legal issues through out of court alternate dispute resolution procedures such as arbitration and mediation.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    29 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    29 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    29 years
  4. Wrongful Death: 20%
    29 years



Hourly ($395/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Sean is "intelligently aggressive". He is able to find innovative, timely and cost-effective solutions to his cases and, when the need arises, he does not hesitate to take cases to trial and fight for his clients. Sean exemplifies this in his personal injury cases. He's willing to go the extra mile to make sure his clients get the best result possible. I wholeheartedly endorse Sean.


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Contact info

The Law Offices of Sean D. O'Malie, PLC

10513 Judicial Drive
Suite 301
Fairfax, VA, 22030


VAAuthorized to practice law198703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
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
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
American Jurisprudence Award - Professional ResponsibilityAm JurN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Servicios Legales - Programa Asistencia Legales ExternasEmbajada de México - Sección Consular2004 - Present
Trial Attorney and Counselor At LawSean D. O'Malie, Esq1987 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of CourtN/AN/A
George Mason American Inn of CourtMaster of the BenchN/A
Virginia State BarN/AN/A
U. S. Virgin Islands Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Hispanic Bar Association of VirginiaN/AN/A
Fairfax Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Arlington Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1987
Old Dominion UniversityCriminal Justice / Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Attorney Guest SpeakerThe Practice of LawN/A
12th Annual Criminal Law SeminarCriminal LawN/A