Mr. Kaveh Noorishad concentrates his practice in criminal and civil litigation and practices throughout all Virginia state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He has defended a wide variety of criminal matters ranging from minor traffic offenses to serious felony charges. In addition to his criminal practice, Mr. Noorishad has also litigated several multi-million dollar civil actions involving personal injury, professional liability, construction litigation, mold litigation and toxic torts.
Mr. Noorishad earned his Bachelor of Arts, with honors, in International Business from the American University in Washington, D.C. in 2001. He earned his Masters in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the American University in Washington, D.C. in 2003. Mr. Noorishad then earned his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2006. While attending law school, Mr. Noorishad was a member of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics and published “The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Its Effect on In-House Legal Counsel”, 18 Geo. J. Ethics 1041(2005).
Mr. Noorishad has been awarded with several prestigious honors, including membership into the "Top 100 National Trial Attorneys" and the "Top 40 Under 40" - both for his work as a criminal trial attorney in Virginia. Mr. Noorishad has also been recognized by the American Institute of Criminal Attorneys as one of the "10 Best Criminal Attorneys in Virginia" for Client Satisfaction. Mr. Noorishad has been further recognized by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys as one of the "10 Best DUI Attorneys in Virginia" for Client Satisfaction. Mr. Noorishad enjoys a "Superb" AVVO rating (the highest possible rating) in the areas of Criminal Defense, DUI/DWI, and Speeding violations. Mr. Noorishad has defended clients whose cases have been publicized by news agencies including The Washington Post, NBC-4 News, ABC-7 News, WUSA-9 News, WTOP, WJLA, The Fairfax Times, The Fairfax City Patch, The Falls Church Times, The Falls Church Patch, The McLean Patch, The Reston Patch, and The Falls Church News Press.
Mr. Noorishad is a member of the American Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the Fairfax Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys and the National Trial Attorneys Association.
In his spare time, Mr. Noorishad enjoys watching football, playing basketball, and spending time with his wife and two children.
Languages spoken: English, Farsi
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2008||10/09/2009|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2016|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||2016|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||2016|
|10 Best for Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|Top 40 under 40||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|First Place||American University Moot Case Competition||2002|
|Managing Partner||Noorishad Law, P.C.||2011 - Present|
|Associate||Wise & Donahue, PLC||2008 - 2011|
|Associate||Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP||2007 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||Member||2015 - Present|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2014 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2009 - Present|
|Virginia Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar||Member||2008 - Present|
|Commonwealth v. Moosvi||Not Guilty (4 day jury trial)|
|Moses, et al., v. Architecture, Inc., et al.||Civil litigation case resulted in favorable settlement|
|Hirt v. LeGrys, et. al.,||Jury Verdict Awarding Plaintiff All Requested Damages|
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|Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics||The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and In-House Legal Counsel: Suggestions for Viable Compliance||2005|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|American University, Washington College of Law||Finance||M.B.A.||2003|
|American University, Washington College of Law||International Business||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|What should I do when confronted by the police?||Criminal Defense Seminar||2014|
|Regional ISoVa||Criminal Defense Seminar||2013|