Jay P Mykytiuk is an experienced trial attorney who primarily represents defendants charged with criminal and traffic offenses in state and federal courts in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. He was trained in criminal trial defense at the A...
Practice areas & skills: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Sex Crime, DUI & DWI
From the day I started working in the field until today, I have learned the practice of criminal and appellate law from some of the finest attorneys in the country. I respect my clients and their families above all else and am keenly sympathetic t...
Practice areas & skills: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense, Litigation, Federal Crime, Appeals
Ms. Newton served as the Chief Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, the second highest ranking prosecutor in the county, focusing on the prosecution of homicide, violent sex offenses, and other high-profile cases.
Practice areas & skills: Violent Crime, Sex Crime, Child Custody, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense
A violent crime occurs when a person uses (or threatens to use) violence to harm another person, including rape, assault, and murder. The penalties for violent crimes are stiff; conviction almost always carries substantial jail time. If you are accused of a violent crime, you need an attorney with experience defending others in that particular crime, one who will understand how to best defend you based on your facts and circumstances. Sometimes the government will offer a “plea bargain,” meaning they will drop or lower the charges if you agree to a lesser crime. A violent crime lawyer will be able to evaluate the government's case and the terms of the bargain to suggest how to proceed in your best interests.