Criminal Defense

Being charged with a crime can be an overwhelming experience. Our firm specializes in criminal law, and has the experience needed to win your case.

Federal Crimes

Allegations of federal crimes are very serious and should be treated as such. The FBI, DEA or CIA may be involved with investigating the incident.


Being charged with a DUI or DWI can be very scary, and also very serious. We will fight at all costs to have your case dismissed, reduced, or won at trial.

Sex Crimes

Being charged with a sexual crime requires an attorney who will deal with their client with compassion and without judgment.

Northern Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers

Serving Fairfax County and Alexandria Virginia for 34 YearsLocated in Fairfax & Alexandria VA, the Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson and Associates (PNA Law) focuses 100% on criminal defense law. With 34 year of experience we are one of the most experienced criminal defense law firms in Northern Virginia. 

Defending individuals who are facing criminal charges in the Commonwealth of Virginia & Federal courts is all we do. Our team of criminal lawyers and DUI lawyers knows what to expect in all types of criminal cases, and we make it a personal goal to win each case that we undertake. Our results speak for themselves (see testimonials).

If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor or felony offense in Northern Virginia we will aggressively defend you should you decide to hire us. Our fees are fair and our goal is a case dismissal.


Don’t Panic – Defending Clients Charged with Misdemeanor & Felony Crimes Is All We Do

A moment of bad judgement, and now you are facing criminal charges. Being charged with felony or misdemeanor crimes such as DUI, assault, drug possession, burglary, fraud, sex crimes, federal crimes or any other can be a difficult experience with life altering consequences. Time is of the essence. Finding the right criminal defense attorney to represent you is critical to avoid a possible negative outcome. At The Law Offices of Patrick Anderson, criminal defense is all we do (100%). Our experienced and compassionate lawyers can immediately begin representing you and work on your behalf. You can be assured that you are in good hands, and that your case will be handled with the highest level of urgency.

The accused have many questions. How can these charges impact my freedom? Do I face jail time? Will I have to go to court? How much is a potential fine? How could this impact my life going forward? Through a free consultation, our attorneys will address these questions and more. During this consultation, we will learn the facts of your case, explain how we can help, and provide a clear understanding of the possible outcomes. Once we begin legal representation, our team of criminal lawyers will fight to have your charges dismissed or reduced, or to achieve the best outcome possible for your particular charges.

Serving all of Northern Virginia, we have worked extensively in all encompassing jurisdictions and are familiar with the local prosecutors and judges. Our opposition knows that when we represent someone, we put forth a 100% commitment, and we are proud of that reputation.

Fairfax Virginia, Alexandria Virginia, Arlington VA

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime anywhere in Virginia, we will use our experience and influence to help you. Call us 24/7 for a free consultation…acting as soon as possible is always advised.

Promises We Make to Our Clients:

  • Free consultation about your case via phone and/or in our Fairfax or Alexandria offices
  • Education about your charges, explanation of possible outcomes, & next steps in the legal process.
  • We will do everything in our power to see your case dismissed or reduced.
  • Aggressive legal representation during a time of difficulty in your life. We will fight to protect you and your freedoms.
  • Always treat you with compassion and utmost professionalism. You can be sure we are by your side every step of the way. We never forget the obstacles our clients may be facing as we represent them.
  • Full legal representation both in and out of court.


“As I’ve learned in the past getting the wrong lawyer can cause a nightmare situation. Do you yourself a favor and when it comes to your life hire a lawyer like Patrick Anderson from the start. My situation made me realize that cutting corners is a terrible idea when so much depends on it.” Read more >>

Free, Confidential Legal Consultation

You can reach us 24/7 at (703) 930-5117, or email us for a free consultation. Rest assured that any information provided to us is completely confidential. We look forward to helping you.

Where We Practice

Over the last 34 years we have been providing aggressive legal representation in:

  • City of Alexandria
  • Arlington County
  • Fairfax County
  • Prince William County
  • City of Manassas
  • Loudoun County
  • Stafford County
  • Fauquier County
  • City of Winchester
  • Federal Court

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Phone: (703) 930-5117

Alexandria, VA
333 N Fairfax St #310
Alexandria, VA 22314

Fairfax, VA
10615 Judicial Dr #302
Fairfax, VA 22030

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