Patrick Anderson | Criminal Defense AttorneyAttorney Patrick Anderson has been a criminal defense attorney in Virginia for 34 years. He earned his Juris Doctor of law degree from the University of Richmond in 1988. In law school, Mr. Anderson was a member of the law school’s national Moot Court team and won the Best Brief Award in the National Moot Court competition. Upon graduation from law school, he opened his law firm practicing solely criminal defense. The Firm has grown to be one of the most experienced criminal defense law firms in Virginia.

Attorney Anderson has litigated thousands of cases all across the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as in several Federal District Courts. These cases include, but are not limited to, DUI/DWI, first-degree murder, rape, sexual offense against adults and children, child pornography, malicious wounding, drug cases, theft, and all other felonies, misdemeanors and traffic offenses.

Mr. Anderson is also very active in his community, having served on many boards and commissions including the following:

  • Trustee, Carthage College
  • National Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU
  • Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia (ACLU)
  • Member, Virginia Bar
  • Member, Criminal Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Fairfax County Bar Association
  • Member, Virginia Bar
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Vice Chairperson, Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority
  • Co-Chairperson, Alexandria Economic Opportunities Commission
  • Vice Chairperson, Advisory Board for Alexandria Project Discovery, an organization dedicated to making college more accessible for youth
  • United Way Executive Committee of Alexandria
  • President, Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Board of Trustees
  • Vice President, Hopkins House Association, an organization providing high quality early learning opportunities to less affluent children and their families
  • President, Alexandrians Involved Ecumenically, an organization which serves Alexandria families in need
  • Church Council, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Chairperson, Call Committee, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. This committee was responsible for calling a new pastor to our church

Mr. Anderson believes that serving his community is an integral part of his work as a criminal defense attorney. “Serving my community helps me better serve those in need in the criminal justice system because they both allow me to help people. At the end of the day, that’s all that matters.”

Contact the Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson and Associates for your free case evaluation.