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.

Fairfax Virginia Criminal Lawyers

Serving Fairfax County VA for 34 YearsFor 34 years the Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson and Associates has fiercely and successfully defended thousands of clients in Fairfax Virginia who have been charged with crimes such as DUI, drug possession, assault, burglary, larceny, embezzlement, fraud, & federal charges. Our talented and experienced Fairfax criminal lawyers have successfully resolved about every type of criminal legal issue imaginable, and are always eager to help the next individual who needs another chance.

Because criminal law is our expertise and sole focus, most of our in-court time is spent representing clients in Fairfax Circuit Court where felony cases are handled, and in Fairfax County General District Court where criminal misdemeanors, and preliminary hearings in felony charges are handled. After almost of three decades of experience of interacting with the judges, district attorneys and staff in the Fairfax jurisdiction, our criminal law firm has developed a well-known and positive reputation for putting forth an unconditional commitment to each of its clients. If you chose to be represented by our law firm, you will be sending a clear message to our opposition that your rights and freedom will be fiercely protected.

Hire an Experienced and Reputable Fairfax Attorney

According to the Fairfax County Police Department Statistics Report published in 2017, nearly 49,000 criminal cases went through the Fairfax court system in 2016. Although in your world you might be considered a decent person who made a poor decisions, when you enter the court system you become one of thousands of  defendants waiting for their day in court. You do NOT want enter into this system without a local Fairfax criminal lawyer who is intimately familiar with the intricacies of the court, well-known by judges and district attorneys, and highly experienced in practicing criminal defense law.

Choosing the criminal attorney who will stand between you and the prosecutor in charge of your case is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Many of the district attorneys that prosecute crimes in Fairfax County are highly seasoned and motivated lawyers. After having faced them for over 34 years, we know their capabilities and never underestimate what they might “bring to the table.” When our firm prepares to engage the Commonwealth of Virginia on behalf of a client, we do so only after exhaustive fact gathering, research, and preparation. Whether it is possible to have charges dismissed or reduced, or we must go to trial, it is our policy to always over-prepare and outmatch our opposition.

If you have been arrested or charged with a misdemeanor or felony crime in Fairfax County, Virginia, we have the experience and influence needed to help you. Call us 24/7 for a free consultation…acting as soon as possible can greatly increase the chance of successfully resolving your case. Our office is located at 4021 University Drive, #101; Fairfax, VA.

Promises We Make to Our Clients:

  • Will give a free consultation over the phone or in our Fairfax office.
  • Will provide you with a thorough understanding of your charges, the possible penalties, and how we can overcome them.
  • Will use our combined knowledge and experience to give you the best legal representation we can.
  • We are compassionate, understanding and non-judgmental.
  • Will be available 24/7 to discuss any updates, thoughts or concerns you have with your case.
  • We will do everything in our power to see your case dismissed or reduced.


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Free, Confidential Legal Consultation

You can reach us 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 :

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

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Phone: (703) 930-5117

10615 Judicial Dr #302
Fairfax, VA 22030

333 N Fairfax St #310
Alexandria, VA 22314

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