Criminal Law


Legal Representation from Experienced Criminal Lawyers


If you are facing a criminal charge, Fairfax criminal defense lawyers at The Law Offices of Lewis & Associates, P.C will provide you with comprehensive legal representation. We defend all of your rights and explore all of your legal options. We regularly represent clients in Federal Courts. We are adept at handling cases in the Eastern District of Virgina (EDVA), the Southern District of Maryland, and the District Court for the District of Columbia. We are well versed with the rules and the expectation of federal judges, especially in the “Rocket Docket” of EDVA. At Lewis & Associates, we understand the severity of criminal charges and the toll they can take on a person’s life. If you have been accused of criminal conduct, it is imperative that you take action immediately. Lewis & Associates helps you understand your rights and defends those rights vigorously. As your counsel, we explain the charges being brought against you, guide you through likely outcomes and scenarios, and recommend the best course of action with your particular situation and circumstances in mind.


7[1]Our attorneys represent our clients from start to finish: from the initial appearance, and bond hearing to the arraignment and trial, and on through the appeals process, if necessary. We pledge to keep you as informed as possible throughout the duration of the criminal proceedings. Our defense always begins with trying to negotiate with the prosecutor to drop or reduce the charge against you. We also always explore every single alternative to conviction and incarceration.


Lewis & Associates features lawyers with broad experience in criminal defense matters, who have represented clients in misdemeanor, felony, and white collar criminal matters in federal and state courts. This experience allows the lawyers at Lewis & Associates to help you navigate the complexities of today’s criminal justice system. Our firm’s proximity to the courthouses in FairfaxCounty, Alexandria, ArlingtonCounty, Loudoun County, Washington, D.C., Prince George’s County, and MontgomeryCounty has familiarized us with the intricacies of the procedures and practices of these courts.


Additionally, our firm is adept at handling administrative matters related to criminal charges as well, such as show cause hearings before the Departments of Motor Vehicles and hearings before university disciplinary boards. The gravity of these types of hearings is understood by the lawyers at Lewis & Associates. We combine our experience and knowledge in these areas to obtain successful outcomes for our clients.


Specifically, Lewis & Associates is willing and able to represent clients charged with any of the following:


  • Violent Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Drug/Alcohol Crimes
  • Murder / Homicide Assault & Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Terrorist Threats
  • Illegal Possession of Weapons
  • Hate Crimes
  • Armed Robbery
  • Arson
  • Assault & Battery
  • Burglary
  • Carjacking
  • Child Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Mayhem
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • Sale and distribution of guns
  • Terrorism Charges
  • Terrorist Threats/Criminal Threats
  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Vehicular Manslaughter


Other Legal Matters


  • Appeals
  • Show Cause Hearings
  • Disciplinary Hearings
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Violation of Probation
  • Violation of Parole
  • Expunging Records
  • Fraud
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Computer Crimes
  • Racketeering
  • Accounting Fraud
  • Bank Fraud
  • Bankruptcy Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Currency Violations
  • Environmental Crimes
  • Forgery
  • Insider Trading
  • Mail Fraud
  • Medicaid Fraud
  • Medicare Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Public Corruption
  • RICO Charges
  • Securities Fraud
  • Tax Fraud
  • Theft
  • Witness Tampering
  • Drunk Driving


Drug Offenses


  • Possession
  • Transportation / Distribution
  • Manufacture / Sales
  • Cultivation
  • Distribution
  • Importation
  • Possession for Sale
  • Sale or distribution of:
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Ecstacy
  • Oxycontin
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription Drugs


Please contact The Law Offices of Lewis & Associates, P.C today to speak with Fairfax criminal defense lawyers if you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony in Virginia, the District of Columbia, or Maryland. We will defend your rights and provide the personal attention that every client deserves. During business hours, please contact our firm at (703) 912-3100. If you have an urgent matter and/or are incarcerated, please contact Fitzgerald Lewis at (703) 778-6848.