Attorney Ann Thayer practices primarily in the areas of DUI, criminal, and traffic defense. She also handles protective orders for both sides and expungements. She has a passion for defense of both juveniles and adults that find themselves in trouble. Ms. Thayer attended Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice in 2000. Attending Widener School of Law in Harrisburg, PA, Ms. Thayer worked with the Prince William County Attorney’s Office and The Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) in Warner Robins, GA as an intern before obtaining her Juris Doctorate in 2004.
Ms. Thayer founded her own law firm The Law Office of Ann Thayer, PLLC on February 1, 2020. Ms. Thayer is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar, Fairfax County Bar Association and the Criminal Section in Fairfax, Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the National College of DUI Defense. She is also a founding member of DUIDLA (Driving Under the Influence Defense Lawyers Association). She serves as co-chair on the Fairfax JDR Court Committee, and is a member of the Fairfax GDC and Circuit Court Committees as well as member of the Circuit Court Technology Subcommittee and Access to Justice Committee.
She handles cases in the Counties of Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun, and Prince William as well as the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park. She also handles Town of Vienna, Herndon, and Dumfries cases.
Ann offers a free evaluation so she can get an understanding of your case, answer your questions, explain your options, and inform you how she can defend your case.