Anna Chludzinski has spent the entirety of her legal career as a trial attorney and continues this work as a founding partner at Chludzinski & Mitchell, PLLC. Anna has extensive experience in all areas of criminal litigation and is passionate about using that experience to defend her clients every time she walks into the court room. Her motions practice has resulted in the dismissal of numerous cases before trial, and she excels in crafting unique legal arguments to fit her clients' needs.
Anna has received several awards, including Top 40 Under 40 for Criminal Law from The National Trial Lawyers, and Top 10 Under 40 from the National Academy of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Anna wrote an article titled The Number One Mistake Criminal Attorneys Make With Immigration Clients, that was featured in the VACDL's Winter 2019 legal publication. Her experience practicing immigration law has given her n invaluable understanding of the ways immigration and criminal law intersect. This enables her to help clients with immigration concerns avoid negative consequences that other criminal attorneys would not be aware of.
In 2013 Anna argued and won the complete suppression of her client's statements in a first degree murder case after officers had violated his Miranda rights. The Judge's decision to grant the motion garnered media attention. Anna truly believes in the protection of constitutional rights, and uses this passion in her representation of clients.