John P. Fishwick Jr.

John P. Fishwick Jr.

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Summary

A Roanoke, Virginia native, John Fishwick has spent his professional career helping individuals who have faced serious civil and criminal legal challenges. John is not afraid of a tough case and has won significant civil verdicts and obtained acquittals for clients facing criminal charges. No stone is left unturned as John looks for ways to win your case.
John is fortunate to work with a talented group of attorneys and staff at his firm, many of whom he has worked with for years. Many of his cases are referred to him from other Virginia attorneys. In fact, many other lawyers refer their most complex cases to John and his team.
As a former federal prosecutor, John brings extensive trial experience to his personal practice and leverages that expertise for clients facing serious life challenges. He has successfully handled personal injury, criminal defense, consumer protection, commercial law, qui tam, and civil rights cases.

Former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia
John was appointed by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate for this position. As the highest-ranking law enforcement officer in the District, John focused his attention on the prosecution of violent criminals and those responsible for the heroin epidemic.

Additionally, he was actively involved with the Student Pledge Against Gun Violence program, offender reentry programs, and opioid and heroin prevention. He was also a member of the following subcommittees:

Violent and Organized Crime
Civil Rights

Education
Harvard University
B.A. (1979)
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Washington and Lee University School of Law
J.D. (1976)
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Awards
2016 Drum Major for Justice Award
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Selected
Best Lawyers of America, 2005 - 2015, 2019
2011 Leadership & Activism Award
Progressive Democrats of America
Selected
Virginia Super Lawyers, 2008-2015, 2019
Selected
Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite 2018, 2019
Selected
President's Volunteer Service Award, Bronze, 2018
Professional Associations
Ted Dalton Inn of Court
Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Current
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Roanoke Bar Association
Board of Directors
Current
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Virginia State Bar  # 23285
Member
Current
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Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury

    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • Criminal Law

    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes

  • Business Law

    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

  • Civil Rights

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law

  • Consumer Law

    Class Action, Lemon Law

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Website
Contact & Map
Fishwick & Associates PLC
30 Franklin Road
Suite 700
ROANOKE, VA 24011
Telephone: (540) 345-5890
Fishwick & Associates PLC
30 Franklin Road
Suite 700
Roanoke, VA 24011
Telephone: (540) 345-5890
Fax: (540) 345-5789
Monday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed