John P. Fishwick Jr.

John P. Fishwick Jr.

  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Business Law
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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, commercial law, and qui tam 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.

Harvard University
B.A. (1979)
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Washington and Lee University School of Law
J.D. (1976)
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2016 Drum Major for Justice Award
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Best Lawyers of America, 2005 - 2015, 2019
2011 Leadership & Activism Award
Progressive Democrats of America
Virginia Super Lawyers, 2008-2015, 2019
Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite 2018, 2019
President's Volunteer Service Award, Bronze, 2018
Professional Associations
Ted Dalton Inn of Court
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
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Roanoke Bar Association
Board of Directors
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Virginia State Bar  # 23285
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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
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Fishwick & Associates PLC
30 Franklin Road
Suite 700
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