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Sean A Sherlock

Sean A Sherlock

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime ...
  • Virginia
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Sean A. Sherlock is an award-winning trial attorney specializing in criminal defense, DUI/traffic defense, and civil litigation. A passionate and forceful advocate for his clients, Mr. Sherlock consistently achieves outstanding results through the application of his extensive trial experience and legal insight.

Having tried hundreds of cases ranging from DUI/DWI, drug distribution, fraud, embezzlement, domestic violence, gang offenses, and murder, Mr. Sherlock's depth of experience as a former prosecutor for the City of Alexandria distinguishes him from other defense attorneys. Clients facing criminal or traffic charges benefit from his unique insights into how law enforcement and prosecutors build their cases and prepare for trial. He uses this knowledge to tailor a compelling legal strategy to the individual needs and circumstances of each client in a goal-oriented approach to criminal defense, resulting in outstanding results for hundreds of clients facing criminal charges throughout Northern Virginia jurisdictions. Mr. Sherlock is committed to finding creative solutions to his clients’ legal situations and works tirelessly to fight for their rights.

Mr. Sherlock's extensive legal knowledge and success in the courtroom makes him a sought-after educator and trainer for other legal professionals. As a prosecutor, he conducted state-wide and local trainings for prosecutors, law enforcement officers, and allied professionals on a range of topics including evidence-based prosecution strategies in domestic violence cases, prosecution of criminal street gangs, Fourth and Fifth Amendment issues for police, educational neglect, animal cruelty, and others. Since leaving the prosecutor’s office, Mr. Sherlock routinely trains new police recruits in courtroom procedure and testimony at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, and has also conducted Virginia-State-Bar-approved continuing legal education for attorneys on a host of topics.

American University Washington College of Law
Honors: Cum Laude
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Pennsylvania State University - University Park
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Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense
The National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar  # 82633
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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    Free 30-minute phone consultation.
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Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    White Collar Crime
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Juvenile Law
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
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King, Campbell, Poretz & Mitchell, PLLC
Contact & Map
King, Campbell, Poretz & Mitchell, PLLC
108 N. Alfred Street
Second Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 683-7070
Fax: (703) 652-6010
Monday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: 8 AM - 6 PM
Notice: I am available for my clients 24 hours a day.