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VIRGINIA CRIMINAL LAWYER | Fairfax DUI ATTORNEY JON KATZ’s website includes essential information to help reduce harm in criminal cases

You are probably here because you or a loved one is in hot water with a Virginia criminal case- a felony, misdemeanor, or DUI. If so, your battle has just begun, to find the best possible way out of a challenging situation. Virginia criminal lawyer/ Fairfax defense attorney Jon Katz has over two decades of experience to pursue your best criminal defense. Jon is among only 8% of lawyers nationwide to hold a Martindale-Hubbell AV preeminent lawyer rating. Jon also is AVVO rated at 10.0/10.0.

If charged with a crime, it is time to get the right Virginia criminal lawyer for you. Who is on your side? Fairfax, Northern Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz is a battle-tested criminal defense trial veteran,  fighting as a team with you at every turn. Your political views, job, and favorite sports teams matter little to Jon. All that matters is that you need a first-rate Virginia criminal lawyer.

Virginia Criminal Lawyer Jon Katz Knows Your Case Has to be Presented Right the First Time.

Virtually Jon’s entire law practice is criminal defense and DUI in Northern Virginia

Virginia criminal lawyer/ Fairfax DUI attorney Jon Katz will always be ready to go to trial with you. Any negotiations are from a position of battle-ready strength. No matter how tough the criminal law fight might look at first blush, Jon focuses on disintegrating the obstacles and finding and building on the possibilities.

handshakeBEING IN A CRIMINAL DEFENSE BIND MAY FEEL DAUNTING; DEALING WITH YOUR VIRGINIA CRIMINAL LAWYER SHOULD BE A BREAKTHROUGH.

Northern Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz – NEVER PROSECUTED; NEVER WILL

In law school, great currency is placed on being able to argue both sides of a controversy equally well. That is all well and good when no real people’s lives and liberty are on the line. However, when a criminal defense lawyer truly knows s/he is on the side of the angels, that is the extra oomph for finding gold among the seeming feces of a prosecution.

Virginia criminal lawyer/ Fairfax DUI attorney Jon Katz knows he is on the side of the angels with criminal defense. He has successfully defended thousands of criminal and DUI defendants since 1991. To this very day, he deeply feels the thrill of obtaining justice for his accused clients.

When arrested, your battle has just begun. No matter how untruthful or not or how unfair or not are the allegations against you, you now are in the crosshairs of the criminal court system, and your only choice is to fight for your liberty. A key part of that fight is to obtain the right lawyer to work as a team with you in pursuing the best possible result. Virginia criminal lawyer/ Fairfax defense attorney Jon Katz not only has the experience and dedication to do that, but also full understanding and empathy for your plight, not only in the courthouse, but also as to such collateral matters as your reputation, career, security clearance, and immigration status.

Fighting for criminal and DUI defendants is a calling that Northern Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz pursues because he believes strongly in this path, loves working with his clients, and loves winning. When you hire Jon, you have the peace of mind that he is always on your side.

For a confidential discussion with Virginia criminal lawyer/ Fairfax defense attorney Jon Katz about your case, please call his staff at 703-383-1100. 

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    Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz pursues victory in every case

    Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz focuses on your best defense. He will work closely with you to develop and pursue a tailor-made battle plan focused on obtaining the best possible results for you.  Jon’s clients’ reviews speak for themselves, backed up by his over two decades of experience defending over three thousand criminal defense and DUI clients.

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NACDL memberSince 1991, Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz has been a member of the premier National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

NCDD National College for DUI Defense: Jonathan L. Katz

Jon’s membership in the National College for DUI Defense is one more way he pursues the best possible results in DUI cases.

NORML
Virginia criminal lawyer Jon Katz joined the marijuana legalization cause in 1990, and is a member of the Legal Committee of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)

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