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Fairfax criminal lawyer Jonathan L. Katz’s guide to defending your rights in Virginia after being arrested and in court

Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz presents this in-depth website as a starting point for fighting for your liberty, reputation and future when arrested for an alleged Virginia felony, misdemeanor, or DUI. Jon is among only 8% of lawyers nationwide to hold a Martindale-Hubbell peer-reviewed AV preeminent lawyer rating. He also is AVVO lawyer-rated at 10.0/10.0.

Jon Katz is a battle-tested Fairfax criminal defense trial veteran, fighting as a team with you at every turn. Your political views, job, and favorite sports teams matter little to Jonathan. All that matters is that you need a first-rate Virginia criminal lawyer.

Jon Katz Knows Your Case Has to be Presented Right the First Time

Nothing beats successful lawyer experience defending in Virginia criminal court. The battle in Fairfax and Northern Virginia for those accused of crimes and DUI can get messy and filled with booby traps. The right Virginia criminal defense lawyer will skillfully navigate the path to the best defense, working as a united front with his client.and will always be ready to go to trial with you. Any negotiations are from a position of battle-ready strength. Jonathan focuses on disintegrating the obstacles and finding and building on the hidden and more apparent strengths in your Virginia criminal case.

Virginia DUI lawyer Jonathan L. Katz has never prosecuted and never will – Northern Virginia Criminal defense is his calling

Law school emphasizes being able to argue both sides of a controversy equally well. Nonetheless, Fairfax criminal lawyer Jonathan L. Katz knows he is on the side of the angels with Virginia criminal defense, which helps provide him the extra inspiration and energy for finding the path to victory.

When arrested for a Virginia crime or DUI, 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. Fairfax criminal lawyer Jonathan L. Katz has the experience and dedication to do that, together with 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 Virginia criminal and DUI defendants is a calling that Jonathan L. 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.

Call 703-383-1100 for a free in-person confidential consultation and action plan with Fairfax criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz about your court-pending Virginia criminal or DUI case.

Top-Rated Fairfax Criminal Lawyer / Virginia DUI Lawyer

Being a criminal defendant is a burden. Hire a Virginia criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you every step of the way in court, who will never judges you, and who always will have your back.

At your very first meeting with Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz, he will listen closely to you, and provide you with a tailor-made defense action plan, addressing his initial approach to pursuing your best defense in Virginia criminal and DUI court, and offering you proactive steps that you can take in the process. By the time you leave your initial consultation with Jon, you will be better prepared — and likely more confident — for what lies ahead in defending your Virginia criminal case.

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