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  • Extremely Effective Defense Lawyer

    Where to start… Jon Katz was an absolutely incredible lawyer throughout my whole process… beginning, throughout, and even after. He is very knowledgeable, and he used everything he had to help get the Virginia shoplifting case against me completely dismissed. He gave me some assignments to do, based on hearing about the case, and I highly recommend doing/taking everything he says seriously. Doing so was another tool in his arsenal to get us victory. He was accessible, easy to talk to, professional, and an all round incredible lawyer. He helped to put me at ease throughout the process, and he fought for me.  He took care of the entire process in a very smart and honest way. I’m so grateful for him and would highly recommend him for you too!

    Source: Avvo

  • He was exceptional

    John represented me 9 years ago and he was exceptional. Just recently I contacted him due to a job change and needed his expertise. Even though I requested for an urgent meeting he was able to accommodate me and within 15 minutes was able to provide me the guidance. He also gave me a supporting letter which turn around time was less than 24 hours. If you are looking for an attorney who is attentive to details, extremely knowledgeable and is willing to go above and beyond, then look no further than John. Thank you for everything!

    C K
    Source: Google

  • Great Lawyer

    Jon was introduced to us by a family friend, he is one of the top Criminal Defense lawyers in Fairfax, Virginia. From our first meeting with him, we could tell he was an expert in his field and during a challenging time he provided us with guidance and a comforting environment to work on my son’s case. When we had questions or needed his assistance Jon was always a phone call away. He worked diligently to support us through the complex process of defending our case and was able to secure a settlement for my son. I couldn’t have asked for better representation while we navigated a challenging time for our family with the added hardship of the initial Covid-19 lockdown. He fought to move our case along when resources were limited. I am grateful for the honesty and integrity he maintained throughout our conversations. You can count on him to take on difficult criminal cases and provide a winning solution. Our family will be forever thankful for his help.

    Source: Avvo

  • Jon since the beginning was ready to help me, making me feel I was in the right hands

    Jon since the beginning was ready to help me, making me feel I was in the right hands, and he did his best to get the best results in my case working very hard answering all my questions and letting me know everything I need to know before and after go to court.

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  • I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome and it was a lesson learned.

    A few years ago when I was younger I got DWI and the next day was pulled over driving without a license since it was suspended due to the DWI the night before. Talk about double bad luck. Anyways I went to several lawyers but I didn’t feel they were the right ones until I went to see Jon. At first he didn’t want to take the case because he felt it was to easy and wasn’t challenging. Here I’m thinking he must be out of his mind, I’m in big hole with two different court dates and he thinks it’s not a big deal for him to take it on. Anyways to make this short, I ended up hiring him as my lawyer and he knew exactly how to handle each of the prosecutors for the different court dates and the DWI was reduced to reckless and the charges for driving on suspended license was 7 days restriction. I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome and it was a lesson learned.

    F. C.
    Source: Google

  • Great defense attorney

    I hired Jon to represent me in a DUI 1sr offense case. I consulted with other attorneys and then read reviews for Jon. After meeting him, I knew he was the attorney I wanted to represent me. Jon is very thorough and knowledgeable, he’s going to fight for you. You will not regret hiring him

    Source: Avvo

Fairfax criminal lawyer / Virginia DUI attorney Jonathan L. Katz knows that Virginia has a harsh criminal justice system that fortunately is seeing some turnaround in terms of a chief prosecutor in Fairfax and other parts of the commonwealth who recognize the need to be more enlightened about the rights and plights of criminal defendants, and a state legislature that is bringing Virginia further from the criminal justice dark ages. Nonetheless, prosecutors have their own prosecution agenda and legislators serve their constituencies. One's criminal defense lawyer is a criminal defendant's only true friend in the courthouse.

A Virginia criminal or DUI conviction (under Va. Code § 18.2-266) risks not only penalties in state court, but also damage to one's reputation, career, security clearance, health care licensing, and immigration status. Fairfax criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz finds out what is most important to you for your defense and pursues your best possible defense while also pushing against the foregoing adverse collateral consequences from a conviction and against adverse sentences.

Among the many Fairfax criminal defense lawyers you may be considering, Jon Katz has successfully defended thousands of clients prosecuted for alleged Virginia felony, misdemeanor and DUI offenses. Call 703-383-1100 for a free in-person confidential consultation and action plan for your court-pending Virginia criminal or DWI case.

How should a Virginia criminal defendant challenge a felony, misdemeanor or DUI prosecution?

Hire a criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you every step of the way in court, who will never judge you, and who always will have your back. That is Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz's credo.

At your very first meeting with Virginia criminal attorney / Fairfax DUI 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.

Call us at 703-383-1100 to schedule a free in-person confidential consultation with Fairfax criminal lawyer Jon Katz about your court-pending felony, misdemeanor or DUI case.

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