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Jon is passionate and delivers excellent results for his clients.

Jon is passionate and delivers excellent results for his clients. He is wise as Yoda and he uses Tai Chi energy to focus. I highly recommend him! Thank you Jon!

K.F.
Source: Google,

He worked with the court to have all citations dismissed

I found Jon Katz based on the stellar reviews on this site as well as other web search. I never had to hire a lawyer until now and I made the best choice! He worked with the court to have all citations dismissed in a federal I. class misdemeanor case with prejudice. The best I hoped before was a plea. I would definitely recommend him!

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

I have seen first hand the hard work and diligent preparation he brings to his clients

Jon Katz is my go to referral for Virginia criminal defense cases. I have known Jon for years. In addition to having been selected and attended the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Wyoming, Jon just plain works hard. I have now represented co-defendant cases alongside Jon and seen first hand the hard work and diligent preparation he brings to his clients.

Chris Flohr
Source: Google,

Very impressed by his experience, expertise and the efforts he takes to remain on the cutting edge of his legal specialty

I saw Jon present at a national educational seminar last month. I was very impressed by his experience, expertise and the efforts he takes to remain on the cutting edge of his legal specialty.

Tim Semelroth
Source: Google,

He kept in constant communication and was diligent with pre-trial preparation and questions

Jon Katz PC is exceptional Fairfax criminal attorney who will vigorously defend you and your rights. His case preparation is very thorough, keeps in constant communication and is well versed in criminal trial practice and strategy. He kept in constant communication and was diligent with pre-trial preparation and questions. If you want zealous representation then Jon Katz is your Fairfax criminal lawyer.

Lou
Source: Google,

It was Jon's court savvy and experience that lead to a lesser charge

I stumbled into a misdemeanor charge; I responded immaturely to an act of aggression. My guilt was not in question, so understand there was only so much a lawyer could do for me. I had no experience with court and had no idea what to do or expect, so I turned to a law office I found on the web only to walk out more depressed after their gloomy outlook, Jail. It was a foreign cold dismissive experience talking to them, and I left wondering what have I done. My immaturity has put my future in their hands? I, fortunately even though I had little time, decided to continue looking and discovered Mr. Jon Katz. Jon, from the first meeting until our last contact, has a sympathetic warm way about him that engenders confidence. From the first meeting he focused on a method that not only developed his thorough interpretation of the event that led to my arrest but also with a focus on me, the human in difficulty. For some, that appreciation or sympathy may not matter, but it did to me. Jon’s method and candor helped me settle down and coup as I was depressed, unsure, and yes, scared. There are things suddenly on the plate to take care of when confronting a court case and Jon, and his staff, professionally promptly handle the court scheduling and documentation expectations/demands so all that potential stress is absorbed by them. But most importantly, it was Jon’s court savvy and experience that lead to a lesser charge. I was convicted as that was a given going in, but the punishment was community service not jail and for that I have Mr. Jon Katz to Thank. The last impression I choose to share is that Jon is driven, committed; Jon is a hard working determined legal mind. Mr. Jon Katz, and his prompt helpful staff, can help you prepare for and confront the court experience competently and confidently. Richard B.

500 minus
Source: Google,

He fought his hardest every step of the way

Jon is devoted to the craft of criminal defense, and he always seeks the best outcome for his clients. I got charged with marijuana PWID, and he fought his hardest every step of the way. He got me a result even better than the one I was hoping for. Long After my case was settled, he continued to help me with several issues that occurred during my probation, and answered questions very quickly whenever I had them. He is also very personable, and helped me relax during very stressful situations.

J. M.
Source: Google,

Excellent Defense Lawyer

Excellent lawyer reviews all the evidence and gives great advice on your options. He is willing to be creative and use the law to get good resolutions for his clients. He is not afraid to fight hard for each client in court.

T.Y.
Source: Avvo,

He's extremely knowledgeable and passionate about what he does

The highest compliment an attorney can give a fellow attorney is that he would refer them or hire them. I recently had the pleasure of speaking with criminal defense attorney Jon Katz and can 100% say he’s extremely knowledgeable and passionate about what he does. He’s a true criminal defense lawyer through and through.

Daniel
Source: Google,

I eagerly recommend Mr. Katz as a knowledgeable, honest, and thoughtful counselor

I am an attorney, practicing in the state of Georgia, and called Jon about an issue that a family member was working through in Virginia. Jon not only took the time to explain the legal hurdles associated with post—conviction expungements in Virginia, but he suggested a creative solution to help my family member without asking for anything in return. As a fellow attorney, I eagerly recommend Mr. Katz as a knowledgeable, honest, and thoughtful counselor.

Ryan
Source: Avvo,

Never misses a beat every step of the case

“thorough ” would be my word in describing attorney Jon Katz….never misses a beat every step of the case. Starting with the arrest and miranda rights, Jon examines every aspect of the case. Especially important in d.u.i. cases is the breath results which Jon examines in detail finding any procedural flaws that might happen. Jon engages the prosecution like a samurai warrior in that he can absorb their attacks, and yet offer brilliant strategies in a calm manner. His years in court offer a perspective about the judge, jury and prosecution that are of priceless importance when mounting a defense. His daily blog on facebook is a great way to experience real life court . I would highly recommend this attorney for all legal matters.

J. I.
Source: Google,

I went from feeling scared I would lose my career, license, and other things to feeling confident and at ease.

After finding myself in a stressful legal situation I needed to find a good attorney. I made one of my best decisions by hiring Jon Katz. I had met with 3 other lawyers prior to meeting Jon, but after the first meeting I knew he was who I needed to represent me. I went from feeling scared I would lose my career, license, and other things to feeling confident and at ease. It is easy to see that Jon Katz cares about his clients and wants the best possible results for them. Throughout the whole process he always kept me in the loop and had constant communication with me, answering any questions or concerns. On the day of court he was very prepared and in control. He was able to get my original charge amended to a much lesser charge and I couldn’t be happier. Jon Katz is truly a master at his craft. If you need legal help look no further, do yourself a favor and hire Jon Katz.

Robert
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GREAT LAWYER !!!

I was impressed by the way Mr. KATZ talked to my wife and granddaughter. He talked about how important it is to tell the truth and being honest. Court didn’t go like I wanted it to, but Mr Katz is going back with me to finish the job. GREAT LAWYER !!!

J.M.
Source: Avvo,

He stays on top of the whole situation from beginning to end.

Highly recommend Jon for all of your needs. He helped with every aspect of the case. He stays on top of the whole situation from beginning to end.

M. V.
Source: Google,

A very experienced and very knowledgable criminal defense and DUI attorney

Jon is a very experienced and very knowledgable criminal defense and DUI attorney in our area. He shared a lot of his expertise with our team as he is big on public education about the criminal law process. We would highly recommend Jon and his team

Ben Glass
Source: Google,

Definitely someone you want on your side at a trial

Jonathan is a great litigator and an even better person. He has the rare ability to stay calm and collected the face of tough litigation and adversity. He’s definitely someone you want on your side at a trial. I highly recommend him!

M.M.
Source: Google,

Jon was exceptionally professional and very thorough

Jon was exceptionally professional and very thorough. I chose him based on his google and AVVO reviews and can honestly say he’s genuine and determined. Would recommend him to ALL family, friends and anyone who’s willing to listen to reason.

Jesse
Source: Google,

A true Professional that really cares about his clients

Jon is Great at what he does. A true Professional that really cares about his clients. I would recommend Jon without hesitation…Thanks again Mr.Katz for all you do!.

TC
Source: Google,

He takes care his people like his family

When I first met him I had the feeling that he is the right person who can help me out. I couldn’t say I was worried about trial, but because of Jon I had less pressure. He pulls out some magical skill when he talks to prosecutor. Before the trial, I have no idea what he said to prosecutor but I bet it was something amazing that the prosecutor offered RAC driving. He takes care his people like his family. I highly recommend to hire Mr. Katz if you got arrested for DUI.

JL
Source: Google,

Jon was a great attorney

Jon was a great attorney and I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of one

F. S.
Source: Google,

Tremendous experience and a dogged pursuit of justice for his clients

Jon has tremendous experience and a dogged pursuit of justice for his clients. He lives and breathes criminal/traffic cases and is a fixture in the local courts. Dedication and professionalism are just a few adjectives that describe Jon and his practice. I highly recommend him.

Kellam Parks
Source: Google,

He is the kind of lawyer that other lawyers go to for representation

I have known Jon for many years, and know him as a tireless advocate. He is the kind of lawyer that other lawyers go to for representation. I have recommended Jon to many of my clients who needed his help as I know that they will be well taken care of. Five Stars!

Daniel Barrera
Source: Google,

He got me a really good deal for my situation

Jon Katz is an amazing attorney he helped me during a very stressful time. He was there to answer all my questions at anytime., He provided good legal advice always. He got me a really good deal for my situation, He is very professional , He has been there even now to answer any legal questions i may have . i would recommend him always 100%. He is the best criminal defense lawyer in the hold of DMV

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

I felt like I had someone who had my back

I found Jon online after reading several of his blog post when I was falsely accused of a crime. Jon was quick to see me for a consultation and listened to my side of the story. He always made himself available to me and even stayed late to talk when needed. In a very stressful situation, I felt like I had someone who had my back. Jon defended me with the tenacity that you would expect from a big time tv lawyer, I was amazed at he stood up for me when the time was needed. Jon secured a dismissal in the case when that seemed unlikely. He has made the necessary referrals to other lawyers to help get this incident expunged. Hands down, without Jon I don’t believe I would have secured the only acceptable outcome to me in this case.

M.J J.W
Source: Google,

Great Support

Outstanding support in representing me on a DUI charge. Very thorough in reviewing the details and mounting a strong defense based on the facts and circumstances of the case. Extremely knowledgeable and vastly experienced. All DUI charges dropped in reaching a favorable outcome. Strong representation makes a difference. Jon is a difference maker!

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

A truly fierce advocate for his clients

I am fellow lawyer in the community and Jon is a truly fierce advocate for his clients who has zero fear of taking on the government. Having watched Jon in court, I have also seen that he is meticulous in his preparation and possesses a real knowledge of the law. Unlike many criminal defense attorneys, he engages in critical pretrial litigation that aids in winning cases or achieving better negotiated results. I have no hesitation in endorsing him.

Joe King
Source: Google,

Super dedicated to his clients

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU JON!!

Jon was an amazing attorney. Jon is very intelligent and super dedicated to his clients. I was in a tough situation when I was caught driving while intoxicated and Jon helped me get it down to reckless. The whole process was a pain but worth it. If you’re looking for a lawyer that does everything in his power to get you a better deal, then Jon is your man. You do have to complete homework, but make sure you listen to him and do everything he asks. You are in great hands with Jon. I couldn’t have asked for a better lawyer.

Marina
Source: Google,

Homework Pays Off!

Jon is a bulldog. In a judicial system that treats each defendant as a cog in a factory, Jon researches all the inherent biases in the system and advocates zealously and passionately on his client’s behalf. In my case, due to Covid-19, I needed to wait 10 months for proper adjudication. Yet, at the outset, Jon advised me to do a long list of homework to help with my case (potential misdemeanors for DUI and reckless driving). I accomplished all of the homework as quickly as possible. At times, it felt as though the homework would not provide me with the outcome that I wanted – given how impersonal the court experience had been. Nonetheless, when the day came, Jon meticulously went through all of the homework, presented it in a holistic and systematic way, and negotiated an excellent outcome on my behalf (dropped charge; substantial charge/penalty reduction on the other). The judge openly noted how impressive the homework was, and he went further noting that my counsel was outstanding. I couldn’t agree more. At times, Jon can come off brusquely or hurried, but he is always on his game when the day in court arrives. And that bulldog approach is precisely what makes him effective. Thank you, Jon, for a terrific outcome!

K.
Source: Avvo,

He runs a meticulous outfit, and his support staff was excellent.

FAIRFAX CRIMINAL LAWYER I met Jon two days ago. He had started driving from Fairfax at six in the morning – crossing nearly the entire state to defend me in a small town that looked like it was frozen in the nineteen-forties.

The town looked like a set for Mississippi Burning. There were some beautiful buildings – but it also seemed menacing. I had been charged in this small town, and had spent months trying to arrange an adequate legal defense – from my home in Miami.

When I was first charged, I was overwhelmed by the situation. I then did what you are doing now: looked thru online reviews for the best lawyer for my case. Jon fit the bill so I called him. Since then, it has been several weeks of intense back and forth with him. He runs a meticulous outfit, and his support staff was excellent. They worked very hard to collect and compile all the useful documents. Everything worked. No mistakes.

I had multiple phone conversations with Jon, but, because of the long distance, had not met him in person. The court date was two days ago. I had arranged to meet Jon in a diner a few blocks from the courthouse. Before Jon arrived, I was in pretty bad shape. I had made a series of stupid mistakes, which had led to the charges, and I understood that, if things didn’t break my way – I was facing serious prison time. Jon walked into the diner, and sat down across from me. He has more than a passing resemblance to Bobby Kennedy. He also has something rare: Star Power. People in the diner, and later in the courthouse, followed him with their eyes. He is a person who immediately meets your eyes, and holds the eye contact. It was like suddenly being in a John Grisham movie, and you are on the side of the angels. Think of it like having Gus Grissom from CSI Las Vegas, sit down across from you at a diner- and he says he can help you. Jon ordered a black coffee and lifted two huge brown paper binders on to the table. He carefully flipped thru pages that he and his staff had organized with tabs. He had all my important defense documents immediately accessible.

Jon and I walked a few blocks to the courthouse. The sky was a steely overcast slate grey. We went thru the security guards with their holstered Glocks. He went thru some heavy doors to talk to the Prosecutor. The court doors then opened and we were directed to approach the bench. The prosecutor was an attractive woman, in a perfectly tailored outfit. She started talking to the Judge and seemed to be advocating FOR ME! I don’t fully understand what happened, but Jon had arranged for the case to be amended downwards, and then an on the spot dismissal with no guilty plea, no conviction, and several thousand dollar fines were reduced to a hundred dollar court cost.

We left the Courthouse – back into the worn brick town. He drove me to my hotel in his vintage sport’s car. I was left standing there outside my hotel on a cold January day in rural Virginia. My life had changed in a matter of hours. Jon had saved my life.

K. H.
Source: Google,

He thrived in this environment clearly navigating and strategizing the best outcome for me

I was charged with soliciting a prostitute and frequenting a bawdy place. The end result was dismissal of the first charge and a reduction to a disorderly conduct for the second charge with a steep fine. Jon Katz was my lawyer for five months to which he assigned me “homework” and tasks to help mitigate possible risks and show the court my good faith when the time came. It was a lot of work but has absolutely paid off. I have no regrets as to selecting Jon. He has an outstanding reputation as a fierce civil rights lawyer. He is direct and to the point with no sugar coating. No doubt I would recommend him to anyone. In fact, I would recommend going to his website and review the lessons learned videos in preparation for any possible arrest specifically about keeping your mouth shut! During court day, Jon “worked” all the players. He thrived in this environment clearly navigating and strategizing the best outcome for me. I really don’t think anyone could have done better in this situation. Jon exceeded my expectations and in this area, your lawyer is your best friend which Jon was!

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Fantastic Attorney!

John is intelligent, skilled and knows his way around the court system. He is an attorney who understands how to effectively communicate on behalf of his client. He listens to his client and tells their story in he courtroom. By doing this he is very successful in representing his clients.

K.B.
Source: Avvo,

A diligent, intelligent, creative, and hardworking lawyer

Jon is a colleague that I have known for many years and worked with. Jon is a diligent, intelligent, creative, and hardworking lawyer. He is deeply principled and has flawless integrity in the practice of criminal defense. We often recommend Jon for cases we are unable to take.

King Campbell
Source: Google,

I can’t explain in words how much Jon fought for me.

Let me begin by saying that finding a good attorney is among the hardest decision I had to make but finding a top-notch attorney even harder. When I was looking for an attorney, I was looking for the number 1, and Jon Katz is that and much more. His will, dedication, humbleness, thrill to fight for you and knowledge of the law is among the finest I seen.

As many of you, I made bad decisions. My case was a very complex one to the point that my reputation, career, and everything I worked for was on the line. The case got so complicated that I could have end a good time in prison. Sometimes I had doubts about how things will end up. However, one thing I had zero doubts was on who I had on my side as my Attorney. I trusted Jon all the way. I remember going with Jon for my first hearing and noticed how Jon walked around the court room like he owns it. I don’t go to court rooms often, but I can tell you not many people walk to rooms with authority & confidence, but Jon Katz does.

To finalize, do your homework. Jon will tell you straight up what you need to do to help your case. Just do it, and the rest leave it to Jon as he will fight for you to the death. And when I mean he will fight; I can’t explain in words how much Jon fought for me. Jon completely saved my reputation. His negotiation with the prosecutor & detectives was the an outstanding outcome. Stop searching any further, and call Jon Katz (El Gato). You will be in excellent hands.

A.C.
Source: Google,

Jon will take every case seriously and he has the experience and the knowledge to win

Jon is an excellent lawyer. He not only represents his clients well but he inspires fellow lawyers in the community like me. There is no doubt that Jon will take every case seriously and he has the experience and the knowledge to win. Our community is lucky to have him. Kudos Jon!

Brandon Osterbind
Source: Google,

He was worth every penny

Jon is a great lawyer and goes the extra mile for his clients. I was very impressed with his knowledge in law regarding my case. I have worked around attorneys for the past 5 years and Jon was highly recommended to me by another attorney who is a personal friend. Jon not only knows the law inside and out, but also the courts personnel which is very helpful in determining your best outcome. He also gives the client opportunities to make choices based on his prior engagements with the courts citing case law and other attorneys experiences. He is also well respected by the other local attorneys, I can’t say enough good things about him. If you need an attorney in the surrounding area he has a vast network of experts and colleagues. He was worth every penny, even if you have bad luck and go up against a lean and unpersuasive judge. The courts are a gamble and I don’t gamble, narrow down the odds with Jon on your side.

RB
Source: Avvo,

He kept it real with me throughout the entire process and treated me with utmost respect.

Back in October last year I was arrested and charged with a DUI, and honestly thought my life was going to fall apart (lose my license, job etc). My mom searched really hard for the best lawyer for my case and when she stumbled on Jon’s page we both knew we had to meet with him. After one meeting all the lost hope was returned and I was immediately motivated to do whatever he asked of me and made sure to pay close attention to everything he told me. His knowledge of the law is almost unreal. Things you would never even expect to think he has an answer for everything. He kept it real with me throughout the entire process and treated me with utmost respect. My DUI was dropped to a reckless and it was the best possible outcome I could have asked for. If you’re in need of a criminal defense attorney Please do yourself a favor if you are fortunate enough and hire Jon Katz I will never forget my experience with him. THANK YOU JON

N.I.
Source: Avvo,

Jon was a consummate professional throughout our case.

Jon was a consummate professional throughout our case. He is prepared to go the extra mile for all his clients regardless of what prospective outcome may be on the horizon. Jon is always there to make sure you get the best possible outcome.

Myles
Source: Google,

He provided me an excellent defense in my DWI and possession case

I highly recommend Jon for anyone in need of his services. He provided me an excellent defense in my DWI and possession case. He fought for my rights and I had an excellent outcome in my case. I would not hesitate to use Jon again if the need arose.

S. S.
Source: Google,

His care and dedication can be seen in the results that he provides for his clients

Jon Katz is a Top-Notch defense attorney who is dedicated to his clients. He understands that each case is unique and uses his knowledge of DUI, Reckless Driving, and Criminal Law to ensure the best possible outcome regardless of the situation. He is always willing to share his knowledge of the law and the court system, which benefits those around him. He is easy to work with. His care and dedication can be seen in the results that he provides for his clients, and for other attorneys who frequently refer clients to him.

Dawn Beebe
Source: Google,

Excellent support and representation

You will get the excellent support and representation from Jon Katz should you choose him as your lawyer. Never one to let details slide, Jon will work fastidiously to get you the best results possible. Quirky? Yes! Driven? YES! As a client of Jon’s, I can attest to his well-known reputation of dissecting all aspects of a case and his relentless nature of building a top-notch case.

Emily
Source: Google,

Fearless Lawyer in front of the court

Amazing Lawyer, Jon has handled my case carefully and made all the necessary legal steps to negotiate my case with the Prosecutor. Contacted the complaint professionally and convinced to amicably settle the case. Gave me all the important staff that I need to do before he started dealing with the complaint and the prosecutor.
Fearless Lawyer in front of the court. Respected by both the Judges and the prosecutors.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Jon is resilient, persistent and very professional.

Jon Katz is my go to referral for Fairfax Virginia criminal or DUI defense cases. Jon is resilient, persistent and very professional. I have had lawyers in the past that treat you like their child and leave you on the edge of your seat through the whole process. Jon and his team are attentive and informative through the whole process. Do not waste your time with other lawyers that are just looking to get you a plea deal. Jon will fight for you!

Douglas
Source: Google,

He worked hard to get me a settlement so I could begin my new life

Jon Katz was introduced to me by my cousin’s boyfriend. When I met him for the first time, I was worried about what would happen to my life and future. Jon said keep doing “your homework” to change myself. He worked hard to get me a settlement so I could begin my new life. I was really relieved about it. I remember that when I first went to his office, he showed me that he loves Yoda from Star Wars. After the settlement, I was relieved so I called him “Yoda God”. Me and my family really thank him so much for everything. I am adjusting to my new life and am happy in Florida.

AR
Source: Google,

Was on top of every aspect of my case

Nothing but good things to say was very professional and was on top of every aspect of my case explained every aspect of the process and made me feel comfortable about something I knew little about would highly recommend

C. W.
Source: Google,

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,

I am impressed by his preparation, knowledge and understanding of the law

I have had the pleasure of knowing Jon for many years. He is in court on a daily basis, and I have seen first-hand his excellent trial advocacy for his clients. I am impressed by his preparation, knowledge and understanding of the law. It is apparent in court, how much Jon cares for his clients and how hard he works for them.

Raj Dua
Source: Google,

Consistently gets great results in court

I have known Jon Katz in a professional capacity for many years. He is a tremendous and talented Fairfax criminal defense and DWI/DUI attorney, who consistently gets great results in court. I can recommend Jon’s services without hesitation.

Anthony Nourse
Source: Google,

Couldn’t ask for better lawyer

Mr Katz is an outstanding lawyer, he recently presented in two cases in Fairfax county court From day one I contacted mr Katz he was very supportive and understanding to my cases he give me all the time to listen and understand my cases he also kept in contact with me to updating me step by step until we had our court date Mr Katz was fully ready and prepared to present me. He dismissed my cases in a very professional way. Couldn’t ask for better lawyer

F.A.
Source: Google,

Very courteous and knowledgeable

I hired Jon to represent me in a first time DUI case. From my first interaction with Jon, he came across very courteous and knowledgeable. It took me one meeting to know that I could trust Jon to deliver the best outcome. Jon represented me in a trial and was able to get a judgement of dismissal on all 4 charges. Jon is unbelievably good at his job and I would recommend him any day.

Shinda
Source: Google,

A great lawyer who gives everything he has to his clients

Jon is a great lawyer who gives everything he has to his clients. He is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure that they get the best representation. I have had the pleasure of working with Jon on cases and I have seen how devoted he is.

Doug Ramseur
Source: Google,

I could tell he cared about my outcome

I contacted Jon after I received a DUI and refusal of breathalyzer charge. Jon immediately picked up the phone and scheduled an in person meeting the following day. I spoke to a few other attorneys over the phone and they all said the same thing – a DUI is hard to beat and at best it will be reduced to a wet reckless driving. After meeting I knew Jon was going to fight for me and was prepared to go to trial-something none of the other attorneys even mentioned. I could tell he cared about my outcome. Jon kept me up to date throughout the process – his communication was perfect. Jon compared my case to trials throughout the country and found a relatable case. He was able to use the relatable case against the prosecutor before my court time had even started. He explained the similarities in both cases. He also stressed to the prosecutor how important an unrestricted license/no ignition interlock device is for my career. The prosecutor agreed to reduce my charge to reckless driving with an unrestricted license. I was shocked!! I thought at best it would be a wet reckless, which includes much serious consequences. I would without a doubt recommend Jon!! He’s phenomenal at what he does!

aksdfj
Source: Google,

Jon always fights hard for his clients

I endorse this lawyer. Jon is a knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorney. I have confidently referred people to him when I have had conflicts and for matters my law firm could not provide assistance. Jon always fights hard for his clients.

Jeffrey S. Romanick
Source: Google,

Jon wants the best for his clients and fights hard to that result

What can I say about Jon that hasn’t already been said? The man is a genius. I called him the Mad Scientist because he is going find anything and everything possible to get the best outcome for your situation. The prosecutor tried to play hardball two days before my court date and Jon wasn’t phased at all and replied in kind. The next morning we had a favorable plea offer from the prosecutor. He likes to keep things light and that helps keep your mind off your situation. Jon wants the best for his clients and fights hard to that result. Prosecutors fear him and clients love him, you won’t regret choosing him to defend you.

Eric
Source: Google,

He is always prepared and has thoughtful arguments for the Court to consider

Jon is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable lawyers in the Area. He is always willing to help and teach younger attorneys the ins and outs of the good practice of law. He is always prepared and has thoughtful arguments for the Court to consider.

Terry Adams
Source: Google,

Very upfront about the process and expectations

I’m a 35 yr old college grad, with a typical NOVA contract gig, a growing business, and a family. I work hard during the day and at night I enjoy hanging out with my friend Mary Jane. We’ve been friends a long time and that friendship grew stronger after I was diagnosed with MS 2 years ago. Usually we only hang out at home but one night in June, I decided to drive her to a friends home to share the love. Around 3 am I left my friends house and headed home.

Less than 2 miles from home, a Fairfax County cop began to follow me. After about a mile, the cop pulls me over. I ask what’s the issue? The cop responds that my window tint is too dark. I explain that I’m driving a loaner car because mine is in the shop. At that point, she says that she smells marijuana. And I immediately regret not spraying myself down before heading home. Well back and forth convo, a car search and drug field test later, I’m issued a citation and told that I am required to appear in court for the charge of marijuana possession (less than 8 grams).

After beating myself up for a day or two, I turned to google to find out exactly how much trouble I was in with this charge. After reading horror stories about possession charges in Fairfax, I stumbled across Jon’s blog. I read EVERYTHING and EVERY REVIEW. I emailed him the next day. He called me himself the next day. At the consultation Jon was very upfront about the process and expectations in regards to his rate, my homework, and the possible outcomes of my case. Most importantly, I left that consultation feeling like he was on my side and would fight for me.

The court date. I’m a nervous wreck, couldn’t recall simple details. I cried. Jon kept me in check and DID NOT STOP WORKING. Jon Katz fought for me. He worked that courthouse, speaking with the prosecutor, the cop, and whoever else he needed to talk too.

The outcome. The prosecutor decided not to pursue the charges…Nolle Prosequi!

My advice. Get the homework done. Don’t leave out any details. Don’t wait until the last minute. I would recommend Jon Katz any day.

Dream Chaser
Source: Google,

Jon defended me like the true champion he is in the Courtroom

After being involved in a car accident in Maryland, I was charged with several violations that I didn’t feel were justified and it put me in a position where I had to find a Defense Attorney to fight for me. I was referred to Jon because of his reputation and ability to practice across state lines. I got lucky and Jon defended me like the true champion he is in the Courtroom. If you are reviewing this page, there is a reason for it and trust me, you need to look no further. If I didn’t truly believe that, I wouldn’t be writing this review now.

LS
Source: Google,

Me and my family really thank him so much for everything

Jon Katz was introduced to me by my cousin’s boyfriend. When I met him for the first time, I was worried about what would happen to my life and future. Jon said keep doing “your homework” to change myself. He worked hard to get me a settlement so I could begin my new life. I was really relieved about it. I remember that when I first went to his office, he showed me that he loves Yoda from Star Wars. After the settlement, I was relieved so I called him “Yoda God”. Me and my family really thank him so much for everything. I am adjusting to my new life and am happy in Florida.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Fairfax Criminal Defense

Jon Katz works magic. If I could give him more than 5 stars I would. Represented me for a DWI/DUI with a BAC of 0.25 and got the DUI charged dismissed! He’s definitely an expert and I’m glad I trusted his judgement throughout the whole process.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Excellent DWI Lawyer

I hired Jon to handle my DWI and Marijuana Vape Pen cases. Jon was able to navigate me through the process and help me put the best case forward. My charges were given a nolle prosequi disposition and when enough time had passed he helped me through the expungement process. I would highly recommend Jon to anyone needing his services.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Extremely grateful for the time and effort Mr. Katz put into my case

A very professional team. I was extremely grateful for the time and effort Mr. Katz put into my case. Mr. Katz and his team never over looked any detail on my case. I highly recommend Mr. Katz as an attorney to represent you or your organization, you will not be disappointed. Thank you again Mr. Katz!

J.O.
Source: Google,

Jon really cares about his clients

A master of his craft. Jon’s professionalism and expertise got me a great result for my DUI case. Jon really cares about his clients and will walk you throughout the entire process with great service. I highly recommend him to my friends and family.

Manny
Source: Google,

Jon is creative, passionate, and great to talk to.

Jon is a fantastic attorney who clearly cares about his clients. I am a colleague who has had the opportunity to discuss case strategy with him, devising new approaches to old frameworks to get the best results for our clients. Jon is creative, passionate, and great to talk to. I highly recommend him as an attorney.

Danielle Brown
Source: Google,

Skillful in spending his time in defense of the accused person

He is skillful in spending his time in defense of the accused person; he has knowledge, morals, culture, thinking, reminders, perseverance, and endurance; as he has also confidence in himself and sincerity in defense; moreover, he is skillful in his ability to suggest to the judge the arguments to ensure to win the case

I say these words as a result of my experience with him, which he did not fail or refuse to.

MO
Source: Google,

I can say with the confidence, you're in good hands if he's your lawyer!

As a fellow attorney, I can attest that Jon is a top professional in his field. He knows all the ins and outs of the criminal defense. I came across his blog post on DUI defense while doing research for one of my cases and was impressed by the depth of his knowledge and the level of his experience. I incorporated his tips into my own argument and reached a very successful outcome. I can say with the confidence, you’re in good hands if he’s your lawyer!

Olga Pazilova
Source: Google,

He single-handedly helped me out of a situation I didn't think was winnable

If you are here, I was in your shoes not too long ago and looking for a lawyer. I got a DUI and a felony drug charge with a marijuana vape pen in Prince William County, and I was sure my life was ruined, so I started looking at lawyers to try to salvage my situation as best as I could. Mr. Katz came recommended from a friend after looking and talking to 2 other lawyers, thank goodness I made the decision to go with him. He was very prompt in getting back to me (which was the most important thing to me), and we set up a meeting to go over what had happened. I noticed when I visited him that he knew what he was doing and would not bullshit me in any way and would try to get the best possible outcome. We shook hands and he gave me homework. I will emphasize that the homework is THE MOST important thing you can do to help yourself. The court date came and as nervous as I was, Mr. Katz came in very confident and that put me at ease. He consulted with me, then talked to the PA for a good 5-10 minutes but it felt like a lifetime to me, and came back all smiles. I got the best possible outcome for anyone in my position. I figured I would get the DUI so that was expected, but I was really concerned about the felony drug charge because I was originally looking at 1 to 10 years. This madman somehow got it dropped to a disorderly conduct and no probation for anything. To say I was relieved is an understatement, he single-handedly helped me out of a situation I didn’t think was winnable. I would definitely recommend Mr. Katz to anyone because I know for a fact he will work hard to get the best possible outcome for you. Mr. Katz if you are reading this, I cannot thank you enough for what you did for me and I’m definitely grateful for all of your service and I’ll recommend everyone I know to you!

R.B.
Source: Avvo,

He cares about a positive and fair outcome for his clients.

Jon is the man to have on your side. He has a streamlined system to get all of the information he needs to help you. He explains everything thoroughly and genuinely wants you to understand the whole case from all perspectives.
Jon and his staff are very prompt and helpful. Jon makes sure to meet with you and allows plenty of time for questions and counseling. They truly make you feel like a member of the team. They’re also really great about communicating their needs or if anything changes along the way.
He knows the playing field and all of the players. Listen to what he says, do his homework and you won’t regret it. He made sure I was busy leading up to the hearing, doing everything and anything within our means to help my case. The judge and opposing side saw all of this action and knew we meant business.
The outcome was far better than I could have ever expected – totally worth it!
When a law changed several months later, Jon reached out to inform me and offered to go back to the court to have my outcome reflect the new law. A couple weeks later, we were high-fiving as we left the courthouse – it had worked!! He did that bit free of charge, which really showed how much he cares about a positive and fair outcome for his clients.
Thank you, Jon, for your tireless work and devotion to your clients!

Emma
Source: Google,

Knowledgeable, hard-working and will do what is necessary to get the best results

I have known Jon for many years and he is an excellent attorney. I regularly refer clients to him because I know they are in great hands. He is knowledgeable, hard-working and will do what is necessary to get the best results. Highly recommended.

Darren Meyer
Source: Google,

Tenacious and Fierce Criminal Defense Attorney

Tenacious and Fierce Criminal Defense Attorney with Courtroom Experience and Vast Network of Resources

His tenacity, fierce advocacy, preparation, strategic thinking, execution, negotiating skills and bringing to bear an incredible depth of experience from a career spanning several decades. Through Jon’s representation of me, I observed firsthand, what makes him so exceptional. I have deemed my observation of him as consisting of the “Six A’s” and will present them in sequential order.

First, Jon has “Access.” By this, the first thing you will understand is that Jon’s network of resources and relationships both inside the courtroom and out that may pertain to helping your case. Second, his “Availability” is constant as he is easily reached and immediately responsive to any and all questions or needs. Third, you will find that his “Awareness” of the geography of any legal defense case—no matter its level of complexity—is both broad and deep.

Fourth, representation by Jon demands “Accountability.” Every client of Jon Katz P.C. knows that “homework” and “self-improvement” are baseline expectations. Jon custom tailors these resources to you with the aim of improving your chances to their very maximum during negotiation with the prosecution. Fifth, Jon’s “Advocacy” speaks for itself at trial with his mastery of the law and legal procedure that is layered with a tenaciousness and relentless fighting spirit. He is courageous in court while calm with the client. And sixth, Jon is all about “Action.” He makes it emphatically clear that nothing matters in the end except winning a favorable result. Jon is passionately focused on action by way of delivering results.

Access, Availability, Awareness, Accountability, Advocacy and Action. These are the hallmarks of what makes Jon Katz truly exceptional and the only criminal defense lawyer in Virginia I will ever recommend for representation or referral. In sum, Jon is the living embodiment of the wise master’s most iconic words: “Do or do not, there is no try.”

S. H.
Source: Google,

They fought for me tooth and nail!

When I got in some trouble in the Virginia Area I immediately looked online for lawyers . After reading review Mr Katz name kept showing up ! I thankfully am glad I went with him and his team! They fought for me tooth and nail! With his nifty work he was able to get me a hell of a deal ! Thanks for showing you cared and fighting on my behalf !

D.S.
Source: Avvo,

Great Criminal Defense Lawyer

I must say after hiring Mr. Katz, I did feel a little skeptical, I felt like the pace for handling my case was moving to slow, as my court date neared I must admit that I was nervous but on my court date Jon sat me down told me what I maybe up against and this is what his counter offer to the Prosecutor would be. I provided the homework assignments recommended by Jon “Do The Assignments”, working his magic Jon presented the counter to the Prosecutor and came out with an Unbelievable result, I was so happy, basically I just had to pay a fine and everything else was dismissed. I understand no 2 cases are the same but Jon is Great!, he really does care about his clients and will go to bat for you. I will recommend Mr. Jon Katz to anyone looking for a Great Criminal Defense Attorney as always Thanks Mr. Katz For All You Do. One Happy Client.:-)

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

He’s quick to respond and works around the clock

Jon fights for his clients to get the best results possible. I highly recommend him and would use him again, if needed. He’s quick to respond and works around the clock.

CP
Source: Google,

Extremely easy to talk to, clearly knows the law

Jon is fantastic. Extremely easy to talk to, clearly knows law & is second to none. Best lawyer experience I’ve had! Highly recommend you consider him to stand by your side!

TF
Source: Google,

Extremely friendly and compassionate

He Handled my case very effectively. Very responsive and I would definitely hire again if I needed an attorney. A Professional lawyer, quick and result oriented. He took on my case and managed to prep me for my interview and we won the case. I couldn’t have done this without him. He is extremely friendly and compassionate. I highly recommend him!!!!

S. S.
Source: Google,

Goes the extra mile for his clients

Great attorney. Goes the extra mile for his clients. Highly recommend!

J.S.
Source: Google,

As it turned out his skill level was even better than I thought

Truly very professional being an ex-soldier a new to follow instructions the better I prepared myself on my lawyer’s advice and experience the better hands I knew I was going to be in and as it turned out his skill level was even better than I thought was a total dismissal he’s no longer a lawyer he is now a friend

BB
Source: Avvo,

You can't find a better lawyer for your serious criminal or traffic matter

I have known Jon for years and have total confidence and trust in him. I refer clients to him without hesitation knowing they will be in the best hands. You can’t find a better lawyer for your serious criminal or traffic matter.

Debra Saltz
Source: Google,

Very skilled at laying out all options and going over your best choices

Katz will make sure you understand what is going on and what will probably happen. He is very skilled at laying out all options and going over your best choices. With Katz you never feel as though you aren’t being taken care of. He will prepare you for everything you need to do and say. Katz was able to have my misdemeanor assault charge dropped. Having Katz as your lawyer is the right thing to do because he always has ideas.

John
Source: Google,

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’s the best Fairfax criminal lawyer, for sure. 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!

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Dealing with law enforcement and courts is not a joke

I needed the best attorney to protect my reputation and future. Dealing with law enforcement and courts is not a joke; in fact it is very tricky and not smart to deal by yourself or by hiring some attorney who you just hired because they were the cheapest.

You get what you pay for….I firmly believe in it!

Don’t think twice …call Jon now.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

He is a hard worker and very dedicated

Jon Katz is an outstanding attorney. I spent a lot of time searching for attorneys and honesty choosing him was the best decision I made. He is a hard worker and very dedicated. He is a guru in the court rooms. You can’t go wrong with hiring him. Don’t search anymore, just hire him, you won’t regret it.

AK
Source: Google,

He works extremely hard and dazzles in the courtroom with his knowledge of the law and court system

I contacted Jon due to an extreme number of positive reviews online after receiving a Felony possession of Marijuana w/ Intent to Distribute charge. To be very clear, I’m a family man with a career and don’t sell Mary J. I knew he cared about beating this case after just 10 minutes of talking to him, oh and don’t interrupt. During the middle of our first meeting I shared that a week prior i got a reckless driving charge and had a pending petty charge from my child’s Mother. I presented Jon with 2 misdemeanors and 1 felony. Go Time

Listen, focus, execute is what I learned from doing Jon’s Homework, do the homework! Jon truly is a master a his craft and his staff is outstanding as well, Lori was terrific. He works extremely hard and dazzles in the courtroom with his knowledge of the law and court system. I must say that Jon truly helped my life in every way possible and I would recommend and have recommended Mr. Katz to anyone who needs an attorney for legal troubles. All 3 charges NOLLE PROSSED, you the man, Jon let’s keep in touch !

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Thank you Mr. Katz for you hard work and attention on my case

Attorney Mr. Katz, was and is a Professional attorney, when hired Mr. Katz was very detailed about his work with my case and always kept me in the loop with everything going on in the court system, being Tri-lingual and having knowledge of police and military veterans is and extra plus! I HIGHLY recommend Mr. Jon Katz. Thank you Mr. Katz for you hard work and attention on my case, it was an honor to have met you!

J.O.
Source: Avvo,

An exemplary attorney and a master of the legal craft

Jon Katz is an exemplary attorney and a master of the legal craft. No one could stop Jon from achieving results, defying the odds, going beyond what is possible. He cares deeply about clients he represents, their families and his colleagues taking their personal and professional success as it were his own. Jon Katz and his team make this world a better place, one day at a time.

EK
Source: Google,

Gives you a sense of comfort knowing that the person defending you, has your best interest at heart

Jon helped me get through a very difficult time! Jon is extremely knowledgeable, thorough and methodical with his approach to each case. He digs deep into the applicable laws and does a great job explaining everything to you and in return gives you a sense of comfort knowing that the person defending you, has your best interest at heart. Hopefully I will never need his assistance again, but if I find myself in a legal situation, I will definitely be calling Jon Katz!!!!

Marc
Source: Google,

Great in the courtroom, he does wonders!!!

Great in the courtroom, he does wonders!!!

EH
Source: Google,

Jon is a consummate professional and cares deeply about the people he represents

Jon is a consummate professional and cares deeply about the people he represents. He is an asset to the profession and is fantastic for anyone needing assistance with criminal or traffic cases in Virginia.

Sharon Diamant
Source: Google,

Jon is such a kind man and takes his cases very personally

Jon is an absolute master of his craft with a passion to defend his clients! I was unjustly charged with drunk in public at a national airport for wearing a world cup jersey and “smelling of alcohol.” My airline refused my boarding and called the police and without any questioning, I was arrested perfectly sober.

Jon fought for me in court and took my drunk in public case all the way to trial where he hammered the arresting offer for not offering me any sort of intoxication test and for not displaying any drunk in public attributes. It is unheard of to be found not guilt of a drunk in public, yet Jon knew my innocence and knew I was unjustly arrested.

Jon is such a kind man and takes his cases very personally. No matter how small or large your case, Jon will get you the results you need and I highly recommend him for his unbelievable experience and for being a master of his craft. There is no lawyer like Jon and you can count on him to keep you informed and comfortable throughout the entire process.

Jon is the man and I can’t thank him enough for having my found not guilty under a jury trial and beating the unjust system!

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Very supportive, and his knowledge and courage is immeasurable

Mr. Katz is a very professional and excellent lawyer. I had my charges dismissed in the first session. Jon is very supportive and his knowledge and courage is immeasurable. He worked on my case alongside and helped me getting the best outcome. I couldn’t think of anyone but him for my case and I highly recommend him for all who are looking for a exceptional lawyer.

JP
Source: Google,

A truly nice guy who made me feel like my case was a priority

Jon handled my case with attention and care, from start to finish. He kept me informed every step of the way and charged me a more-than-reasonable rate. Best of all, he got me a great result. That would have been enough, but he’s a truly nice guy who made me feel like my case was a priority. I can’t recommend him enough.

J.E.
Source: Google,

He did unbelievable job

I would like to share that I had a DUI on 10/11/2021. I just saw his reviews and called right away to him. Not only he accepted my case happily, but the way he talked to me was hilarious and hiller. I had the court date on the 17th of February 2022 and he did unbelievable job. My case dropped from DUI to Improper driving control. That was awesome and always thanks to him.

Mekonnen
Source: Google,

He will not steer you wrong listen to everything he recommends you to do

If you or a loved one have the misfortune of being in a bad legal situation I can only hope you are fortunate enough to hire the very best attorney around and that’s El GATO or Jon Katz. I can honestly say I was expecting the worst for my husband for his 4th DUI yes you read that correctly FOURTH but we got an outcome that far exceeded any out come we could have imagined, this situation had us in panic mode but as long as you do any and everything Jon advises you to do he will not steer you wrong listen to everything he recommends you to do and you can also have a great outcome like my husband did. I just want to say you won’t find a lawyer that will tirelessly explore every single option for your best outcome. I just want to sincerely thank Jon for fighting for our family every step of the way. HIRE EL GATO YOU WILL NOT REGRET IT.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Professional and thorough approach

I’ve known Jon as a colleague and friend for decades. There is no lawyer who cares more about the people he represents and is more dedicated to a professional and thorough approach to defense of one’s Constitutional rights than Jon. He would be my first pick to go to if I ever needed a criminal law defender.

Paul Grussendorf
Source: Google,

I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome on my case

Mr. Katz is not only an incredible lawyer but he is a very caring person. I couldn’t have asked for a better outcome on my case. I learned so many things just from the conversations I had with him. Make sure to listen to the things he has to say and to do whatever he asks of you to help towards your case. I’ve never felt more comfortable with a lawyer and I was very fortunate to have worked with him! You’re the man Mr Katz!

N. H.
Source: Google,

Worth every penny!

Hands DOWN Mr. Katz got me the best possible result, a virtually not guilty for an obvious charge! Worth every penny! Just remember to do “The Homework ” he assigns you and have faith. Hopefully I will never need an attorney again, but he will be the FIRST one I call if I need to.

Paul
Source: Google,

Mr. Katz seemed to put everything he had into the trial

I am convinced I wouldn’t have gotten a Fair Trial without the services of Mr. Jon Katz. As my trial proceeded, I felt like an important client. Mr. Katz seemed to put everything he had into the trial. I was very impressed by Mr. Katz’ knowledge of case law. I highly recommend Mr. Katz. He is most definitely a Five Star attorney! I couldn’t be more happy and satisfied with the outcome.

P. H.
Source: Google,

Jon is passionate about what he does and truly cares about his clients!

Met Jon at a public event and unbeknownst to me I would need his services soon after! I called him to seek his assistance and was surprised he remembered me and was very willing to assist! Jon is passionate about what he does and truly cares about his clients! I would highly recommend his services and do so without hesitation! You’re in good hand with Jon!

J. V.
Source: Google,

Always working very hard, professional and studying every detail

I Am very happy that I found Jon Katz he helped me in my case with his experience from the beginning to the end always working very hard, professional and studying every detail to get the best possible defense in my case, very confident and enthusiastic.

ID
Source: Google,

He offers great advice and gives you the confidence you seek moving forward with your case

Jon Katz is a top notch defense attorney. He and his staff handled my case with true professionalism. Jon is very honest and will fight tooth and nail to get you the best possible outcome. He is highly knowledgeable, and well versed with anything pertaining to criminal law. He offers great advice and gives you the confidence you seek moving forward with your case. He has my vote. Thanks Jon!

TG
Source: Google,

A credit to his profession

Very very nice and pleasant demeanor…listens and fights hard for you to get the desired results in your case. He has an uncanny way of persuasiveness to arrive at an acceptable conclusion …
He is a straight shooter … and Jon Katz is a credit to his profession…
***HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

Jay
Source: Google,

He was masterful in his strategy

Jon Katz represented me in a case where I was charged with speeding, failure to comply and DUI. I felt strongly that I was improperly stopped as I was paced at only a few miles over the speed limit. Jon was straight forward that this was a slim margin chance of victory yet fought hard to prove this point. He was masterful in his strategy and more importantly in his cross examination of the officer and challenging the prosecutor. They were no match for his knowledge of the law and his ability to convince the judge it was an improper stop resulting in acquittals on all charges. He is an excellent attorney and all around great guy who even gave me a ride to the airport.

J.
Source: Avvo,

Relentless and passionate in the defense of his clients

I have retained many attorneys over the years and Jon is by far, the most honest, devoted and caring attorney you could find to represent you. He is relentless and passionate in the defense of his clients and is extremely knowledgeable and experienced in his field. I would give him my highest recommendation and urge anyone in need to retain him.

GD
Source: Google,

Thorough communication, rapid replies to questions & concerns

I cannot give Jon enough praise for his services. His thorough communication, rapid replies to questions & concerns, and his proven legal recommendations provided a better than expected outcome.

Rando375
Source: Google,

Jon does fantastic work for his Virginia clients

Jon does fantastic work for his Virginia clients and I am happy to refer people in need to him. Highly recommend for any charge you are facing in Virginia.

Michael Bruckheim
Source: Google,

He helped us every step of the way

Mr. Jonathan Katz is an outstanding lawyer with our case. He helped us every step of the way. He is not a dollar sign of a lawyer, rich or poor he treats them with respect and care and will do above and beyond to get the justice done. He will never leave you hanging instead he will guide you through. Mr. Jonathan Katz treats me as a friend not just a client. We were in the middle of a family crisis when he handled my case. I don’t frankly don’t know how we would have done it without Mr. Katz. My family and I are so grateful for finding him. I highly recommend his law firm. Don’t think second thoughts, he is the only one who can help a person in desperate times.

RB
Source: Google,

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.

Il.
Source: Avvo,

Was able to get me a far better outcome than I was expecting

Jon handled my DUI case with aggravating factors and was able to get me a far better outcome than I was expecting before conviction. If you are in trouble like I was, do yourself a favor and hire him. He is a bulldozer in the courtroom. I highly recommend his services.

Eric
Source: Google,

A+ Attorney. Excellent results!

Hired Jon a couple times for DUI cases and both turned out with the best result possible. Even after my case was done, part of the law changed in my benefit and Jon reached out to ask if I wanted to go back to court. Couldn’t ask for better representation. If you want the best results possible, hire Jon to fight for you.

CA
Source: Avvo,

A diligent fighter on behalf of his clients

Know Jon as a fellow lawyer and we have consulted and worked on matters together. He is a diligent fighter on behalf of his clients. I highly recommend him!

Russ Stone
Source: Google,

A tireless advocate for his clients

I am always happy when I have a criminal defense case to refer to Jon. He’s a tireless advocate for his clients, and I know the will be in good hands.

Andrew Flusche
Source: Google,

An outstanding job and the great outcome

I wanted to give a strong recommendation to Jon Katz for his amazing work in my defense. Jon is located in Fairfax Virginia and is a criminal defense attorney and also works DUI cases.

I was faced with a difficult, hard to prove court case. Jon organized a team of experts at a reasonable cost. Then on the day of the hearing he negotiated a good offer from the prosecutor.

In the hearing room he told me that he saw a way to do even better. This amazing strategy proved effective with the case being thrown out.

I want to express my thanks for an outstanding job and the great outcome. Your strategy was spectacular. Thank you.

RC
Source: Google,

He was able to get my case completely dismissed

Jon always returned my emails quickly. He did not charge a high fee, and he was able to get my case completely dismissed. My family owes him so much. I strongly recommend this attorney.

BW
Source: Google,

Jon puts in the hours for his clients, day-and-night

Jon is a resilient, persistent, and passionate Fairfax criminal and DUI defense lawyer. As his former legal assistant, I was able to witness first-hand Jon’s expert criminal defense practice. I sat beside him in court while he vigorously defended an 8-pound marijuana trial, where he obtained a not-guilty verdict. Jon puts in the hours for his clients, day-and-night. As a newly-licensed attorney, I strive to model my own practice after Jon’s, who sets the gold-standard for the legal profession.

N.M.
Source: Google,

His eye does not miss a detail, and is quick to point out discrepancies in the prosecution's evidence

fantastic attorney….defended me on a possession charge in Maryland. Was thorough and never skipped any details, I follow jon on his underdog blog, and have learned much. His eye does not miss a detail, and is quick to point out discrepancies in the prosecution’s evidence. I also enjoy his posting on trips to historical sites, as Jon is an avid fan of civil rights events, past and present…I would highly suggest hiring Jon whether it is a traffic violation, or a higher case.

JI
Source: Google,

He has a long record of success - and I am happy I made that choice.

Jon was able to negotiate a settlement with the prosecutor that was initially a plea to a lesser charge; then a dismissal of that charge, without admission of guilt, and without conviction . He also negotiated several thousand dollars in fines, down to only paying a one hundred dollar court cost. This result was quite a lot more than I had thought possible. Jon had settled a case that potentially would lead to serious jail sentence – down to essentially no serious penalty at all. This is what Jon did:

1. Over multiple weekly phone conversations, he interviewed me about all relevant factors of the case.

2. He aggressively sought and obtained – thru “discovery”, and “Brady” — multiple bodycams from arresting officers. He spent about 12 hours reviewing these videos carefully. He used the term “inside the four square corners”. This was a term that reflects a careful search for precisely what was used by police to obtain consent to search, and all aspects of the arrest – and if the provided video evidence supported or challenged – the eventual charges. He carefully looked for any details from the scene, or from dialogue, that were exculpatory.

3. He assigned me multiple tasks, beginning on day one – that forced me to focus on the charges, weigh my culpability, and make strong behavioral changes that may possibly indicate to prosecution that I recognize the problems I have created, and am taking direct actions to counter the damage I have done- and obviate future injury or harm. This was additionally helpful because it provided me with a sense of some control over my situation.

4. He spoke to me on numerous occasions, by phone, to give a detailed plan for my defense. He informed me in a firm but also supportive way – seeking my consent – and he was realistic – but also allowed some hope and dignity for the position I was in.

5. He did an extensive literature and case review to find any prior cases that could act as precedent in my case. He was able to find a recent, high profile case, that was settled in a Virginia Court. Its main elements were similar to mine. Jon obtained the transcript of the cross-examination in that case. When Jon had reviewed those elements, he was then able to hire an expert witness who could address the discovered vulnerabilities.

6. Jon showed an extensive knowledge of case law. He also showed expertise in the plea negotiation process.

7. The day of trial, Jon was able to show the prosecutor, and the judge, that he was prepared to offer a methodically laid out defense, with recent precedent, and expert testimony. Also, he was able to present me in a context a little broader that just a person attached to these charges. He showed this event in a broader sense of my life, and convinced the judge that I had taken steps to correct my problems, and that I had been of service to society for many decades. He presented what I believe to be an accurate and FAIR assessment of my situation.

I can look back over the past several months since I hired Jon. It started as a google search for “Best Virginia Lawyer”. The first search results, at the top of the page- I knew these were paid advertisements. I generally skip these ads, trying to find the most accurate reviews. But – and I am happy I did – I also reminded myself that these ads are PAID FOR and whoever is paying for the ads likely IS SUCCESSFUL , so I gave Jon a shot.

He has a long record of success – and I am happy I made that choice.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Jon is the kind of lawyer who will fight fiercely for you

I have known Jon for nearly 2 decades. At the beginning of that happy time, I was a whelp of a lawyer, and Jon always offered me mentorship and advice. I have merely offered him referrals of clients who might need his services. Every one of them has given me the highest praise feedback about Jon’s abilities.

Jon is the kind of lawyer who will fight fiercely for you, but do so in a way that is designed to bring down the emotional level in a case. That always benefits the client.

If you are in need of a lawyer, you will not regret hiring this excellent legal mind and kind man.

Marc Randazza
Source: Google,

It's clear that he's totally committed to his clients

Jon Katz is the person I would hire if I or someone I loved ever needed a criminal lawyer in Virginia. I have known Jon for years and have often talked to him about advocating for our clients. The enthusiasm for sharing and learning results in professional excellence. It’s clear that he’s totally committed to his clients and that leads to winning results. Jon’s clients are in great hands.

Sonia Chaisson
Source: Google,

I don’t think he oversold his services during the consult and was honest about how my case could end up

I picked Jon because he seemed to be a suitable DUI attorney in Northern VA for my situation. Was not disappointed since my cases were dismissed (thank you).

He speaks very confidently, quickly references legislation and runs through potential scenarios during each stage of the case. I don’t think he oversold his services during the consult and was honest about how my case could end up. Best option if you think your case will go to trial.

Steve
Source: Google,

He's a compassionate, committed and hard-working lawyer

Let me tell you something, if you really like your freedom DO NOT LOOK FURTHER, PLEASE! What other people said is totally true. Mr. Katz is the best in his field and you WILL NOT REGRET HIRING HIM.

I was charged with one felony theft and two petty theft. I am an F1 student and I thought that this stupid choice was going to ruin my life. It was the first (and the LAST) time I was being charged of anything and I really did not know where, how to find a good lawyer. THANK GOD I listened to people in those reviews. All the lawyers that I saw before him told me that I might go to jail for few days, but Mr. Katz reassured me that he will fight for me and will not leave the Court with a jail time sentence. Final decision: the misdemeanors cases’ were dismissed and the felony case was reduced to a disorderly conduct charge. This was the best scenario that I could get in order to not suffer from any immigration consequences and he GOT IT. I mean… if after reading this you keep searching…

Anyway, DO YOUR HOMEWORK and listen to HIM. He knows what is best for you. He’s a compassionate, committed and hard-working lawyer.

Thank you again. Mr. Katz, You are one of a kind. C’est vous, le chat!

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

He is simply outstanding!

Jon Katz is an excellent lawyer. I’ve known him for more than two decades and have always been extremely impressed by his knowledge of the law and his dedication to his clients. I am a lawyer but I am not licensed in Virginia. Mr. Katz is my “go-to” lawyer there. I regularly refer clients to him and feel confident that they are in the best hands. I have watched Mr. Katz in trial and have learned from observing his skill and finesse. He is simply outstanding!

Audrey Creighton
Source: Google,

Jon’s extensive experience and deep knowledge of the law enabled him to make a deal

If you are reading this review, then you are in the same place I was in about 4 months ago. I was charged with petit larceny at a large retail operation and knew the evidence was against me. During our first appointment Jon was direct and to the point. He did not judge me. During our talk Jon was very specific on what I needed to do to help him. This was defined as “homework.” He provided a very succinct plan and stressed that it needed to be completed. Completing this homework proved that I was serious and willing to make amends to society. Trust me… DO THE HOMEWORK! On the trial date, Jon was very active and persistent in working behind the scenes before the trial. He interfaced with the prosecutor’s witness and the prosecutor many times and was able to strike a deal. Jon’s extensive experience and deep knowledge of the law enabled him to make a deal. He was able to leverage my homework to show the prosecutor and judge that I was a person in the community who has learned his lesson. We received a positive decision from the judge. Jon helped me in obtaining the best outcome possible as a negative result would have destroyed my professional career. Jon worked his magic to my greatest relief and satisfaction. Honestly, Jon is a magician and will fight tooth and nail for you. Do yourself a favor… stop being confused now. HIRE JON KATZ!

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

A powerful and captivating speaker who has a true presence

Jon Katz has a genuine love of his profession. He is a powerful and captivating speaker who has a true presence. People listen to him. He is the real deal. This is a very caring attorney. Highly recommend.

John Bledsoe
Source: Google,

He is top tier. Hands down.

I have known Jon Katz, as a friend and fellow criminal defense attorney for well over 20 years, and I can say without a doubt that his skills and temperament make him one of the best around. He is my go to referral for anyone in or near Northern Virginia. Not only does he know the law and possess the skills to try a case when the need arises, but he also brings a peaceful, balanced, and personable approach to dealing with cops, prosecutors, judges, witnesses, and everyone else involved in the system, which serves the best interests of the client. You will find, as well, that his personable and accessible approach extends to you, as a client. He is top tier. Hands down.

Chris Llinas
Criminal Defense Attorney
Source: Google,

A very knowledgeable and professional lawyer

Jon Katz is a very knowledgeable and professional lawyer in Fairfax County for DUI cases. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing his service. Thank you so much attorney for all your efforts in my case and assisting me during tough time of my life.

Hedayat
Source: Google,

Jon, is a warrior through and through

Jon, is a warrior through and through. His meticulous preparation is just one of the keys to his success. His preparation leads to him knowing his cases so well that he can build a defense that will ensure that justice is achieved in he case. He is also innovative, does not fail to get experts when they are needed whether it be a toxicologist in a DUI case to refute the governments evidence, or the use of experts in helping him just prepare the trial even if they are not called to testify or give evidence themselves. Jon is also extremely passionate in his defense of others, that passion is persuasive to judges and jurors, it’s what helps to produce results. Jon is a fighter, he will not quit fighting until justice is served, it’s the only way he knows what to do, it’s why he’s a warrior!

SBA
Source: Avvo,

He is the real deal

Mr. Katz was very professional, helpful, and most importantly knowledgeable. He is very passionate about what he does and truly cares about helping his clients. He is the real deal and was able to help me obtain successful results in my case. I had 10 felony charges (Grand Larcenies). He did his magic and made those charges dropped to misdemeanor. I am really thankful to have him on my side.

If you are looking for a Lawyer that knows his stuff and won’t give up until he wins, then he’s your guy!

Thank you again Jon 🙂

JD
Source: Google,

I had a successful outcome and I'm glad to have him by my side

Mr. Jon Katz, Fairfax DUI and criminal lawyer, helped me in an unintentional incident that was by far handled in an incontrovertible way by local law enforcement, but the facts were controvertible. Mr. Katz sprang to the moment with such extraordinary defense tactics and strategy, that I was thoroughly amazed by his defensive smarts, legal defensive solutions, and uncommon acquaintance of courts and attorneys. I had a successful outcome and I’m glad to have him by my side.

James
Source: Google,

Quality

Last year i was charged with a felony drug case. I met with Mr. Katz shortly after while searching for an attorney i felt would put in the work and go to bat for me. I had a couple bad previous experiences with lawyers in the past, but I quickly realized Jon was the lawyer for me. Mr. Katz was direct, knowledgeable, and took charge of the meeting in a way that gave me the feeling he was not easily pushed around in court. My case was put off multiple times, but Jon always kept me in the loop and ALWAYS responded quickly to my emails. In the end Jon was able to get my case dismissed entirely. Our family can’t thank Mr. Katz enough. If you are looking for a lawyer that will truly fight for you, hire this man. while other lawyers are goofing off. Jon is in the books searching for new ways to defend his next client.

B.W.
Source: Avvo,

I am impressed with Jon’s dedication, legal acumen, and commitment to excellence

I have been fortunate to work with Jon Katz on a jury trial. I have also referred clients to Jon. I am impressed with Jon’s dedication, legal acumen, and commitment to excellence. If you are searching for a Fairfax, Virginia Criminal and/or DWI lawyer Jon Katz is an outstanding choice.

Steve Gittleson
Source: Google,

Truly cares and connects with those he works with

Jon Katz is a dedicated advocate for his clients. He is a go-to resource for fellow attorneys and his knowledge of DUI and criminal law is only matched by his zeal in applying it to help his clients achieve their best outcomes. He also truly cares and connects with those he works with. It is my pleasure to recommend him when I can.

Thomas Soldan
Source: Google,

His knowledge as a criminal defense lawyer is astounding

Jon Katz was very thorough with his work. He was attentive and cooperative the entire time I was tried. His knowledge as a criminal defense lawyer is astounding. Every detail I gave him, he used to my advantage in court. I recommend him for anybody in Virginia that was wrongfully accused.

Peter
Source: Google,

Jon has a wonderful personality and the skills to match

Jon has a wonderful personality and the skills to match. Although he may be one of the most comedic lawyers you meet he is pragmatic when it comes to his work. Jon is a skilled lawyer who is able to consult and pull information from different sources allowing him to develop multiple perspectives on a matter. This allows him to navigate the legal gymnastics necessary in order to get the best outcome possible for his client.

Frank
Source: Google,

He is always prepared and has thoughtful arguments for the Court to consider.

Jon is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable lawyers in the Area. He is always willing to help and teach younger attorneys the ins and outs of the good practice of law. He is always prepared and has thoughtful arguments for the Court to consider.

Terry Adams
Source: Google,

Absolute genius

When I realized that I needed representation, I contacted Mr. Katz. I had seen the impressive reviews posted by happy clients, and so was encouraged to make an appointment. I was instantly amazed at his depth of Constitutional law, and was well pleased at how serious he took my case, which he won today. By the time he finished his closing argument, the plaintiff knew they had a fight on their hands, and he has NO reservations about speaking truth to power (meaning, the judge). I HIGHLY recommend Mr. Jonathan Katz. He will fight for you.

Anon.
Source: Avvo,

Sharp DUI attorney!

I just got out of my DUI case with a very positive outcome. I highly recommend Mr. Jon Katz. I was most impressed at how much Mr. Katz knew about old cases that might set a precedence. The prosecutor was equally quick witted, but my attorney, Mr. Katz, showed outstanding locution and was very quick to bring up very good points for my case.

I highly recommend Mr. Jon Katz.

P.T.
Source: Avvo,

Very knowledgeable and professional

Jon and I are colleagues. I have found him to be very knowledgeable and professional in his work. I highly recommend Jon and his office staff to assist you with your matter. When you have a criminal case you need a quick response and competent legal representation, both of which Jon provides.

Johnine Clark
Source: Google,