Drug Defense Attorney
Trusted drug defense lawyers serving Fairfax, VA and surrounding areas
Drug crimes carry a wide range of serious penalties, including jail time, fines, loss of your driving privileges and required counseling, education and/or therapy. Prosecution and defense of drug offenses often involve complex legal issues surrounding search and seizure actions by law enforcement as well as scientific and technical examination of drugs seized and tested by crime laboratories.
Federal Narcotics Charges
At the federal level, issues surrounding participation in drug conspiracies are attendant to many federal cases. To address your case, we recommend that you meet with an experienced drug defense attorney to understand your constitutional rights; to determine if possible violations of those rights have occurred; and to explore potential legal defenses and familiarize and prepare yourself for the severe penalties that you may face if convicted of a drug offense in state or federal court.
Drug offenses in Virginia include:
- Possession in violation of Virginia Code Section 18. 2-250 and 250.1
- Possession with intent to distribute and distribution in violation of Virginia Code Section 18.2-248, 248.1 and 248.03
- Manufacturing in violation of Virginia Code Section 18. 2-248, 248. 1 and 248. 03
- Prescription drug fraud in violation of Virginia Code Section 18. 2-258.1
- Conspiracy in violation of Virginia Code Section 18. 2-256; 257
- Possession of drug paraphernalia in violation of Virginia Code Section 18. 2-265. 3 and 54. 1-3466
Leary Porter Law handles cases involving Schedule 1, Schedule 2 and Schedule 3 substances, including but not limited to marijuana, cocaine, crack, PCP, LSD, methamphetamine and Ecstasy as well as cases involving prescription medications such as Percocet, Valium, Xanax, codeine and oxycodone. Consideration for substance abuse and mental health evaluations will often have an important role in the defense of a drug offense prosecution.
Juvenile Drug Offenses
A vigorous and zealous defense of a juvenile drug offense prosecution involves hiring experienced counsel who can help you understand all aspects of your case and all options available to you in the resolution of your charges.
Experience — Backed By Professional Credentials
Prior to opening her firm in 2011, Ms. Leary was a partner at a prominent criminal defense firm in Fairfax where she earned a reputation among prosecutors and judges as a hardworking, thorough and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney ready to aggressively protect and defend her clients’ interests. Since opening her practice, Ms. Leary has continued to build her criminal defense practice.
Integrity, open communication, hard work and preparedness are the cornerstones of Leary Porter Law’s efforts on behalf of all of their clients. You can be assured that they will work directly with you throughout the process, keep you informed and ensure you are knowledgeable regarding your options.
Call Experienced Drug Possession Lawyers in Fairfax, VA, Manassas, VA and Surrounding Areas
In practice for nearly 20 years, our attorney’s work directly with every client from day one. We believe in providing responsive communication, competitive fees and clear billing policies. To schedule a free consultation at our Fairfax, VA or Manassas, VA offices, call 703-359-7111.