Jonathan L Phillips attorney and lawyer in Northern Virginia

Awards and Accreditation

  • Washingtonian Top Lawyers 2015-2017
  • Best Law Firms U.S. News & World Report 2015-2017
  • AVVO “10 Rating” 2015-2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers 2014-2017
  • SuperLawyers – Rising Star  2015-2017
  • President’s Award of Fairfax Bar Association 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40 The National Trial Lawyers 2014
  • Northern Virginia Magazine Top Lawyers 2014

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Jonathan L. Phillips

Phone: 703-293-9300

Email: jphillips@lefflerphillips.com

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal misdemeanor and felony offenses
  • Traffic offenses
  • Civil disputes and litigation
  • Juvenile matters
  • White collar crime
  • Personal injury
  • Computer crime / Internet-based crime
  • Appellate work
  • Government and police investigations
  • Expungements
  • Protective Orders
  • Online defamation
  • Alcohol / Winery & Vineyard law

Biography:

Jonathan Phillips is a former Fairfax County prosecutor and litigator in all Virginia jurisdictions. Prior to attending law school Mr. Phillips was an I.T. consultant and computer technician in both the public and private sectors. In his capacity at the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney Mr. Phillips amassed significant trial experience, handling thousands of misdemeanors and felony cases, while taking over 100 cases to jury and bench trials in the county’s Circuit Court. After starting a private practice, Jonathan Phillips P.C., Mr. Phillips has represented clients in all Northern Virginia state and federal courts on a broad range of criminal charges and civil disputes. He is now a founding partner at LefflerPhillips PLC. His previous experience includes:

  • Owner, Jonathan Phillips, P.C. (2012-2014)
  • Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fairfax County (2008-2012)
  • Clerical Intern, Supreme Court of Virginia – Justice Barbara Milano Keenan (2007)

Education:

  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.S.
    °  Magna Cum Laude, Commonwealth’s Scholar Degree
  • Pennsylvania State University, J.D.

Membership:

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association – Young Lawyer’s Board
  • Virginia ASAP Board (2009-2012)
  • Fairfax Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee (2008-2012)

Admissions:

  • 2008, Virginia
  • 2008, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • 2013, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • 2013, U.S. Supreme Court