(703) 293-9300 email@lefflerphillips.com
Jonathan L Phillips attorney and lawyer in Northern Virginia

Awards and Accreditation

  • Best Lawyers 2022
  • SuperLawyers 2019 – 2022
  • Arlington Magazine Top Attorney 2021
  • Washingtonian Top Lawyers 2015-2018
  • Northern Virginia Magazine Top Lawyers 2014-2020
  • Best Law Firms U.S. News & World Report 2015-2022
  • AVVO “10 Rating” 2015-2022
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers 2014-2020
  • SuperLawyers – Rising Star 2015-2018
  • President’s Award of Fairfax Bar Association 2015, 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40 The National Trial Lawyers 2014

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Jonathan L. Phillips

Former prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer

Contact Information:

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
  • Cannabis Licensing


Jonathan Phillips is a former Fairfax County prosecutor and experienced trial attorney practicing in all Virginia courts.

Mr. Phillips graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor’s degree in Business Information Technology and was an I.T. consultant in both public and private sectors before focusing on the practice of law. After attending law school at Pennsylvania State University, Mr. Phillips worked as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Fairfax County where he 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.

He founded a private practice, Jonathan Phillips P.C., representing clients throughout Northern Virginia state and federal courts on a broad range of criminal charges and civil disputes. He is 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)


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


  • Virginia State Bar
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association – Young Lawyer’s Board (2008-2016)
  • Virginia ASAP Board (2009-2012, 2018)
  • Fairfax Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee (2008-2012)


  • 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