Profile

Jonathan Phillips

LefflerPhillips PLC
3975 University Drive
Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-293-9300
www.jlphillipslaw.com


Jonathan L. Phillips, Esq.

Areas of practice

State and federal civil and criminal litigation
White collar crime
Traffic Infractions
Traffic Felony and Misdemeanor offenses
Personal injury
Wrongful death
Computer Crime / Cyber Crime
Intellectual property
Appellate work
Government investigations
Landlord / Tenant
Internet-Based Investigations
Online defamation

Admissions

Commonwealth of Virginia, 2008
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2008
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2013
U.S. Supreme Court, 2013

Background

From 2008 to 2012 attorney Jonathan L. Phillips worked at the Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney office prosecuting misdemeanor and felony matters for the county and state. Prior to attending law school at Pennsylvania State University, Jonathan L. Phillips was an I.T. consultant and Computer Science/Business degree holder having graduated from Virginia Tech in 2003. Upon his departure from the Commonwealth's office he has amassed significant trial experience, handling thousands of misdemeanors and felony cases, taking over 100 cases to jury and bench trials in the Circuit Court of Fairfax County for charges ranging from Driving While Intoxicated to Possession of Child Pornography to Manslaughter. With regular jury trials, daily misdemeanor dockets and preliminary hearing responsibilities, countless sentencing events, and extensive and difficult plea negotiations under his belt, Jonathan L. Phillips moved from public service to assist clients in the private sector with the founding of Jonathan Phillips, P.C.

His experience includes:

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Fairfax County (2008-2012)
Clerical Intern, Supreme Court of Virginia - Justice Barbara Milano Keenan (2007)

Engagements and Speaking:

Technology in Fairfax Courtrooms: Come Kick Our Tires - Continuing Legal Education Instructor
Polygraph Examinations and Applied Use in Prosecution - Fairfax Police Academy
Presented in Virginia General Assembly - House Criminal Law Subcommittee

Education

Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2008

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.S. Business Information Technology, 2003 - Magna Cum Laude, Commonwealth Scholar Degree

Memberships

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