Michael Shevlin

Shevlin Smith
3975 University Drive
Suite 405
Fairfax, VA 22030

Michael Shevlin is a partner with Shevlin Smith who specializes in medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury cases. Since 1994, he has handled a wide variety of medical malpractice cases, including claims against physicians, hospitals, therapists, and nurses. He has also handled personal injury claims involving medical device defects, automobile accidents, and restaurant liability. Prior to joining Shevlin Smith, Mike was a prosceutor for Fairfax County from 1992 - 1994, where he tried over twenty jury trials and hundreds of bench trials involving felony and misdemeanor crimes.


Mike is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., 1992) and the University of Notre Dame (B.A. 1989).

Professional Honors & Activities:

Selected, Best Lawyers in America: 2008, 2009, 2010

Selected, Virginia Super Lawyers for Medical Malpractice: 2008, 2009

Selected, Virginia Super Lawyers for General Personal Injury: 2008, 2009

Selected, Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers for Medical Malpractice: 2009, 2010

Selected, Washington Top Lawyers, 2009, 2010

Board of Director, Fairfax County Bar Association, 2010

Leaders Forum Member, American Association for Justice

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Trial Lawyers of the District of Columbia, Member

Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Inc., Member

Fairfax County Bar Association, Member

Member, Fairfax Law Library Committee, 2006 - 2010

Vice Chair, Fairfax Law Library Committee, 2009, 2010

Presentations & Speeches:

Speaker, "Successful Strategies for Medical Malpractice Cases in Virginia" (2004)

Speaker, "Road to Justice" (2002-2010)


"Successful Strategies for Medical Malpractice Cases in Virginia" (2004)

"Do I Have A Case? A Patient's Guide to Virginia Medical Negligence Law" (2009)

Bar Admissions:

Virginia State Bar, 1992

District of Columbia Bar, 1995

Court Admissions:

Virginia Supreme Court, 1992

District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1995