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S.W. DAWSON

Attorney

With many years of experience in criminal defense and civil litigation, I have helped countless individuals and families across Virginia through felony and misdemeanor cases in both state and federal courts. When you need a strong legal advocate on your side, don’t wait to give me a call and see how my experience can help you form a strong legal defense.

MORE ABOUT ME

Practice Areas

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Drug Possession

Drug possession charges can carry serious consequences. I will help you understand exactly what you're up against.

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DUI Defense

When you've been charged with a DUI, your driver's license, employment, and freedom on the road could be at risk.

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Traffic Violations

You don't want to let a traffic violation ruin your driving record. I can provide you with a strong defense for your case.

A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE

AND EXPERIENCE

Whether you’re facing a common traffic
violation or a serious drug charge, I can help.

Regardless of the legal situation you’re in, you shouldn’t leave the outcome of your case to chance. I have the knowledge and skills you need to navigate the justice system and fight for the best possible outcome.

If you need to fight in court, I’m ready.

Tough cases need tough representation. If your case needs to go to court for you to win a favorable result, I have the work ethic to see things through. I will fight aggressively on your behalf and work to prevent a criminal charge from ruining the rest of your life.

What My Clients Say

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Just because you’ve been charged, doesn’t mean you’re guilty.

LET ME FIGHT TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS.

LEGAL SERVICES TAILORED TO YOU

PUTTING YOUR

NEEDS FIRST


I know that facing a criminal charge can be stressful and scary, but I will work to prioritize your needs and interests first.

PERSONALIZED

DEFENSE STRATEGIES


I take the time to get to know you and the details of your situation so I can craft a unique strategy that meets your specific needs.

RELIABLE

AVAILABILITY


When you have questions or concerns about your case, I will address them as quickly as possible to keep you informed.

DON’T FACE THE JUSTICE SYSTEM ALONE

Legal issues can be overwhelming — especially when your freedom is on the line. Whether you’ve been charged with something minor like a traffic violation for speeding, or a more serious crime such as drug possession or homicide, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner to help ensure your rights are protected and that you’re treated fairly by the justice system.

Trying to navigate the legal system alone can cause extra stress and could put you at risk of losing a favorable outcome. Don’t leave the result of your case to chance — choose to work with an attorney who has proven success both in and out of the courtroom.

With a wealth of experience as a criminal defense attorney in Virginia, I have helped individuals fight asset forfeiture, misdemeanor, and felony charges across many areas of criminal law. Regardless of what brings you to my firm, I will help you fully understand your situation and make sure you know what to expect every step of the way. I am committed to working hard to meet your needs and fighting for the best possible outcome.

When you’ve been charged with a crime, it’s important that you reach out as soon as possible for legal assistance. So get in touch today to schedule your free consultation and take that first step forward.