• Your Criminal Defense Attorney

    in Virginia Beach

    Our Seasoned Defender Handles 100s of Criminal Cases Each Year

    About Our Firm
  • A Former Police Officer

    Fighting for Your Rights

    We Use Our Insights into the Prosecution to Your Advantage

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  • Respected Reputation for Representing

    Juveniles & Minors in
    Criminal Cases

    We Guide All Our Clients with Compassion & Understanding

    Our Juvenile Defense Practice
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Your Virginia Beach Criminal Defense Attorney

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At JRLaw, our Virginia Beach criminal defense lawyer served as a police officer for more than 15 years. Equipped with these invaluable insights into law enforcement and the prosecution, Jerrell R. Johnson has gone on to provide strong, compelling defense for hundreds of people throughout Virginia. He has earned recognitions such as the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and the Avvo Clients’ Choice 2015 Award for Criminal Defense. Attorney Jerrell R. Johnson of JRLaw has a unique background of experiences that make him particularly effective as a criminal defense attorney.

Jerrell’s background prior to becoming a highly successful criminal defense attorney includes:

  • Serving as a Virginia Beach Police Officer for over 15 years
  • Receiving over 50 letters of commendation during his police officer career
  • Working closely with Prosecutors and Judges
  • Named Police Officer of the Year for his work
  • In-depth knowledge of the criminal court systems

Jerrell’s experience with the criminal justice system has been instrumental in the effective representation of his clients. His record of success speaks volumes to the experience and passion that Jerrell has for his clients and his profession.

Well-known for defending the rights of minors who find themselves in juvenile defense cases, we are committing to fighting for each of our clients’ futures against whatever criminal charges they face. You deserve committed, compassionate advocacy, and with our Virginia Beach criminal defense lawyer, that is exactly what you will get.


Email us or call (757) 447-0080 today to see how our award-winning advocate can help you!


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Our Victories

  • Hampton District: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving

    RESULT: Defective Equipment

  • Virginia Beach Juvenile: Domestic Assault

    RESULT: Nolle Prosequi (Dropped)

  • Virginia Beach Juvenile: Domestic Assault & CPS case for Child Abuse

    RESULT: Criminal charge dismissed & CPS case Unfounded (Dropped)