Experienced Virginia Beach Criminal Defense Attorney
Successfully Serving Clients for Over a Decade
At JRLaw, our Virginia Beach criminal defense lawyer has been practicing for over 15 years and 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 recognition such as the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 , Avvo Clients’ Choice 2015 Award for Criminal Defense and one of Virginia Coastal Magazine's Consecutive Award Recipients for Best Attorneys . 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:
- Highly Rated by Clients and Peers
- Successfully Defended Hundreds of Cases
- Working Closely With Prosecutors and Judges
- National Trial Lawyers Top 100
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, as well as families in need of representation in complicated CPS matters, 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! We proudly serve clients in Virginia Beach and the surrounding communities of Newport News, Hampton, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Portsmouth, and Norfolk.
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Protecting the Rights of the Accused
Jerrell R. Johnson
Jerrell Johnson is a well-respected criminal defense attorney who has been residing in Virginia Beach for over 40 years and practicing law for over 15 years. He combines his 15 years as a police officer with a degree in psychology and another in law to successfully defend hundreds of clients each year in Virginia Beach and Southeastern Virginia. Mr. Johnson represents adults and juveniles who have been charged with serious criminal and traffic matters.
His representation kept an unfortunate incident from defining her future. He was able to put us at ease from the first contact, and he gave her the support she (and our family) needed to get through a very difficult time.- Client
Mr. Johnson really came through for me in a time of crisis!! Not only was he meticulous with the details of my case, he was quick to offer his full support in helping me to gather exactly what I needed to win my case.- Client
From first contact, he was attentive, communicative, and beyond fair with his fees. Being a former police officer in Virginia Beach made him aware, prior to court, of what needed to be done for our time in court. That prior experience was also completely- Misty
We needed a simple expungement for a non-prosecuted charge and Mr. Johnson did it quickly (as much as possible) and at a reasonable price.- William
Virginia Beach: 2 Misdemeanor Assault & Felony Assault/ChokingRESULTS:
- Two counts of Misdemeanor Assault Nolle Prosequi (DROPPED)
- Felony Assault/Choking REDUCED to Misdemeanor
Norfolk : Eluding PoliceRESULTS: REDUCED to Improper Driving; Speeding Nolle Prosequi (DROPPED)
Virginia Beach: Reckless DrivingRESULTS: Reduced to Improper Driving
Chesapeake: Reckless Driving 83/60RESULT: Reduced to Speeding
Virginia Beach Juvenile: Reckless Driving 80/45RESULT: Dismissed