Assault & Battery

Assault and Battery Attorney in Virginia Beach

Former Police Officer Ready to Help You

Any type of assault or battery charge can jeopardize your future. Typically regarded as a violent crime, prosecutors are ruthless when prosecuting defendants accused of crimes of this nature. In order to avoid the maximum penalties allowed by these charges, it is crucial that you work with a lawyer known for proven results.

Our firm proudly serves Virginia Beach, Newport News, Hampton, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Portsmouth, and Norfolk. Contact us for your free consultation.

Why Choose Our Assault & Battery Lawyer?

  • Former Police Officer Serving Locally for 15+ Years
  • Over a decade of experience
  • Hundreds of Criminal Cases Defended Each Year
  • Winner of the Criminal Defense Avvo Clients' Choice Award
  • Named to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

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Effective Defense. Proven Results.

We at JRLaw, PLC understand that there is often more to the story than what the prosecutor is presenting. Our experienced and aggressive Virginia Beach assault attorney works hard to ensure that your case is treated fairly by the criminal justice system. We thoroughly investigate all details of a case, scrutinizing evidence and challenging witness testimonies.

Jerrell R. Johnson provides hard-hitting defense for assault/battery charges including:

Skilled Trial Attorney on Your Side

Top 100 trial lawyers

As a skilled litigator, Jerrell R. Johnson has taken many cases to trial, including those involving serious assault felonies. He knows how to investigate, how to prepare a defense, and how to articulately present your side to a judge and jury. Even when the stakes are high and your case seems hopeless, our Virginia Beach assault attorney knows how to fight for the best possible outcome. We always keep in mind your best interests and how your future will be impacted by our results. Let's talk about the details of your charges. Have an experienced Virginia Beach assault lawyer in Hampton Roads review your charges and explore potential defense options with you.

We only provide honest assessments – never empty promises. Call our office at (757) 447-0080 to work with a Virginia Beach assault & battery defense lawyer.

Proven Track Record

Dedicated to Obtaining the Best Possible Outcome
  • Traffic Violations Hampton District: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving
  • Felony Virginia Beach Juvenile: Domestic Assault
  • Felony Virginia Beach Juvenile: Domestic Assault & CPS case for Child Abuse
  • Felony Newport News District: Threaten to Harm and Curse and Abuse
  • Traffic Violations Northampton County: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving
  • Traffic Violations Sussex County: Reckless Driving
  • Norfolk District: Disorderly Conduct Dismissed
  • Misdemeanor Virginia Beach District: ASAP Show Cause
  • Misdemeanor Virginia Beach District: Class 1 Misdemeanor Animal Cruelty
  • Felony Virginia Beach District: Drunk in Public

We Care About Our Clients

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