The Simms Firm, PLC

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Attorney Jonathan Simms is a founding member of The Simms Firm, PLC. The Simms Firm, PLC is a law firm serving the state and federal needs of clients in Virginia and Washington D.C. The Simms Firm, PLC prides itself on the fact that our attorneys are former prosecutors who have superior knowledge of the law, impeccable reputations, and extensive trial experience. When clients retain our firm they get an energetic legal dream team of attorneys who will aggressively defend their rights, and seek to accomplish each and every one of their goals. We will do everything possible to achieve the best possible result for our clients and their family.

We give all of our clients the attention and respect that they should expect from a professional. We treat all clients as a part of the team and actively listenso that we can accomplish their goals. Clients have complete and full access to the attorneys of The Simms Firm, PLC.

If you have a legal issue that needs to be addressed, don't hesitate to contact us today.

Attorney Jonathan A. Simms is the managing partner of The Simms Firm, PLC. He was recently named as a top criminal defense attorney by The National Trial Lawyers and American Society of Legal Advocates. His work has been covered by the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and other major media outlets. Attorney Simms began his legal career as a prosecutor with the District Attorney's Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a prosecutor in one of the nation's most dangerous and violent cities he worked on cases involving narcotics, firearms, attempted murder, sexual assault, white collar crimes, and D.U.I. As a prosecutor, Attorney Simms quickly gained the respect of his colleagues and judges. He is known for being extremely prepared, professional, and tenacious.

While a prosecutor, Attorney Simms worked in the Major Trials unit. Following his departure from the Philadelphia District Attorney's office, Attorney Simms was recruited by the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and brought his skills to the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.

After many years as a prosecutor in Philadelphia and Washington D.C., Attorney Simms began working as a criminal defense attorney. He quickly established a reputation for being an effective and successful defense attorney. He has been commended for his tenacious cross examination of witnesses and ability to effectively communicate to members of a jury. Attorney Simms has worked on several large scale state and federal narcotic cases. Attorney Simms has also successfully defended clients in some of the largest white collar criminal investigations in the Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. Metropolitan area.

Attorney Simms has tried in excess of 500 criminal trials as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney. He is a active member with several area bar associations and community based organizations. Attorney Simms is an experienced trial attorney and will provide you with the superior legal services that you and your family deserve.
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The Simms Firm, PLC
11350 Random Hills Rd. Suite 800
Fairfax  VA  22030

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  • (703) 934-6015
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The Simms Firm, PLC is a law firm serving the state and federal needs of clients in Virginia and Washington D.C. The Simms Firm, PLC prides itself on the fact that our attorneys are former prosecutors who have superior knowledge of the law.
The Simms Firm, PLC is a law firm that prides itself on the fact that the attorneys are former prosecutors that have the ability to provide professional and superior legal services to clients seeking representation. When clients retain the services of our firm, they get more than just one attorney; they get a legal team with years of trial experience and extensive legal knowledge.

The Attorneys at our firm understand that pending legal matters can be extremely stressful and confusing for clients and their family. This is why the attorneys with The Simms Firm make it a point to effectively communicate with clients during each and every phase of the legal process and patiently answer any and all questions. The attorneys know that it is essential for us to be accessible and approachable so that our clients are fully aware of the work being done on their behalf. All clients are given full and unobstructed access to their legal team.

Jonathan Simms

Attorney Jonathan A. Simms is a founding member and partner with Simms & Harris, PLLC. He was recently named as a "Top 40 Lawyer under 40". Attorney Simms began his legal career as a prosecutor with the District Attorney
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  • Bar Number: 75663
    Virginia

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Maximum Punishments for Criminal Offenses in Virginia

Created On: 07/14/2014

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