Stephen R. Pickard, P.C.

Stephen R. Pickard, P.C.

Alexandria, Virginia, Attorney Helping to Protect Your Rights

Firm Overview

Experienced attorney devoted to fighting for justice for more than 40 years
Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. in Alexandria, Virginia, represents individuals and businesses in Alexandria and throughout northern Virginia in matters of criminal law, personal injury and general litigation. Stephen R. Pickard is a skilled attorney with more than 40 years of experience attaining favorable outcomes for those who have been charged with a crime, those who have been injured because of the negligence of others and clients involved in civil or business disputes. We provide effective legal representation both in and out of the courtroom to secure a positive resolution to your case. We have a proven track record of effectively serving justice in the community. If you are looking for an experienced attorney to advocate for or defend your rights, call Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. today to schedule a consultation.

Compassionate firm building strong client relationships
Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. develops a relationship of trust with each client served, by providing each case with the benefit of:
-Experience - Stephen R. Pickard has more than 40 years of experience representing northern Virginia clients including extensive trial experience in both criminal defense and general civil litigation. We apply our knowledge to each case to secure favorable results.
-Aggressive Representation - We are aggressive in our representation of clients. We have a strong sense of justice, and we fight tenaciously for each client to better your life and to develop lasting relationships with people.
-A Desire to Help - We have a strong desire to help people, and we enjoy working with victims of injustice to protect your rights and to achieve outcomes that provide resolution and lasting satisfaction.

Vigorous advocacy for justice in various practice areas
Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. serves clients in the following practice areas:
-Criminal Law - Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. defends the rights of those who have been charged with a crime in Alexandria and throughout northern Virginia in our criminal law practice.
-Personal Injury - In our personal injury practice, Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. represents clients who have been injured because of the negligence of others in matters of auto accidents, medical malpractice, unsafe products, dangerous drugs, slips and falls, and unsafe work conditions.
-General Litigation - We represent individuals and small business in all types of general litigation such as business litigation, breaches of contract, property damage, construction litigation and product liability in state and federal courts.
Main Office
Main Office
515 Canterbury Lane
Alexandria  VA  22314
  • 703-836-3505
General Litigation
Resolves disputes for businesses and individuals
When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. represents northern Virginia businesses, families, and individuals in litigation, arbitration, and mediation. We can help you with all types of general civil litigation in state and federal courts, including:

-Business litigation
-Breach of contracts
-Property damage
-Personal injury claims
-Insurance claims
-Construction litigation
-Consumer litigation
-Product liability
-Product defects

Put a strong, determined litigator to work for you.
Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. knows that your time is valuable. That is why we stress efficiency throughout the process of resolving your disputes. We offer our clients:

-Individual attention - When you retain Stephen R. Pickard, P.C., you receive the care, time and attention that you deserve.
-A more cost-efficient model - Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. constantly seeks ways to cut your costs while maintaining the high level of legal services that you expect and deserve.
-Integrity - Stephen R. Pickard provides you with straightforward, honest answers to all of your questions, and he ensures that you fully understand the litigation process and what to expect as your case moves forward. Our clients rely on us to help them set realistic expectations.
-A focus on success - Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. always has your best interests in mind. If protracted litigation is the only solution to achieve the proper outcome, we are ready. If settling your case early on will achieve the best result, Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. will take the time to explain why we believe it is in your best interests to settle instead of engaging in lengthy litigation.

Ready for trial
Stephen R. Pickard, P.C. has the determination, tenacity and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Stephen R. Pickard's professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation provide an edge in assertive, strategic advocacy.

Stephen Pickard,

Practice Areas: Criminal and Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Domestic Relations, Medical Malpractice, Administrative, Contract,

Admitted: 1971, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 1972, U.S. Claims Court and U.S. Emergency Court of Appeals; 1973, U.S. Court of International Trade; 1974, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 1976, Virginia

Law School: University of Kansas, J.D. June 1971

Member: Alexandria (Member, Board of Directors, 1983-985), Virginia (Member, 1982-1985 and Chairman, 1983-1984, 8th District Grievance Committee; Member, Board of Directors, 1985-1992 and Chairman, 1990-1992, Clients' Protection Fund; Board of Directors, 1992-1999; Fellows Council, 1999-, Virginia Law Foundation; President, 1998), Virginia State Bar

-preeminent attorney designation since 2005.
-AV rated Attorney for over 30 years
- The Order of Barristers. President, University of Kansas Moot Court Council, 1971.
- Member of team receiving Special Commendation Award, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, December, 1974.
- Recipient, Attorney General Special Commendation Award for Outstanding Service, Office of the U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, October, 1976.
- Lecturer in Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1972-1974.
- Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, D.C., 1972-1974.
- Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 1974-1977.
- Trustee, 1981-1992 and President 1983-1987, Alexandria Law Library.
- Master at Bar, 1989-1999, Secretary-Treasurer, 1990-1998 and Member Emeritus, 1999-, George Mason American Inns of Court.
- Life Member, The National Registry of "Who's Who," 2001.
-Listed, Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2003.
-Fellow, Virginia law foundation, 1999-
--Member, various association boards of directors, serving as presidents for many.
--Member, various school boards for area private schools, and capital campaign chairman.

Place of birth: Bellville, Kansas, March 1945

Military Service: Captain, U.S. Army, 1968-1974

Agencies: Representation of clients before Federal Grand Juries, IRS matters, SBA Hearing Officers, Medical Review Boards, Real Estate Licensing Agencies, and Legal Grievance Committees and Boards.
  • University of Kansas
    Juris Doctorate