Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC

Experienced Family Law and Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC

Experienced Family Law and Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia

Firm Overview

A modern approach to the traditional practice

Founding partners Sean P. Schmergel and Dennis M. Mersberger opened the practice over a decade ago to provide clients with a law firm that echoed the traditions of a classic boutique law practice, yet utilized modern methods to achieve the most efficient and cost-effective results. The firm's goal is to provide personalized attention to each client in resolving all manner of family law, traffic defense and criminal defense legal matters. Clients can expect not only zealous representation, but a commitment to resolving each case in the most efficient manner, whether in court or by negotiation.

At Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC, clients are afforded creative, open-minded and forward-thinking legal expertise based on years of experience in the local court systems. Each case is passionately pursued with the unique approach it deserves.

Dedicated to helping resolve problems effectively and efficiently

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC is not a "general practice" law firm, and chooses to focus in only two main areas of the law: Criminal Defense and Family Law. Mr. Schmergel serves as lead counsel in all family law cases at the firm, and Mr. Mersberger handles the firm's criminal and traffic cases. They believe that limiting their practice areas in this manner allows them to be more proficient in their respective practice areas and stay abreast of developments in the law which affect their clients. The firm therefore offers a full range of services in the limited areas of family law, traffic defense and criminal defense, including:

Family Law
Divorce
Child custody
Visitation
Alimony
Child support
Domestic Violence
Pre- and post- marital agreements
Paternity
Protective orders
Traffic Defense
DUI/DWI
Speeding tickets/Reckless driving
Driving on a suspended license
Restricted driver's licenses
Hit and run
Infractions
Other traffic violations
Criminal Defense
Drug offenses
Petit/grand larceny/vandalism
Simple assault/malicious wounding
Domestic assault and battery
Weapons charges
Credit card fraud/Theft
Robbery
Carjacking and auto tampering
Expungement petitions
Criminal appeals

Please call us to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys.

To find out how the attorneys at Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC can help you resolve your legal matters, contact the firm today.

Main Office

Main Office
100 North Pitt Street
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone

(703) 549-5335

Fax

(703) 739-1357

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC
Dennis Mersberger

Dennis M. Mersberger is co-founder of Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC. He hails from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, but has made Alexandria, Virginia his home. Mr. Mersberger defends both adult and juvenile criminal and traffic matters before all state and federal courts in Virginia. He is a zealous advocate and will fiercely defend his clients' position, whether in trial before a judge or jury, or in plea negotiations with the prosecution.

Prior to founding Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC Mr. Mersberger worked with some of the best criminal defense lawyers in Northern Virginia, honing his practice prior to opening his own firm with Mr. Schmergel. While a student at George Mason University School of Law, Mr. Mersberger participated in a legal clinic with the courts of Fairfax County, Virginia and in particular interned with the judges of the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court on cases ranging from juvenile delinquency to domestic assault.

Mr. Mersberger is a member of the Criminal Law section of the Virginia State Bar and he serves as Committee Chair to the Alexandria Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service.


Law School:

George Mason University School of Law, J.D.

College:

University of Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, England
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, B.A., English Literature, 1996

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC
Dennis Mersberger

Dennis M. Mersberger is co-founder of Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC. He hails from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, but has made Alexandria, Virginia his home. Mr. Mersberger defends both adult and juvenile criminal and traffic matters before all state and federal courts in Virginia. He is a zealous advocate and will fiercely defend his clients' position, whether in trial before a judge or jury, or in plea negotiations with the prosecution.

Prior to founding Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC Mr. Mersberger worked with some of the best criminal defense lawyers in Northern Virginia, honing his practice prior to opening his own firm with Mr. Schmergel. While a student at George Mason University School of Law, Mr. Mersberger participated in a legal clinic with the courts of Fairfax County, Virginia and in particular interned with the judges of the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court on cases ranging from juvenile delinquency to domestic assault.

Mr. Mersberger is a member of the Criminal Law section of the Virginia State Bar and he serves as Committee Chair to the Alexandria Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service.


Law School:

George Mason University School of Law, J.D.

College:

University of Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, England
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, B.A., English Literature, 1996

Firm Overview

A modern approach to the traditional practice

Founding partners Sean P. Schmergel and Dennis M. Mersberger opened the practice over a decade ago to provide clients with a law firm that echoed the traditions of a classic boutique law practice, yet utilized modern methods to achieve the most efficient and cost-effective results. The firm's goal is to provide personalized attention to each client in resolving all manner of family law, traffic defense and criminal defense legal matters. Clients can expect not only zealous representation, but a commitment to resolving each case in the most efficient manner, whether in court or by negotiation.

At Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC, clients are afforded creative, open-minded and forward-thinking legal expertise based on years of experience in the local court systems. Each case is passionately pursued with the unique approach it deserves.

Dedicated to helping resolve problems effectively and efficiently

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC is not a "general practice" law firm, and chooses to focus in only two main areas of the law: Criminal Defense and Family Law. Mr. Schmergel serves as lead counsel in all family law cases at the firm, and Mr. Mersberger handles the firm's criminal and traffic cases. They believe that limiting their practice areas in this manner allows them to be more proficient in their respective practice areas and stay abreast of developments in the law which affect their clients. The firm therefore offers a full range of services in the limited areas of family law, traffic defense and criminal defense, including:

Family Law
Divorce
Child custody
Visitation
Alimony
Child support
Domestic Violence
Pre- and post- marital agreements
Paternity
Protective orders
Traffic Defense
DUI/DWI
Speeding tickets/Reckless driving
Driving on a suspended license
Restricted driver's licenses
Hit and run
Infractions
Other traffic violations
Criminal Defense
Drug offenses
Petit/grand larceny/vandalism
Simple assault/malicious wounding
Domestic assault and battery
Weapons charges
Credit card fraud/Theft
Robbery
Carjacking and auto tampering
Expungement petitions
Criminal appeals

Please call us to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys.

To find out how the attorneys at Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC can help you resolve your legal matters, contact the firm today.

Main Office

Main Office
100 North Pitt Street
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone

(703) 549-5335

Fax

(703) 739-1357

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC
Dennis Mersberger

Dennis M. Mersberger is co-founder of Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC. He hails from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, but has made Alexandria, Virginia his home. Mr. Mersberger defends both adult and juvenile criminal and traffic matters before all state and federal courts in Virginia. He is a zealous advocate and will fiercely defend his clients' position, whether in trial before a judge or jury, or in plea negotiations with the prosecution.

Prior to founding Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC Mr. Mersberger worked with some of the best criminal defense lawyers in Northern Virginia, honing his practice prior to opening his own firm with Mr. Schmergel. While a student at George Mason University School of Law, Mr. Mersberger participated in a legal clinic with the courts of Fairfax County, Virginia and in particular interned with the judges of the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court on cases ranging from juvenile delinquency to domestic assault.

Mr. Mersberger is a member of the Criminal Law section of the Virginia State Bar and he serves as Committee Chair to the Alexandria Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service.


Law School:

George Mason University School of Law, J.D.

College:

University of Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, England
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, B.A., English Literature, 1996

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC
Dennis Mersberger

Dennis M. Mersberger is co-founder of Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC. He hails from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, but has made Alexandria, Virginia his home. Mr. Mersberger defends both adult and juvenile criminal and traffic matters before all state and federal courts in Virginia. He is a zealous advocate and will fiercely defend his clients' position, whether in trial before a judge or jury, or in plea negotiations with the prosecution.

Prior to founding Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC Mr. Mersberger worked with some of the best criminal defense lawyers in Northern Virginia, honing his practice prior to opening his own firm with Mr. Schmergel. While a student at George Mason University School of Law, Mr. Mersberger participated in a legal clinic with the courts of Fairfax County, Virginia and in particular interned with the judges of the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court on cases ranging from juvenile delinquency to domestic assault.

Mr. Mersberger is a member of the Criminal Law section of the Virginia State Bar and he serves as Committee Chair to the Alexandria Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service.


Law School:

George Mason University School of Law, J.D.

College:

University of Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, England
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, B.A., English Literature, 1996

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