Marina Medvin

Award-Winning, Nationally Recognized Attorney  

Trial attorney Marina Medvin, proud owner of MEDVIN LAW PLC, dedicates her law practice exclusively to Criminal Defense, DWI Defense, and White Collar Defense in Northern Virginia Federal and State courts. Ms. Medvin represents clients facing felony and misdemeanor charges in Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington and Falls Church.

Ms. Medvin is a highly sought-after and nationally recognized criminal trial attorney. She has defended FBI’s 10 Most Wanted, CEOs, Anonymous “hactivists,” politicians, celebrities, professional athletes, lawyers, prosecutors, police officers, senior military officers, and local high-profile cases. She is revered as a dauntless, assertive, innovative, and client-dedicated advocate.
Courtroom and award success aside, Ms. Medvin remains a caring and honest advocate, strictly limiting our intake of new cases to clients whom she believes she can provide with sufficient personal time and attention. Ms. Medvin personally represents each client of this law firm. She believes that thoroughly dedicating herself to each of her cases is the best way to offer criminal defense services and is fundamental to her success in court.

Marina Medvin has been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by Northern Virginia Magazine, honored by Super Lawyers as a “Super Lawyers Rising Star,” honored in the Washington Post’s annual list of “Top Attorneys in Washington DC,” recognized by Richmond Magazine as one of the “Top Attorneys in Virginia,” profiled as a “Leading Attorney” in Town & Country Magazine, selected to the list of “Top 100 Trial lawyers” by the The National Trial Lawyers, received a “10.0 Superb Rating” from AVVO, and maintains 5/5 star client ratings throughout the various online attorney reviews sites, amongst many other distinctions.

Ms. Medvin has also been cited and interviewed by various national television and print media, including ForbesThe Huffington PostThe Washington PostABC NewsYahoo! NewsVocativeTechWorm, and Northern Virginia Magazine regarding her publicized cases and in search of her professional opinion on various legal issues.

Awards and Recognition

    • Selected to the exclusive list of “Top Lawyers” by Northern Virginia Magazine for Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI Defense. Ms. Medvin was selected for these categories by Northern Virginia attorneys, who were asked the question: “Who would you want to represent you in you were ever charged with a crime?”
    • One of only 2.5% of lawyers selected by Super Lawyers to their prestigious list of Rising Stars in Virginia and Washington DC.
    • As seen in The Washington Post Super Lawyers Annual List of Top Attorneys in Washington, D.C.”
    • Prestigiously honored for her criminal defense work as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers  as one of “America’s Top Trial Lawyers.”
    • MEDVIN LAW has been selected to the list of “Best Lawyers and Law Firms in America – Criminal Defense” by the Best Lawyers in America Organization.
    • AVVO Rating 10.0, highest achievement rating, in each category of Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, DUI, and Juvenile Defense.
    • AVVO “Client’s Choice” designation in each category of Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, DUI, and Juvenile Defense.
    • Top Rated Attorney in Virginia for 4 straight years on the public consumer reviews site
    • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinctiondesignation for maintaining a 5-Star client rating on and on
    • Maintains Client Rating of 5 Stars on the public attorney reviews site AVVO.
    • Prestigiously honored for her criminal defense work as one of the”Top 40 Under 40″ by the National Trial Lawyers.

Below is a list of Ms. Medvin’s specialties:

    • Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute
    • DUI, DWI, Driving While Intoxicated
    • Reckless Driving
    • Hit and Run
    • Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, and Obstruction of Justice
    • Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting
    • Assault and Battery, Malicious Wounding, Domestic Assault
    • Juvenile and Underage Charges
    • Firearms, Brandishing, Hunting, and Reckless Discharge of a Firearm
    • Embezzlement, Check Fraud, Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses
    • Federal Conspiracy Charges
    • Federal Charges for Drug Distribution, Bank Fraud and Wire Fraud

Languages spoken: Russian, English

Fees: Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (10 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
MEDVIN LAW PLC916 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314

Office (703) 722-8051

State Status Acquired Updated
VA Authorized to practice law 2009 03/31/2016
DC Inactive 2010 07/10/2016

Award name Grantor Date granted
Fellow Litigation Counsel of America 2016
Rising Star SuperLawyers 2016
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2015
Top Lawyer Washington Post Magazine 2015
Top Lawyers Richmond Magazine 2015
Rising Star SuperLawyers 2015
Top Rated Lawyer in Virginia 2015
Top 40 Under 40 National Trial Lawyers 2015
Who’s Who in American Law Marquis Who’s Who in American Law 2014
Top Rated Lawyer in Virginia 2014
5 Stars Yelp 2014
Top Lawyers Northern Virginia Magazine 2014
Client’s choice award AVVO 2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2014
Top 40 Under 40 National Trial Lawyers 2014
Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers in America 2014
Leaders in Law Town and County Magazine 2014
Top Lawyers The Global Directory of Who’s Who 2014
Top Rated Lawyer in Virginia 2013
Top Rated Lawyer 2012
Top Rated Lawyer 2011
Top Rated Lawyer 2010

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Owner MEDVIN LAW 2010 – Present
Defense Attorney Private Law Firm 2010 – 2010
Attorney Hudgins Law Firm 2009 – 2010
Law Clerk Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 2008 – 2008
Legal Work Law Office of George Munos 2008 – 2009
Assistant Attorney George Mason Clinic for Legal Assistance for Servicemembers 2007 – 2008
Law Clerk USDOJ 2007 – 2007
Law Clerk National Rifle Association Of America 2007 – 2007

School name Major Degree Graduated
George Mason University School of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 2009
Institute for Justice at George Washington University Law Student Conference for Liberty & Law N/A 2007
Pennsylvania State University Information Sciences & Technology BS – Bachelor of Science 2006
Staten Island Technical High School Engineering Regents Diploma for Math & Science 2002

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
Criminal Defense Self-defense and Firearms 2011
JLEP Seminar ebusiness 2007

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