S. W. Dawson, Attorney

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S. W. Dawson

Criminal, Accident & Injury, Divorce & Family Law, Lawsuit & Dispute, US Courts

https://www.dawsonplc.com

800-931-8940


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S. W. Dawson has successfully represented hundreds of clients all over the Commonwealth of Virginia in a dizzying number of legal fields in both state and federal courts. Although Dawson specializes in defending individuals and businesses in state and federal criminal investigations, Dawson is also a trusted source for bespoke civil litigation strategies for his clients. Dawson is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Virginia, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Please describe a case in the last year or two where you made a big difference.

I regularly represent clients who need to have a clean record in order to stay in school or maintain employment. I am always happy to learn that a client of mine has been able to maintain his or her lifestyle as a result of my successful representation.

How did you build a successful practice?

By obtaining successful results for my clients and gaining their trust.

What should clients look for in a lawyer?

Results. A prospective client should always review a lawyer's history in news-making cases.

How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?

Imperative. A trial lawyer cannot obtain great results unless he/or she maintains an active trial practice in a particular jurisdiction's courts.

What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?

Options about how to move forward.

What information do you need in a free phone consultation?

A basic understanding of the facts of the case.

What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?

Results.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?

Helping people get their lives back.

What are your other interests in addition to law?

Activities outdoors.

Are you involved in your community?

Yes. Many of my referrals come from my involvement in various community activities.

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Managing AttorneyDawson, P.L.C.Norfolk, VAPresent
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Virginia2012
  • Norfolk FestEvents | Board Member | 2019 - Present
    Virginia NORML | Board of Directors | 2018 - Present
    Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | Member | 2014 - Present
    Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association | Member | 2012 - Present
    Virginia State Bar | Member | 2012 - Present
  • Rising Star | Virginia Super Lawyers | 2016 - 2021
    Top Lawyer | Coastal Virginia Magazine | 2020
    Legal Elite | Virginia Business Magazine | 2018
    Top 10 Under 40 | National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys | 2016
  • Dawson is consistently recognized in peer-to-peer review publications such as Virginia Super Lawyer Magazine, Virginia Business Magazine, and Coastal Virginia Magazine, among others.
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(2012) Licensed as Attorney in Virginia. Verified with Virginia State Bar.March 12, 2021

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Service Type: Private

Language: English | Spanish

Update Date: 2016-05-19

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S. W. Dawson
999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2525
Norfolk, VA 23510
36.8432173,-76.2877469

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999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2525
Norfolk, VA 23510


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  • Post Office Box 21
    Irvington, VA
    22480

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