Michael J Letsen obtained his undergraduate degree from Liberty University in 2002 and graduated law school from the Appalachian School of Law in 2005. Upon graduating law school, Letsen worked in the Buchanan County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor.
Mr. Letsen has been widely recognized in the field for his experience and success as an attorney. His accolades include being named one of the Top 100 criminal defense lawyers in Virginia for The National Trial Lawyers in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. He was also named as one of the Top 40 under 40 in Virginia for The National Trial Lawyers in 2016, 2017 and 2018. He was also named Top 25 motor vehicle attorneys in Virginia 2020-2023.
In addition to his work, Mr. Letsen is involved in the Tazewell, VA area community. As a former youth minister, Mr. Letsen became active in the organization- Celebrate Recovery Ministry. Through his involvement, he has given over 3500 bibles to inmates and positively impacted their lives.
Mr. Letsen accepted a part time position with State Senator Travis Hackworth as the Legislative Director, January 2023
Virginia State Bar
District of Columbia
Texas A&M School of Law, 2022 Master of Laws
Appalachian School of Law, 2005
Liberty University, 2002
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