Jonathan Phillips

LefflerPhillips PLC
10505 Judicial Drive
Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030

Jonathan L. Phillips, Esq.


Areas of practice

  State and federal civil and criminal litigation  White collar crime  Traffic Infractions  Traffic Felony and Misdemeanor offenses  Personal injury  Wrongful death  Computer Crime / Cyber Crime  Intellectual property  Appellate work  Government investigations  Landlord / Tenant  Internet-Based Investigations  Online defamation  


  Commonwealth of Virginia, 2008  U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2008  U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2013  U.S. Supreme Court, 2013  


  From 2008 to 2012 attorney Jonathan L. Phillips worked at the Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney office prosecuting misdemeanor and felony matters for the county and state. Prior to attending law school at Pennsylvania State University, Jonathan L. Phillips was an I.T. consultant and Computer Science/Business degree holder having graduated from Virginia Tech in 2003. Upon his departure from the Commonwealth's office he has amassed significant trial experience, handling thousands of misdemeanors and felony cases, taking over 100 cases to jury and bench trials in the Circuit Court of Fairfax County for charges ranging from Driving While Intoxicated to Possession of Child Pornography to Manslaughter. With regular jury trials, daily misdemeanor dockets and preliminary hearing responsibilities, countless sentencing events, and extensive and difficult plea negotiations under his belt, Jonathan L. Phillips moved from public service to assist clients in the private sector with the founding of Jonathan Phillips, P.C.  

His experience includes:

  Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Fairfax County (2008-2012)  Clerical Intern, Supreme Court of Virginia - Justice Barbara Milano Keenan (2007)  

Engagements and Speaking:

  Technology in Fairfax Courtrooms: Come Kick Our Tires - Continuing Legal Education Instructor  Polygraph Examinations and Applied Use in Prosecution - Fairfax Police Academy  Presented in Virginia General Assembly - House Criminal Law Subcommittee  


  Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2008    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, B.S. Business Information Technology, 2003 - Magna Cum Laude, Commonwealth Scholar Degree  


  Fairfax Bar Association  Fairfax Bar Association - Young Lawyer's Board  Virginia State Bar Association  Virginia ASAP Board (2008-2012)  Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee (2008-2012)