Federal Criminal Law

Being charged with a federal crime is a life-changing event. Having to defend yourself can be overwhelming knowing that the penalties for a federal conviction are substantially more severe than those for state crimes. The U.S. Attorney’s Office has unlimited resources to use in preparing its case against you. You need to fight the charges with the help of a federal criminal defense attorney who knows how the system works and has a track record of success.

Before you talk to anyone about your case, including law enforcement, you need to contact the O’Brien Law Firm, a group of Hampton Roads Virginia Federal criminal law attorneys. Crystina O’Brien is exactly the zealous advocate you need. She is admitted to practice in several federal courts including the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

Ms. O’Brien has more than 20 years of legal experience and is fully qualified to represent criminal defendants in federal court. She has received special training and meets all the requirements for federal criminal defense according to the terms of the Criminal Justice Act. She represents private clients as well serving as a court-appointed attorney.

Ms. O’Brien knows how to navigate the maze of the justice system, having gained valuable experience as an assistant Federal Public Defender. She can help you with your case as soon as you know you are a target of an investigation. She represents clients who have been called to testify before a Federal Grand Jury.

The attorneys at the O’Brien Law Firm are creative, hard-working and compassionate. They realize a conviction will stay on your record forever and possibly send you to prison for a long time. They take your case seriously and honor the trust you place in them to zealously defend your case. They know how to thoroughly investigate and prepare your case for the best possible outcome.