Experienced Representation - Dedication to Clients

A Virginian native, Attorney Richard L. Downey has been protecting the needs of citizens for over forty years through his military and legal expertise. With an extensive background in the US Army and the Virginia State Defense Force as well as over thirty years of legal experience, you can expect to work with an attorney who is:

  • An aggressive trial attorney

  • An experienced advisor

  • A steadfast negotiator

  • An informed source of information

  • A trusted confidant

  • An empathetic counselor

Richard L. Downey strives to bring integrity and a commitment to ethical practice to every client's case. Among other awards, he is one of six attorneys in Northern Virginia certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Finding a lawyer who can fill all those roles can be daunting. We have the professional ability and proven track record to serve a wide range of the legal needs of individuals and businesses, but we also have the human compassion and empathy that can guide families and clients facing some of the most traumatic challenges of their lives.

Whether we are working with families in crisis, individuals of faith, clients who are planning for the future or small businesses and charitable organizations in need of effective, efficient and experienced legal counsel, our attention is always tightly focused on your needs.

Contact Us Today

Schedule an appointment to sit down with Richard L. Downey by contacting us online or directly by phone at 703-273-8800.

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