Experienced Legal Representation

When trying to resolve a legal issue, having reliable, trustworthy legal counsel to protect your rights and navigate through the judicial process is essential. In practice for 13 years, Melinda VanLowe effectively represents clients with criminal, traffic and education cases throughout Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.

As demonstrated by her inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale Hubbell, selection as a Super Lawyer® in Virginia and the District of Columbia, and superior rating from her clients on Google, Lawyers.com and Avvo, Melinda has been recognized favorably by her colleagues and clients for her legal ability, professional ethics and zealous advocacy.  Melinda works closely with her clients to understand their concerns and expectations. She then develops customized, results-oriented solutions focused on achieving your goals.

Fairfax Lawyer For DUI, Traffic And CPS Cases

As a Fairfax criminal defense lawyer, Ms. VanLowe represents adults and juveniles in a broad range of complex litigation matters in state and federal courts, including the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia and the District of Columbia.  Her cases involve traffic offenses, drug crimes, target letters from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, grand jury subpoenas, sex offenses, theft, robbery, violent crimes and weapons offenses.  Melinda has also been appointed to the Criminal Justice Act Panel to represent defendants charged with serious felony offenses.  Ms. VanLowe represents clients from the investigatory stage through to trial.  When preparing a case, she pursues every available option, in an ethical and professional manner, to avoid the conviction of her clients.

Melinda takes a global approach to litigation focused on you and your legal and personal interests. She prepares every case as if it were going to trial and will not hesitate to take a case to court in search of the best possible outcome. Recognizing the high cost of litigation, Melinda also works tirelessly to obtain favorable resolutions in an efficient manner.  Melinda has been admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.


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Ms. VanLowe is intelligent, professional, responsive and has consistently gone “above and beyond” to meet my requirements.
— J.G. in Great Falls