Criminal Appeals Lawyer

Criminal Appeals Lawyer

In the past ten years Mr. Sheldon has been counsel of record on over 60 cases in the Supreme Court of Virginia and over 20 in the Virginia Court of Appeals, as well as over 50 cases in the United States Courts of Appeals. His prolific appellate work has resulted in over 100 reported decisions. In 2021 Mr. Sheldon was one of 19 lawyers recommended by the Virginia State Bar to be considered to be a new judge on the Virginia Court of Appeals. He was also selected to teach other appellate lawyers at the Virginia State Bar’s annual state-wide conference “The Appellate Summit.” In addition to the Virginia courts, Mr. Sheldon has been admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court and numerous United States Courts of Appeals.


Direct Appeal Specialist Serving the State of Virginia

Put your ‘best appeals lawyer’ searches to rest. Attorney Jon Sheldon is your best resource for assistance with direct appeals. Our office is located in Fairfax, but we practice everywhere in Virginia including Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Richmond, Virginia Beach and the entire Tide-Water area.  Schedule an appointment by calling our office at (703) 691-8410 to get the justice you deserve! 

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