Criminal Defense

Have you been charged with a criminal offense?

When you are facing criminal charges, your freedom and your reputation are on the line.

It is imperative that you hire an attorney who has the knowledge and skill to advocate on your behalf. Joyner Law, PLLC is a premier criminal defense firm based in Richmond, Virginia. We are dedicated to providing clients with high-quality, aggressive defense at a reasonable cost. We understand the severe consequences you may be facing if charged with a crime, and we will fight for you.

Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony charge, we have a genuine compassion for those charged with a broad range of crimes. We can help you get your life back on track by helping you through the Virginia criminal justice system.

Being arrested for a crime can have devastating effects on your life. If you’re convicted, you may lose your freedom, your job, or your family.

Our focus is assisting those charged with criminal and serious traffic charges, and we can help you avoid those harsh penalties by fighting for you. When you hire Joyner Law, PLLC both our reputations are line.

Aggressive defense of your case

Criminal cases can move quickly, during both the investigative phase and in court if charges are filed. We know that time is of the essence in your matter. That’s why we get to work immediately to gain a thorough understanding of the case that prosecutors and police are building against you. Even the smallest detail can be the key to your defense. We leave no stone unturned in your case and will tell your story to the judge and jury to aggressively challenge the government’s case.

Experienced trial lawyers

When your freedom is at stake, you don’t want a defense attorney who rarely sees the inside of a courtroom or hasn’t tried a case. The courtroom is where most criminal cases are won. You need a lawyer with substantial criminal trial experience in the court where your case is pending. We have that experience in Virginia.

We are in courtrooms daily for our clients.

We have a thorough understanding of a criminal case and how to get you the best possible outcome.

What can we do for you?

  • Get you charge reduced or dismissed
  • Fight for you in court
  • Minimize the consequences of a conviction

Our practice areas include:

  • Driving While Intoxicated / Driving Under the Influence
  • Reckless Driving and other traffic charges
  • Drug crimes such as Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Controlled Substances, and Possession With Intent to Distribute
  • Domestic Violence charges
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, and other theft charges
  • Probation and Pretrial Violations
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Solicitation and Prostitution
  • Trespassing
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Failure to Appear
  • Expungements
  • Appeals

We represent a wide range of offenses in addition to those listed above and are happy to speak with you about your case.