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Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers

Stevens Caruso is a leading criminal defense firm that is committed to protecting and defending the rights of individuals throughout Prince William County, Fairfax County, and surrounding areas in Northern Virginia. Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso are experienced criminal defense lawyers who practice in a wide array of criminal matters, ranging from DUI, domestic violence and drug charges, to theft, murder and white collar crime.  

Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony criminal charges, you need to have an experienced Virginia defense lawyer on your side.  If you are looking for an accomplished criminal defense firm that knows how to get the best results possible for their clients, Stevens Caruso is the right legal firm for you.

Experience You Can Trust

Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso are seasoned attorneys who have decades of experience practicing criminal law.  Individually, they have each taken on thousands of criminal cases and collectively handled hundreds of high stakes jury trials.

Prior to joining forces, Casey Stevens served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Prince William County, Virginia and Lisa Caruso was elected to serve as the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Dinwiddie County, Virginia. As former prosecutors, Casey and Lisa have a strong awareness of how the government prepares and prosecutes criminal cases. Each of them can anticipate how the prosecution will develop its case and work to design defense strategies capable of securing positive outcomes for their clients. 

Regardless of how serious your situation may be, you can count on Casey Stevens and Lisa Caruso to provide the highly skilled and powerful defense you need to help properly address the charges you are facing.

Strong Leadership, Strong Reputation

Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso are strong leaders who are well respected throughout the Virginia criminal defense community.  

  • Casey Stevens is a former Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary of the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar Association, he has served as the past Chair of the Virginia State Bar’s 5th District Section III Ethics Committee, and has served as the past President of the Prince William County Bar Association as well as having served as its Criminal Law Committee Chair for 8 consecutive years.
  • Lisa Caruso is also a former Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary of the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar Association. She was appointed by then Governor Bob McDonnell to serve on the Board of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and serves on the Steering Committee of The Virginia Criminal Justice Committee.  She also was appointed by then Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to serve on his Felon’s Rights Restoration Advisory Committee.

In addition to their leadership positions, Casey Stevens and Lisa Caruso are well respected by attorneys and judges alike. They are known for their meticulous preparation, integrity and unwavering commitment to their clients.

Focused Criminal Defense Practice

At Stevens Caruso we know that the preparation of a successful defense requires time, commitment and dedication.  Our firm intentionally limits the number of clients that we take on so that we can give each case the individualized attention and resources needed to secure the best outcome possible.  

Whether you hire Casey R. Stevens, or Lisa K. Caruso, or the firm, to defend your case you will never be passed on to some unknown associate - Casey Stevens or Lisa Caruso will handle your case from start to finish.  Your case will be given our highest priority and we will work one on one with you to develop the right defense tactics and strategies for your situation. 

It is important to understand that we are not looking for an easy way to settle or plead out your case.  Although settlement discussions are generally always a part of any representation – we are focused on trying to win your case. Should your matter proceed to trial our firm knows how to stand up to the prosecution we will do everything within our power to show that the government has not  met its burden of proof.  We understand that your life and liberty are on the line and we always aim for the best results.

Contact Stevens Caruso

If you are dealing with a felony or misdemeanor charge in Virginia or have been accused of violating the terms of your probation, you need to contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer as quickly as possible. 

Stevens Caruso is a leading criminal defense firm that has the right combination of knowledge and experience to help you properly confront the charges that you are facing. You can schedule a free in office initial consultation with Casey R. Stevens or Lisa K. Caruso by completing the firm’s online contact form or by calling 703-897-1777.

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  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2022, Casey Rian Steven
  • Avvo Rating 10.0, Casey Rian Stevens - Top Attorney
  • Criminal law badge 2019
  • Avvo Rating 10.0, Lisa Korrak Caruso - Top Attorney
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2018, Lisa Korrak Caruso
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