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Prominent Criminal Defense Attorneys

The attorneys at Stevens Caruso offer a wealth of criminal defense experience to individuals throughout the Northern Virginia region, including Fairfax County, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, Fauquier County, and other locations across the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso have  individually represented thousands of clients in all types of criminal cases and have collectively handled hundreds of high stakes jury trials.  They are recognized as sophisticated criminal defense attorneys who know how to successfully defend even the toughest cases before a judge or jury. 

Drawing upon their years of experience as former prosecutors, Casey and Lisa work to develop winning defense strategies in all types of criminal matters, ranging from traffic tickets, DUIs and theft crimes to drug offenses, murder and white collar crimes. They know how the prosecution investigates and builds a case and they will work with you to develop the powerful tactics and strategies needed to pursue a positive outcome in your situation.

Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso will work one on one with you at every stage of the legal process. They are dedicated and meticulous attorneys who prepare every case as if it is going to proceed to trial. Casey and Lisa appreciate just how serious your situation is and they will analyze your case from every angle in pursuit of the best defense available.

Casey R. Stevens

With more than 30 years of experience practicing law, Casey R. Stevens is a leader in the Virginia criminal defense community.  He is a skilled and dedicated defense lawyer who is focused on achieving a successful outcome for his clients in every case that he takes on. Prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney, Casey served as a prosecutor in the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Prince William County, Virginia where he gained unique insight into how the government develops and prosecutes both felony and misdemeanor cases.

Casey is well respected by attorneys and judges and has been repeatedly recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyer. He actively contributes his knowledge to the Virginia legal community and his leadership positions include serving as the former Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary of the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar Association and also Past Chair of its 5th District Section III Ethics Committee.  Further, Casey was the former President of the Prince William County Bar Association and served for eight consecutive years as the Chair of its Criminal Law Committee. 

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Lisa K. Caruso

Lisa K. Caruso is highly respected in Prince William County and across the Commonwealth of Virginia as a dedicated and talented criminal defense lawyer. Lisa has been practicing law for 22 years and has experience working on both sides of the criminal justice system.  Prior to joining forces with Casey, she was elected by the citizens of Dinwiddie County to serve for nearly seven years as their Commonwealth’s Attorney.  She has also served as the Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Colonial Heights, Virginia and as an Assistant Public Defender in both Virginia and Kentucky. 

Lisa is known to be a strong and vibrant contributor to the Virginia legal community. Her leadership roles include her current position with the Steering Committee of The Virginia Criminal Justice Committee and her past positions as the former Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary of the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar. She was also appointed to serve on the Felon’s Rights Restoration Advisory Committee by then Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. 

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