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Christie Leary

Christie Leary

Leary Porter Law, PC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Insurance Claims...
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I rated this lawyer as high as a did because she is involved in many pro bono and community activities in the bar, she is an excellent advocate for her client, and she has the ability to explain things to people in a way that makes them feel important or helps them see the big picture without making them feel stupid.
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Summary

A native of Northern Virginia, Christie has litigated cases heard in the state courts of every jurisdiction in Northern Virginia, the District of Columbia, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Named by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star, Christie has tried bench and jury trials in criminal and civil matters ranging from traffic offenses to serious criminal offenses and complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases. While at Greenspun, Shapiro, Davis & Leary, P.C., along with her former partners Peter Greenspun and Jonathan Shapiro, Christie was a member of the defense team appointed to represent John Allen Muhammad, the "Beltway Sniper."

Christie’s practice focuses on criminal and traffic law, personal injury, medical malpractice and civil litigation. An active member of the Fairfax Bar Association (FBA), Christie serves as a member of the FBA Board of Directors and the Fairfax Law Foundation Board of Directors.

Christie received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Government from the College of William and Mary; and her Juris Doctor degree from George Mason University School of Law. While in law school, Christie was a member of the board of editors for the Journal of International Legal Studies and authored "The Political Offense Exception", which was published in Volume 5 of the journal. While in law school, Christie taught legal research, writing, and analysis to first-year law students. Christie served as an adjunct professor for the

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Virginia
4th Circuit
9th Circuit
D.C. Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Law Offices of Christie A. Leary, P.C.
- Current
Partner
Greenspun, Shapiro, Davis & Leary
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Attorney
Smolen Plevy
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Education
George Mason University
J.D. | Law
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College of William and Mary
B.A. | History and Government
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Awards
Virginia Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Washington D.C. Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Virginia Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Washington D.C. Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Virginia Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Washington D.C. Super Lawyer
Super Lawyer
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Emerging Leader
Fairfax Law Foundation
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
President's Award
Fairfax Bar Association
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
President's Award
Fairfax Bar Association
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
AV Peer Review Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Fairfax Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Board of Directors
Fairfax Law Foundation
Member
- Current
Activities: Board of Directors
George Mason American Inn of Court
Member
- Current
District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
Virginia State Bar
Member
- Current
Northern Virginia Women Attorneys Association
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
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Contact & Map
FAIRFAX OFFICE
10505 Judicial Drive, Suite 203
Fairfax, VA 22030
USA
Telephone: (703) 359-7111
Fax: (703) 543-5478
MANASSAS OFFICE
9300 West Courthouse Road
Suite 204
Manassas, VA 20110
USA