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Steven Krieger

Steven Krieger

Practical Solutions. Honest Advice. For Everyone.
  • Landlord Tenant, Consumer Law, Construction Law ...
  • District of Columbia, Virginia
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
5.0/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Michael C Forster
Reviewed by Michael C Forster June 23, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
I have known Steven for a while and his professionalism and advocacy for clients is top notch.
Reviewed by Aaron W. May 16, 2022
Responsive and helpful
I consulted this attorney regarding a property law issue and received a quick response and helpful legal advice for a very reasonable fee. I would recommend this firm to anyone dealing with property law issues in Northern Virginia. Responsive and he lpful.
Reviewed by Jeffery T. April 11, 2022
Easy to deal with and resonable rates.........
I had worked with Steve and Katrina regarding the default on a promissory note. Steve called me on a Sunday afternoon, minutes after I had sent the email asking for a consult. He explained my options and Katrina did most of the leg work. Though it took some months to get the judgment they kept me up to date on the progress, billing was reasonable and always easy to understand, and I was very pleased in how the handled the matter. I highly recommend Steven’s service.
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Biography

We understand that finding the right attorney is critical and would welcome the opportunity to assess your situation, answer your questions, and explain our ability to help -- even if that means helping you find an attorney with more expertise related to your legal matter. We believe that everyone should have access to legal counsel.

We specialize in Residential Zoning, Consumer Protection Law, H-1B visa wage disputes, and Guardianship matters, but would be delighted to speak with you about any legal matter.

Each legal matter is unique and requires an individualized approach, specialized expertise, and an ability to adapt to external conditions. Whether your issue requires a few hours of our attention or a few years, we will always work to give you practical solutions and honest advice.

Practical Solutions
To determine the most practical solution, we help you analyze the following factors to determine the optimal way to proceed:
1) Harm you suffered (your damages);
2) Likelihood you will win (the merits of your case);
3) Cost to recover your damages (time, emotional, and financial); and
4) Likelihood of collecting your damages from the opposing party if you win.

Honest Advice
We expect you to rely on our experience, so you will always get an honest answer. If your case looks very promising, that is what we will tell you. If your case looks to be very challenging, that is what we will tell you. Most cases are somewhere in the middle, so we will help you assess your situation.

For Everyone
Too often, people forgo adequate legal counsel because they cannot find an appropriate counselor to help them navigate our legal system. No legal matter is trivial -- especially if this is your first substantial encounter with our legal system. If you think we may be able to assist you, please contact us. Even if you are fairly certain that your legal matter is outside of our practice areas, we are willing to help you find a qualified attorney.

Client Bill of Rights
-If you were wronged, it should be made right, and we will help you.
-We will give you honest answers and advice, but the decision is ultimately yours.
-Our communication with you will be in plain English with minimal legal jargon.
-Every client gets our best effort -- there are no "small" clients.
-We understand that your legal matter is the most important legal matter to you, whether damages are $100 or $100,000.
-If we cannot assist you, we will attempt to refer you to someone who can.
-Everyone should have access to our justice system.

Practice Areas
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Collections
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
Video Conferencing
  • Google Hangouts
  • Skype
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Rates: $1-$500 per hour. Retainer is usually required.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Steven Krieger Law, PLLC
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Education
UCLA School of Law
J.D.
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.B.A.
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Awards
Top Attorney
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Clients' Choice
Avvo
Top Lawyer - Civil Litigation
Legal Elite
Certifications
D.C. License
District of Columbia Bar
Virginia License
Virginia State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Steven Krieger Law Website
Blog
Steven Krieger Law Blog
Legal Answers
111 Questions Answered
Q. Non-competition and non-solicitation agreement
A: It really depends on the the specific terms of your prior agreement. Some non-compete provisions are not enforceable, but it really depends on the details. If you decide to retain a lawyer to assist you, I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
Q. My spouse has been accused (verbal and In Writing) of “forcing subordinates” to falsify documents (student grades).
A: You may need both, but it depends on the allegations in the complaint and if she's a named party. If not, and she simply wants to sue for the defamation, then you only need a defamation lawyer. I don't think the company's lawyer could properly represent her as well. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to retain counsel. Good luck.
Q. I gifted my son $18,500 to him, only so that he and his girlfriend could buy a house since then she has kicked him out.
A: If it was a gift, then it will be more challenging. But if it there was an agreement that this money was to be used to purchase a house such that the money was a condition to the agreement, then you'd have a stronger case. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to retain an attorney. Good luck.
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Steven Krieger Law, PLLC
2200 Wilson Blvd.
Suite 102
Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone: (703) 831-7707
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