Why You Should Get a Lawyer for Petit Larceny: Your Essential Guide

America is a nation of larceny. Nearly 5.1 million acts of larceny and theft occurred nationwide in 2019. When people think of larceny, they often think of expensive pieces of property. Yet the average value of the property obtained through larceny was $1,162. Most people commit petit larceny, not grand larceny. But what is petit larceny in the…

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Reckless Driving
  • Felonies and Misdemeanors

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1985
  • District of Columbia, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1985
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1985
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1982
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Economics & Philosophy