David Dischley is an experienced criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor helping clients throughout Northern Virginia. David handles all types of criminal cases including drug offenses, DUI | DWI, reckless driving, assault and battery. David began his career as an Assistant Commonwealth Attorney (Prosecutor). As a prosecutor, David learned that effective criminal representation makes all the difference. David chose to become a criminal defense lawyer to help those charged with criminal offenses get the help they deserve and produce the results they need. David is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, a SuperLawyers Rising Star, and a member of the Top 100 National Trial Lawyers. David earned his law degree from George Mason University School of Law. David is a United States Marine and uses that experience to aggressively defend his clients throughout Virginia.
- Criminal Law
- DUI & DWI
- White Collar Crime
- Traffic Tickets
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- EDVA, U.S. District Court
- VAWD, U.S. District Court
- English: Spoken, Written
- Assistant Commonwealth Attorney
- Loudoun Commonwealth Attorney
- George Mason University School of Law
- J.D. (2006) | Law
- Honors: Graduated in top half of class
- George Mason University
- B.S. (2003) | Administration of Justice
- Honors: Graduated with Distinction Golden Key International Honor Society
- Northern Virginia Community College
- (2000) Administration of Justice
- Honors: Graduated Cum Laude Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- Arlington Bar Association  # 73703
- From Prosecutor to Defense Lawyer
- New York Times
- Warrenton Town Police , Legal Update , Warrenton Police Department
- The Law Office of David J. Dischley, PLC
- Provided legal update for inservice training for Law Enforcement
- Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- National Association of Trial Lawyers
- Q. Can I move out on probation if I’m considered ‘low-risk’ at 18?
- A: Assuming you are 18 years old and on adult probation, the probation officer shouldn't have to contact your mother. Provided you are not ordered to remain in your current residence, talking through this issue with the Probation Officer should result in you being able to move provided it is in the same jurisdiction and you are not moving out of state.
- Q. I'm in the military and found guilty of DUI in 2012. How can I reinstate my driving privileges in Virginia?
- A: Unfortunately, in Virginia, you will have to comply with the DMV requirements to get reinstated. This is going to include, paying a reinstatement fee, attending VASAP, and carrying FR-44 insurance for 3 years. DMV makes it difficult to on out of state people.