Jessica N. Carmichael

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Alexandria, VA

Harris, Carmichael, & Ellis, PLLC
 | 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-879-2241
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jessica N. Carmichael is a co-founder of Harris & Carmichael, a criminal defense law firm in Alexandria, Virginia. She represents people accused of crimes in both state and federal court, in cases involving assault, bribery, drug crimes, DUI, mortgage fraud, sex crimes, traffic offenses and other charges in Alexandria and throughout Virginia. Her clients have included military officers, law enforcement personnel, business owners, activists, prominent athletes and other high-profile individuals, and she has defended many clients in cases that received attention in the mass media.

After graduating with a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Cincinnati, Ms. Carmichael earned her law degree from Boston College Law School. While a law student, she received several awards for oral advocacy. Before co-founding her current firm, Ms. Carmichael served as a clerk for two federal judges in Norfolk, Virginia. She also worked for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs and served with the U.S. embassy in Manama, Bahrain.

Active in legal organizations, Ms. Carmichael belongs to the Alexandria Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She also enjoys volunteering her time and giving back to her local community, regularly serving as a judge for moot court and mock trial events at law schools within the region.

The National Trial Lawyers organization named Ms. Carmichael to its list of the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40 and to its list of the top 100 trial lawyers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (100%): Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Jessica Carmichael

Admitted: 2009, Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.harriscarmichael.com/jessica-carmichael

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Alexandria Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Educational Background:

  • University of Cincinnati, Bachelors of Arts in communications
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Office Location for Jessica N. Carmichael

1800 Diagonal Road
Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314

Phone: 703-879-2241

 

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Last Updated: 6/22/2017

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