Jonathan P. Sheldon is a founding partner of Sheldon, Flood & Haywood, P.L.C., a criminal defense-focused law firm in Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Sheldon concentrates his practice in white collar criminal defense and appellate cases. He has been representing clients throughout the Fairfax area for more than 20 years.
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Mr. Sheldon went on to graduate at the top of his class from William & Mary Law School. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Virginia, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the Southern District of Texas and the District of Columbia, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Sheldon is chair of the Virginia State Bar's yearly conference on capital murder defense. He also belongs to the organization's criminal law section, where he serves as a council member.
Mr. Sheldon has served as a consultant for media including CNN, CBS News and television programs such as "Law & Order" and "Larry King Live." He also frequently serves as a speaker at conferences and seminars.
Giving back to his local community is also something that Mr. Sheldon enjoys. Once a month, he provides pro bono legal services to individuals in need of protective orders. He has also represented inmates and other individuals in need of legal help over the course of his years in practice.
Mr. Sheldon is the author of the only treatise on habeas corpus and post-conviction remedies in Virginia: “Virginia Law and Practice: Post-Conviction Remedies in Virginia,” VaCLE 2016, and is co-author of “Trial of Capital Murder Cases in Virginia,” VaCLE 2017.
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