Dennis M. Mersberger

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Alexandria, VA

Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC
 | 100 North Pitt Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3105
Phone: 703-549-5335
Fax: 703-739-1357
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%)
Attorney Profile

Co-founder of Schmergel & Mersberger, PLC, Dennis M. Mersberger is a criminal defense attorney with more than a decade of experience representing clients in northern Virginia. In both federal and state courts throughout Virginia, he defends juveniles and adults who are facing criminal charges. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Virginia and before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Mr. Mersberger earned his Juris Doctor from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School. Prior to attending law school, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1996 in English literature from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, and attended the Nottingham Trent University in Nottingham, England.

Whether it is through plea negotiations or a criminal trial, Mr. Mersberger is fierce in defending the rights of his clients. Some of the criminal matters he handles are assault and battery, burglary, criminal conspiracy, criminal forfeiture, criminal appeals, criminal investigation, criminal fraud, driver’s license suspension, felonies, forgery, driving while intoxicated, DUI/DWI, hit-and-run, criminal prosecution, money laundering, misdemeanors, parole and probation, search and seizure, post-conviction remedies, stalking, shoplifting, traffic violations, theft, wire fraud, weapons charges, wiretapping and extortion. Mr. Mersberger also works with clients to have their records expunged, helping to set them up for a successful future.

A member of the Alexandria Bar Association and the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar, Mr. Mersberger is the past committee chair for the Lawyer Referral Service of the Alexandria Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


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Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Dennis Mersberger

Admitted: 2003, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Alexandria Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service, Committee Chair
  • Virginia State Bar, Member, Criminal Law Section
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 2005
  • Virginia, 2003

Educational Background:

  • University of Nottingham Trent, Nottingham, England
  • Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, B.A., English Literature, 1996
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Office Location for Dennis M. Mersberger

100 North Pitt Street
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3105

Phone: 703-549-5335

Fax: 703-739-1357

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Last Updated: 1/7/2020

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