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Nina J. Ginsberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Alexandria, VA

DiMuroGinsberg P.C.
1101 King Street, Suite 610
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-684-4333
Fax: 703-548-3181
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Virginia Since: 1978
Education: Antioch Law School
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Constitutional Law
Attorney Profile

Nina J. Ginsberg has practiced criminal law for more than 40 years and has represented individuals and corporations in a wide range of matters, with a focus on national security law, white collar investigations and prosecution, financial and securities fraud, computer crime, copyright fraud, and professional ethics.  She is a frequent litigator in the federal courts for Eastern District of Virginia and is known for her experience in handling criminal cases in the “Rocket Docket.”

Nina has been an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for decades. She served three terms on the Board of Directors and was recently inducted as NACDL’s President. She also serves on the Board of NACDL’s Criminal Justice Foundation. Nina has chaired numerous committees and currently serves on the White Collar and National Security Committees.

Ms. Ginsberg also served multiple terms on the Virginia State Bar Council and on the Virginia State Bar's Board of Governors of the Criminal Law Section. Ms. Ginsberg has taught as an adjunct faculty member at the George Washington University and George Mason University Schools of Law and has taught the Virginia State Bar's Mandatory Professionalism Course. She is on the editorial board of the Criminal Law Advocacy Reporter and was an early member of the Practitioner's Advisory Committee to the U.S. Sentencing Commission.

About Nina J. Ginsberg

First Admitted: 1978, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Lawyer of the Year, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Washington DC's Women Leaders in the Law, Washington Post Magazine, 2012
  • Best Lawyers, Washingtonian Magazine, 2011
  • Top 75 Lawyers in Washington, Washingtonian Magazine, 2002
  • "AV" Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Presidential Commendation Award, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2019
  • George Mason Inn of Court, President, 2017
  • Virginia State Bar, Task Force on Indigent Defense, member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Forfeiture Committee, former vice-chair
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Amicus Committee, former chair
  • Bar of the District of Columbia, National Security Law Policy and Practice Committee, member
  • Virginia State Bar, Eighth District Grievance Committee, former member
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, International Law Committee, member
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, member
  • John Adams Project, former member
  • Virginia State Bar, Mandatory Course on Professionalism, former faculty
  • Virginia State Bar, Criminal Law Section, Board of Governors, member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Delegate to United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, member, 2014
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission, Practitioner Advisory Committee, former member
  • Virginia State Bar, Lawyers Malpractice Insurance Committee, former chair

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Office Location for Nina J. Ginsberg

1101 King Street
Suite 610
Alexandria, VA 22314

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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