Dontae Bugg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fairfax, VA

Bugg Law Firm, PLLC
 | 4103 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 401
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-591-4507
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Family Law (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General (10%)
Attorney Profile

Dontae Bugg, the founder of Bugg Law Firm, PLLC, is a skilled defense attorney for his clients in Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Bugg devotes his practice to the areas of criminal defense and family law. His criminal defense practice includes everything from misdemeanors to serious felonies, white collar crime and federal drug conspiracy matters. He also handles all aspects of divorce and child custody cases.

Before law school, Mr. Bugg attended the University of Maryland, graduating with his Bachelor of Arts in criminology and criminal justice in 2002. He then attended the University of Richmond School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2006. Mr. Bugg is admitted to practice in Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Bugg first went to work for the criminal defense law firm in Richmond, Virginia, where he gained invaluable experience in litigation and how to build a defense case. He then went on to work in Washington, D.C., at a family law firm before founding his own firm in 2010. Mr. Bugg has earned a reputation as a very skilled defense attorney, and he is rated as a perfect 10.0 by his peers through Avvo.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Bugg serves as the vice president of the Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association. He is also a member of the Order of Barristers, the Arlington County Bar Association and The Virginia Bar Association, along with the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Bugg has organized food and clothing drives to help those in need and has donated his services to people who could not otherwise afford an attorney.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Traffic Violations

Family Law (20%): Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Traffic Violations

Family Law: Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017

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About Dontae Bugg

Admitted: 2007, Virginia

Professional Webpage: http://www.bugglawfirm.com/attorney-profile/dontae-bugg-esq/

Honors and Awards:

  • School of Law Commencement Speaker, University of Richmond T. C. Williams School of Law
  • Mid-Atlantic NBLSA Moot Comt Competition, Semifinalist, University of Richmond T. C. Williams School of Law
  • John Marshall American Inn of Comt, Student Member, University of Richmond T. C. Williams School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association, Vice President
  • National Order of Barristers, Member
  • Arlington County Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Virginia Bar Association, Member
  • United States Supreme Court Bar, Member
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Fairfax Bar Association, GDC Committee Member(Sept.2015-Present)
  • Board of Directors, Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce, 2012-2014
  • Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association, Judicial Screening Committee, 2011-Present
  • Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association, Community Service  Committee Chair, 2012-2014
  • Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association, CLE Committee Chair, 2012-2014
  • George Mason American Inn of Court, Barrister Member
  • Federal Criminal Defense in the Eastern District of Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Commonwealth of Virginia

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Conunerce Fairfax County School Superintendent Liaison, 2013
  • Color of Justice Program, Mock Trial Pmticipant and Mentor, 2011
  • Alexandria City Recreational League 14 and Under Division, Basketball Coach, 2010
  • First and G.O.A.L. Foundation Annual Charity Basketball Game, Donor and Pmticipant, 2014
  • Newpo1t News Police Depmtment Feed the Homeless at the Holidays, 2002-2009
  • Heritage High Naval JROTC Program (Newport News, Virginia), Guest Speaker, 2011
  • Heritage High Naval JROTC Program (Newport News, Virginia), Guest Speaker, 2008
  • Heritage High Naval JROTC Program (Newport News, Virginia), Guest Speaker, 2003-2006
  • Epes Elementaty (Newpott News, Virginia), Guest Speaker, 2008-2010
  • Glen Allen High (Hemico, Virginia), Guest Speaker, 2013
  • Arlington Circu it Comt Constitutional Law Day Project, Mentor and Guest Speaker, 2013-2014
  • West Springfield Academy Criminal Justice Program, Guest Speaker, 2013
  • Edison Academy Criminal Justice Program, Guest Speaker, 2014-2015
  • Arlington Public Defender's Free Legal Advice Session, Guest Speaker, 2015
  • Kamp Kappa Street Law Program, Mock Trial Participant and Mentor, 2013-2015
  • Color of Justice Program, Mock Trial Pmticipant and Mentor, 2013-2015
  • Alexandria City Recreational League 14 and Under Division, Basketball Coach, 2012-2014

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland. During college, Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Honors: Member, Phi Alpha Delta pre-law fraternity, Honors: Captain of the Men’s Track and Field Team and an All-East performer in the men’s high hurdles, Honors: University of Maryland School Record for the Men’s 60-meter high hurdles, Honors: Member, Atlantic Coast Conference Scholar Athlete Award Winner Honors: Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Honor Roll
Office Location for Dontae Bugg

4103 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 401
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-591-4507

 

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Last Updated: 2/14/2017

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