Mary M. Nerino

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fairfax, VA

Price Benowitz
 | 10505 Judicial Drive, Suite 101
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-340-8033
Fax: 703-991-0604
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Mary M. Nerino is an attorney with the Price Benowitz LLP law firm in Fairfax, Virginia. A top-rated, award-winning trial lawyer with more than six years of legal experience, Ms. Nerino focuses her practice almost exclusively on criminal law, and she provides exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout the Fairfax metro and surrounding areas who face charges for DUI/DWI or any other type of felony or misdemeanor offense.

    Upon earning her legal degree, Ms. Nerino worked as a post-graduate fellow with the Alexandria Office of the Public Defender. In this role, she acquired considerable experience handling all aspects of the criminal trial process for a broad range of cases. She then joined another prominent law firm in the area, where she handled felony and misdemeanor criminal cases as well as federal cases in district courts throughout her region. She also has extensive experience handling appeals before the Court of Appeals of Virginia.

    Before entering private practice, Ms. Nerino worked for two years with Teach for America, where she taught at a bilingual public school in Washington, D.C. Fluent in Spanish, she has also handled immigration-related matters for clients facing serious criminal charges that affect their immigration statuses.

    As an attorney, Ms. Nerino has proven herself a tireless and devoted legal advocate for those she serves, and she has achieved notable success helping her clients protect their rights and liberties while aggressively pursuing the most favorable outcomes on their behalf. Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, she has earned a Top 40 Under 40 ranking from The National Trial Lawyers for the past several years, and she has received the Clients' Choice Award and Superb client ratings on Avvo.

    A 2008 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Ms. Nerino obtained her Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2013. While there, she received the Calhoun Bond University Service Award, and she served as vice president of the Student Bar Association, vice justice for the Staples Chapter of the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity and member of the Moot Court Executive Board.

    Since entering private practice, Ms. Nerino has maintained active involvement in her legal community, and she is a member of the Arlington and American Bar Associations, the Virginia State Bar and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, among her other professional affiliations.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Criminal Defense
    • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


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    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

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    About Mary Nerino

    Admitted: 2013, Virginia

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    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Qualified as a Court-Appointed Attorney by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission in both felony and misdemeanor cases, 2014-present
    • Member of the Federal Bar, admitted to practice EDVA, 2014-present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of NACDL, 2019
    • Vice President and Member, Phi Alpha Delta, Staples Chapter

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Panelist at School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, #MeToo event at George Mason University, 2018

    Educational Background:

    • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2008
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    Office Location for Mary M. Nerino

    10505 Judicial Drive
    Suite 101
    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Phone: 703-340-8033

    Fax: 703-991-0604

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    Last Updated: 1/15/2021

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