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Thomas C. Soldan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Leesburg, VA

The Laurel Brigade Law Group
20 West Market Street, 2nd Floor
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-951-6880
Fax: 703-771-4991
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Thomas C. Soldan is Partner at Laurel Brigade Law Group who represents clients in Leesburg, Virginia, and Loudoun County, Virginia.  He represents clients in matters of personal injury, criminal defense and DUI/DWI throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, with an emphasis on cases in Northern Virginia and Central Virginia. With a passion for helping those who have been injured by another, as well as those who have been arrested or charged with a crime, he has dedicated his career to providing quality legal representation to the people of Virginia when they need it the most.

Mr. Soldan's criminal defense practice includes traffic violations such as reckless driving, DUI, and driving on a suspended license. Clients also come to him when they have been charged with any type of misdemeanor or felony including fraud, theft, juvenile delinquency, drug crimes and domestic violence.

Those who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents or the family members of a wrongful death case also seek his experience and knowledge during difficult times. His personal injury practice includes motor vehicle accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, dog bites and medical malpractice. 

After obtaining an undergraduate degree from Lafayette College, where Mr. Soldan earned Academic All-Patriot League status on the baseball diamond and honors in the classroom studying government-law and history, he attended the University of Georgia School of Law. There he graduated with his Juris Doctor and had the opportunity to help underprivileged families obtain their lawfully designated educational benefits during a Special Education Practicum.

With more than a decade of experience behind him, Mr. Soldan has worked with firms of all sizes, gaining valuable insight into criminal law and litigation matters. Before joining the firm, he spent eight years managing a growing regional criminal and civil litigation practice. He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as the federal courts of the Eastern District of Virginia and Western District of Virginia. 


Practice Areas
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent


1 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021

About Thomas C. Soldan

First Admitted: 2007, Virginia

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Right-Sizing: Customizing Corporate Compliance to the Small Corporation, w/ Kristen K. McGuffey, Esquire, Practising Law Institutue, Fall, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Judge, GMU Mock Trial Advocacy Programs

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Loudoun County Street Law participant 2016-2017
  • Member, Loudoun County Bar Association, 2013-present
  • Loudoun Leadership in the Law Camp volunteer 2010-present
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2008-present
  • AVVO 10.0 Rating, 2012-present; Client's Choice Award Winner, 2018-present
  • National College of DUI Defense, 2013-present


  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2012-presemt
  • President, Fauquier County Bar Association, 2011-2012
  • Honors Thesis
  • Cum Laude, Lafayette College


  • Fairfax Circuit Court - Favorable five figure settlement in I-495 accident case resulting in months of therapy but no permanent injury. , 2019
  • Loudoun Circuit Court - Settlement in Personal Injury Suit for 3.5x the Initial Offer. , 2021
  • Loudoun General District Court - DUI/Refusal - Not Guilty after establishing the Officer lacked Probable Cause for the Arrest. , 2021
  • Loudoun General District Court - Not Guilty for DUI 2nd in 5 Charge, Unreasonable Refusal and Open Container, 2020
  • Alexandria Circuit Court - Favorable settlement achieved in highly contested slip and fall case involving an icy sidewalk., 2019
  • Fairfax Circuit Court - Counsel of record as firm achieved high six-figure verdict in strongly contested medical malpractice, 2018
  • Arlington Circuit Court - Policy limits maximum in contested catastrophic injury case with multiple plaintiffs , 2018
  • Loudoun General District Court - Not Guilty verdict on three counts of violation of protective order, previously achieved not guilty on six counts against for same client in 2019. , 2020
  • Loudoun General District Court - Not Guilty finding on DUI 2nd offense charged with elevated BAC, 2019
  • Loudoun Circuit Court - Not Guilty verdict at Bench Trial for felony DUI offense, 2018
  • Loudoun County General District Court: DUI and Refusal case dismissed by judge after successfully arguing that the Commonwealth failed to show the officer had probable cause to make arrest., 2020
  • Fauquier County Circuit Court: Not Guilty Jury Verdict in brandishing of firearm charge involving a homeowner openly carrying a firearm on his property. , 2018
  • Loudoun County General District Court:  DUI case dismissed at trial after successfully keeping certificate of analysis out, 2019
  • Prince William County Circuit Court:  $85,000 settlement in contested low-speed collision case, 2018
  • Fauquier County General District Court: Reckless Driving by Speed (in excess of 80 mph) case reduced to Speeding upon negotiation with Commonwealth and State Trooper and review of client’s strong record in light of many miles driven in course of employment., 2020
  • Loudoun County Circuit Court: Not Guilty Jury Verdict in under 30 minutes deliberations for serious driving offense., 2018
  • Loudoun County Circuit Court:  Six figure settlement in workplace sexual abuse case , 2018
  • Stafford County General District Court:  Felony Uttering and Conspiracy charges dismissed nolle prosequi at the preliminary hearing after showing of inconsistent statements and conversations with Commonwealth Attorney, 2016
  • Fauquier County Circuit Court: Not Guilty Jury Verdict in brandishing of firearm charge involving an alleged road rage incident, 2019


  • $135,000 Settlement in Contested Motor Vehicle Claim in the Fairfax Circuit Court, 2019
  • $7,500 Settlement in False Imprisonment Case against Big Box Retailer, 2016
  • Successful Mediation and Settlement of Wrongful Death by Drowning Case, 2015
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Office Location for Thomas C. Soldan

20 West Market Street
2nd Floor
Leesburg, VA 20176

Phone: 703-951-6880

Fax: 703-771-4991

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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