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David R. Daugherty

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Manassas, VA

The Daugherty Law Firm
9315 Center Street, Suite 106
Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: 703-335-6468
Fax: 703-335-2582
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

When facing a criminal charge, being proactive is key. As an attorney at The Daugherty Law Firm, P.C., David R. Daugherty builds solid defenses for people in northern Virginia, including those in Manassas and Prince William, as well as those throughout the Washington, D.C., area. He has extensive experience handling cases that involve drunk driving, traffic violations, misdemeanors, drug crimes and felonies.

From the moment that clients reach out to Mr. Daugherty, he takes the appropriate measures to protect their rights. He counsels people on what to do in the immediate aftermath of an arrest and plans for the potential challenges that lie ahead. Knowing how stressful these situations are, Mr. Daugherty treats clients with compassion and provides honest insight into their case. He believes that clear communication is essential, which is why he returns phone calls promptly.

Each case Mr. Daugherty handles is unique, so he tailors a defense to suit a client’s circumstances. In some cases, negotiating with the prosecution may be the best way to resolve an issue. In others, going to trial may be optimal for protecting someone’s future. As a seasoned trial attorney, Mr. Daugherty has spent a significant amount of time in the courtroom defending people against charges that include reckless driving, drug possession and aggravated malicious wounding.

Mr. Daugherty received a Bachelor of Arts in economics in 2004 from Hampden-Sydney College. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 2008 from the Florida Coastal School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Board.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic Violations


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

About David R. Daugherty

First Admitted: 2008

Professional Webpage:


  • Virginia Super Lawyer Rising-Stars for Criminal Defense, 2015

Educational Background

  • Hampden-Sydney College, Economics
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Office Location for David R. Daugherty

9315 Center Street
Suite 106
Manassas, VA 20110

Phone: 703-335-6468

Fax: 703-335-2582

Last Updated: 9/6/2017

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