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Charles C. Cosby, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Richmond, VA

Charles C. Cosby, Jr., P.C.
1904 Byrd Avenue, Suite 301
Richmond, VA 23230-3029
Phone: 804-780-0311
Fax: 804-788-8008
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006
Licensed in Virginia Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

Charles C. Cosby, Jr. has been practicing in criminal law for over thirty years. He graduated from the T.C. Williams School of Law in 1977, and became a law clerk for the Virginia Supreme Court. After completing his tenure as a law clerk, he became an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Richmond and prosecuted criminal cases for four years .He completed the career prosecutor's course at the University of Houston, in Houston, Texas. He received a letter of recommendation from Richmond's chief of police for a particularly difficult prosecution that he handled successfully. Charles C. Cosby, Jr. resigned as a prosecutor in 1982 to begin his practice of law in criminal defense. Since entering private practice, Charles C. Cosby, Jr. has defended many publicized trials involving murder, embezzlement, sex offenses, drug distribution, and other serious types of cases. He has appeared as a guest speaker at the Virginia State Police Training Academy, the City of Richmond Police Department Training facility, and the Top Gun program at the College of William and Mary where drug prosecutors and investigators obtain training.   Areas of Practice: Criminal Law , DUI/DWI, Drug Charges, Traffic Violations, White Collar Crimes, Sex Crimes, Murder, Gun Charges.

About Charles C. Cosby, Jr.

First Admitted: 1977

Honors/Awards

  • Inclusion in Super Lawyers, 2006.

Educational Background

  • University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, J.D. – 1977; University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, M.A. – 1974, Major: English; University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, B.A. – 1972, With Honors; Honors: Awarded Seay Fellowship in Graduate Studies, Major: English.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Classes/Seminars: Taught "Legal Research & Library", University of Richmond; Guest Speaker, Virginia State Police Training Academy, City of Richmond Police Dept. Training Facility, Top-Gun Program at College of William and Mary Where Drug Prosecutors and Investigators Obtain Training.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Bar Admissions: Virginia, 1977 ; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1978 ; U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1978; Virginia Supreme Court, 1977.   Professional Associations and Memberships: Richmond Bar Association , National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers , Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers , Virginia State Bar; Virginia Bar Association.
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Office Location for Charles C. Cosby, Jr.

1904 Byrd Avenue
Suite 301
Richmond, VA 23230-3029

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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