Todd B. Stone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Richmond, VA

Stone Law Office
 | 101 Shockoe Slip, Suite K
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 554-0000
Fax: 804-554-0000
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Todd B. Stone, a former prosecutor in state and federal court, focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense matters. From the firm's office in Richmond, he provides thorough personalized representation to clients throughout central Virginia; including Richmond City, Henrico, Chesterfield, Hanover, Powhatan, Goochland Caroline and Dinwiddie counties and routinely travels to other parts of Virginia to represent clients charged with misdemeanor or felony offenses. Mr. Stone is admitted to practice in Virginia and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and he also handles personal injury and wrongful death litigation for clients who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties.

    Mr. Stone's criminal defense practice is quite varied, and it continues to be strongly enhanced by his previous experience as a prosecutor for the Commonwealth Attorney's Office in Richmond City, Henrico County and Rockingham County where he's handled several notable cases involving violent crimes and drug possession and distribution. He now harnesses his prosecution experience to defend clients vigorously for all types of criminal cases, including fraud, white collar crimes, drug trafficking, sex offenses, domestic violence, murder, and driving under the influence of alcohol and all felony and misdemeanor offenses.  Mr. Stone has been able to obtain many dismissals and acquittals, while in other instances, he has negotiated favorable plea bargain agreements with the prosecution. His successful track record since he has been in private practice has earned him a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.

    Mr. Stone has regularly appears as a legal analyst on several media outlets, including National Public Radio, the Washington Post, CNN, and other local television and new radio broadcasts. A recipient of a Bachelor of Science in business administration with honors from East Carolina University and the holder of an MBA from the University of Richmond, his legal education came at the University of Richmond School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1991 and a Masters of Business Administration in 1992.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Criminal Defense
    • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 10%Personal Injury - General
    Focus Areas

    Drug & Alcohol Violations, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Sex Offenses


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2009, 2019 - 2020

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    About Todd Stone

    Admitted: 1992, Virginia

    Professional Webpage:


    • Top Ten Attorneys
    • Ten Best
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    • Nation’s Top One Percent
    • Super Lawyer
    • Director’s Award, United States’ Attorney General, The Hon. Janet Reno

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1992
    • Member, Richmond Criminal Bar, 2001 – Present, 2001
    • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2003
    • Virginia, 1992

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation, Board of Directors

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Faculty, National College of District Attorneys Advocacy Center

    Educational Background:

    • University of Richmond School of Law; Juris Doctor, 1991
    • University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, M.B.A. in Business Administration, 1992
    • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, B.S. in Business Administration, Honors: With Honors, 1988

    Industry Groups

    • College Students
    • Criminal Defendants
    • Traffic Defendants


    • “Todd is an extremely experienced and conscientious trial lawyer. He thinks outside the box and as a result obtains excellent outcomes for his clients. He is well liked and very respected in the legal community. His experience as a former prosecutor has made him an outstanding defense attorney who is able to effectively anticipate and prepare for his opponent's approach to a case.”

    These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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    Office Location for Todd B. Stone

    101 Shockoe Slip
    Suite K
    Richmond, VA 23219

    Phone: (804) 554-0000

    Fax: 804-554-0000

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    Last Updated: 1/6/2020

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