Sheila Moheb

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Roanoke, Virginia

Moheb Legal Defense PLLC
Sheila Moheb
Moheb Legal Defense PLLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Family Law; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 2011

Education: University of Richmond School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024

Moheb Legal Defense PLLC

133 Salem Ave SW
Suite 100
Roanoke, VA 24011 Visit website


Sheila Moheb is the managing partner of Moheb Legal Defense, PLLC, in Roanoke, Virginia, where she excels in a wide array of criminal defense matters. At her law firm, Ms. Moheb accepts clients throughout the counties of Roanoke, Rockbridge, Alleghany, Franklin, Montgomery, and Bedford, as well as the communities of Christiansburg, Blacksburg,  Salem, Lexington, and Radford.

Ms. Moheb is committed to defending those accused of a full range of minor and major offenses such as drug charges,  violent crimes, gun charges, internet crimes, juvenile charges and more. Having developed an interest in criminal defense early in her career, Ms. Moheb is known for her patience, compassion and professionalism when dealing with clients and their families during a difficult and uncertain period.

Ms. Moheb obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English and sociology from the University of Richmond, where she also minored in women’s, gender and sexuality studies, graduated with honors and earned a place on the dean’s list. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Moheb served as editor-in-chief of the Richmond Journal of Law and The Public Interest.

Today, Ms. Moheb is admitted to practice law in Virginia and Georgia, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia. She is an active member of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Inns of Court and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Family Law

Focus areas

Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Sex Offenses

First Admitted: 2011, Virginia

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Jamming the Revolving Door: Legislative Setbacks for Mental Health Court Systems in Virginia, 14 RICH. J.L. & PUB. INT. 29, 2010  
Educational Background:
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia, B.A., Major: English and Sociology, Minor: Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Honors: With Honors, Honors: Dean's List
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia  
  • Virginia
  • American Inns of Court, Member
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Virginia State Bar - Pro Bono Honor Roll  , 2022

Office location for Sheila Moheb

133 Salem Ave SW
Suite 100
Roanoke, VA 24011

Phone: 540-491-9606


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024

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