Joseph A. Scrofano

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Washington, DC

Scrofano Law PC
 | 406 5th St NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-765-3175
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joseph A. Scrofano is the founder of Scrofano Law PC in Washington, D.C., where he concentrates his practice on defending individuals accused of crimes. Mr. Scrofano represents clients throughout the Washington, D.C., area in cases involving criminal traffic matters, DUI, fake IDs, weapons charges, hit-and-run, solicitation and more.

After graduating from the University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Scrofano earned his law degree from American University Washington College of Law. He also holds a master's degree in international affairs from American University and is a graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, the state courts of Maryland and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Before founding his own firm, Mr. Scrofano spent two years clerking for a judge in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, where he worked on hundreds of criminal cases.

Mr. Scrofano has received recognition and a number of awards over the course of his career for his work on behalf of clients. He is rated AV Preeminent,* the highest rating, by the attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell, and he received a top rating of 10 out of 10 from Avvo. He was also awarded Avvo's "Clients' Choice" award in 2014. Both the American Society of Legal Advocates and the National Trial Lawyers named him to their lists of prominent young lawyers.

Mr. Scrofano belongs to professional legal organizations including the District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland State Bar Association. He is also a founding member of the DUI Defense Lawyer's Association.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%): DUI/DWI

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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About Joseph Scrofano

Admitted: 2010, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: http://www.scrofanolaw.com/index.php/about-us/joseph-a-scrof...

Honors and Awards:

  • Rising Star by Super Lawyer's Magazine, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2014
  • Perfect 10 of 10 rating with AVVO
  • 2014 Client's Choice Award
  • AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Member
  • DUI Defense Lawyer's Association, Founding Member

Educational Background:

  • Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, Graduate 1 Course, 2014
  • Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyer's College, 2013
  • American University's School of International Service, Master’s Degree in International Relations, 2009
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. with Special Honors in English, 2005

Industry Groups

  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association (Founding Member)
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Trial Lawyers College Alumni
  • Office Location for Joseph A. Scrofano

    406 5th St NW
    Suite 100
    Washington, DC 20001

    Phone: 202-765-3175

     

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    Last Updated: 3/23/2017

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