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Virginia Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Alex J. Gordon and Carlos Wall Criminal Lawyer Attorney Virginia

Alex Gordon and Carlos Wall have helped more than 3,500 people accused of DUI, felony, and Reckless Driving charges in Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William County, Virginia.

ALEX J. GORDON Criminal Lawyer Attorney, Public Defender Virginia


Alex Gordon has more than 22 years of trial experience, serving as both an Assistant County Attorney in Florida and as a Senior Assistant Public Defender in Fairfax, Virginia.

During his career he has represented more than 2,500 clients charged with serious felonies and misdemeanors in Northern Virginia. Alex is a member of the Virginia Bar and the State Bars of Florida and Georgia. He is a member of the Fairfax Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Mr. Gordon earned a Bachelor of Science from James Madison University in 1991 and graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1994.

  • Criminal Defense
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Traffic Violations
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Virginia, 2000
  • Florida, 1994
  • Georgia, 1994
  • University of Georgia School of Law,
    Athens, Georgia, 1994 J.D.
  • James Madison University
    1991 Bachelor of Science
    Public Administration and Political Science
  • Virginia Bar Member
  • State Bar of Florida Member
  • State Bar of Georgia Member
  • Fairfax Bar Association Member
  • American Bar Association Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Member
CARLOS WALL Lawyer Attorney Virginia


Carlos Wall is a graduate of University of Virginia and the George Mason University School of Law. Carlos has extensive experience in Virginia courts including representation of clients before the Virginia Supreme Court. He has represented hundreds of individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony offenses and he brings considerable trial and post-trial experience to the firm.

Prior to joining The Gordon Law Firm, Carlos was an associate with Devine, Connell, and Sheldon LLC and served the community as an Assistant Public Defender in Fairfax County. In his previous employment, Mr. Wall was part of a team that defended several high-profile individuals, including Paul Powell, Larry Gooch, and John Allen Muhammad.

Carlos is also experienced in immigration law and post-conviction remedies, including appeals, habeas corpus, pardons, restoration of rights petitions, and other extraordinary writs. Mr. Wall was born in El Salvador and he has lived in various countries including Peru, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Ivory Coast and El Salvador. Mr. Wall is fluent in Spanish.

  • Muhammad v. Kelly, 575 F.3d 359 (4th Cir. 2009)
  • Muhammad v. Kelly, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73691 (E.D. Va., Sept. 24, 2008)
  • Parker v. Commonwealth, 654 S.E.2d 580 (Va. 2008)
  • Powell v. Kelly, 562 F.3d 656 (4th Cir. 2009)
  • Powell v. Kelly, 531 F.Supp. 2d 695 (E.D. Va., 2008)
  • Dowdy v. Commonwealth, 686 S.E.2d 710 (Va. 2009)
  • Powell v. Warden, 272 Va. 217 (2006)
  • The Protective Sweep Doctrine or the Profiling Sweep Doctrine? An Analysis of Eighth Circuit
  • Jurisprudence on the Protective Sweep Doctrine after United States v. Cash, 16 GEO. MASON U. CIV. RTS. L. J. 115 (2005)
  • Virginia, 2006
  • University of Virginia, B.A.
    Foreign Affairs
  • George Mason University
    School of Law, J.D.