Carleton Penn III

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Biography

Attorney Carleton Penn III

Fairfax Criminal Defense Attorney Since 1982

Attorney Carleton Penn III graduated from George Mason University School of Law in 1981. A published author and lecturer on topics ranging from criminal defense to traffic law, Mr. Penn was admitted to practice in the state of Virginia in 1982. He is dedicated to helping present clients in the best possible light while aggressively defending their rights and future. As a skilled Fairfax criminal defense attorney with decades of experience, he has a comprehensive understanding of criminal law and utilizes his experience to bring about the best possible results for his clients. Publications
Nuts and Bolts of Defending DWI, 1988

Defending the Serious Traffic Offender, 1989
Classes/Seminars
Lecturer, Nuts and Bolts of Defending DWI, VTLA, 1988
Lecturer, Defending the Serious Traffic Offender, VTLA, 1989
Honors and Awards
President's Award, Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department, 2001
Professional Associations and Memberships
Fairfax Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee, 1982 - Present
Loudoun Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee
Virginia State Bar, 1982 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 1982 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Committee, 1989 - 1990
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Young Lawyers Section, Chairman, 1990
Virginia College of Criminal Defense
College of DUI Defense, 2008 - Present
George Mason University
School of Law Alumni Association

City of Fairfax Independence Day Parade Committee
Pro Bono Activities
Fairfax City Volunteer Fire Department, 1984 – Present


Fraternities/Sororities
Delta Theta Phi
Sigma Phi Epsilon

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Areas of Practice (19)

  • Criminal Law
  • DUI
  • Traffic Violations
  • Drug Crimes
  • Theft
  • Sex Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Hit and Run
  • Criminal Defense
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Failing to Signal
  • Reckless Driving
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Suspended License
  • DUID
  • Multiple DUI
  • Underage DUI
  • DUI Penalties
  • Theft Crimes

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-218-8326  Phone
571-459-2714  Fax
www.fairfaxcriminallaw.com/attorney-profile
University Attended:
Randolph-Macon College, B.A., History, 1977
Law School Attended:
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First admission:
1982
Admission:
1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; 1982, Virginia
Memberships:
Fairfax and Loudoun Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Member: Executive Counsel, 1990; Board of Governors, 1990); Virginia College of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National College for DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Leesburg, Virginia
ISLN:
904511879
Hobbies & interests:
Life Member, Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (19 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 01/23/18 in Driving While Intoxicated

    I have known Mr. Penn my entire legal career (including before that time when he was an emergency technician). This attorney is one of the brightest and most experienced criminal defense lawyers in Virginia. He advises his clients in black-and-whit... Read more

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    I have known Mr. Penn my entire legal career (including before that time when he was an emergency technician). This attorney is one of the brightest and most experienced criminal defense lawyers in Virginia. He advises his clients in black-and-white and tells them exactly what they are facing because he knows. He is highly regarded and highly recommended. Jeremy S. Letnick Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 01/15/18 in Criminal Law

    Carlton is an excellent attorney in and out of the courtroom.

    Carlton is an excellent attorney in and out of the courtroom. Read less

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (5 reviews)
  • 100% (5 recommendations)
  • Silver Client Champion
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 03/29/17 in Criminal Law.

    Mr Penn and his assistant, Jiatae, were very professional and friendly, easy to speak with concerning my issue. He gave me great advice and directed any needed actions on my own part to help them with my case. I was more then happy to do this/anyth... Read more

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    Mr Penn and his assistant, Jiatae, were very professional and friendly, easy to speak with concerning my issue. He gave me great advice and directed any needed actions on my own part to help them with my case. I was more then happy to do this/anything for them to resolve my problem. I am very happy with the court results of my case. Mr. Penn did a great job, great service oh my behalf and I would hire him again if ever needed! Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 09/23/13 in Appellate Practice.

    Carleton came highly recommended to me, and I couldn't’t of asked for a better representation for myself in the courtroom. Carleton will fight for justice where justice is deserved, and he has my recommendation and support 100%.

    Carleton came highly recommended to me, and I couldn't’t of asked for a better representation for myself in the courtroom. Carleton will fight for justice where justice is deserved, and he has my recommendation and support 100%. Read less

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