Peter D. Greenspun

Peter D. Greenspun: Attorney with Greenspun Shapiro PC
  • Attorney at Greenspun Shapiro PC (5 Attorneys)
  • 3955 Chain Bridge Road, Fl 2, Fairfax, VA 22030
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Biography

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Peter Greenspun graduated from LaSalle College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1975 and obtained his Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law in 1978. Widely considered by his peers as an expert litigator, Peter has advocated for the rights of his clients in criminal and civil matters ranging from the simplest to the most complex. With 30 years of experience trying countless cases, Peter has obtained exceptional results in local, state, and federal trial and appellate courts. Since 1997 Peter has repeatedly been recognized by the Washingtonian Magazine as being among the best lawyers in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. In December 2007, he was the highest ranked Virginia lawyer at number 14. Peter has also been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 1999, and has been listed by Virginia Business for five years in a row as a member of "The Legal Elite." In recognition of his commitment to high ethical and professional standards, Peter has been awarded the prestigious AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Peter has tried numerous high-profile, unusual and complex cases throughout his career. He is also a regular speaker and lecturer on trial technique and strategy at continuing legal education seminars throughout Virginia and is a past President of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Fairfax Bar Association and the Fairfax Bar Foundation.

Fairfax Bar Foundation (Board of Directors, 1991—; Treasurer, 2006; President-Elect, 2006-2007; President, 1994-1995 and 2007-2008).

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Complex Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
703-352-0100  Phone
703-591-7268  Fax
www.greenspunlaw.com
University Attended:
LaSalle College, B.S., 1975
Law School Attended:
George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 1978
Year of First admission:
1978
Admission:
1978, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia; 1978, Virginia; 1996, District of Columbia
Memberships:
Fairfax County, Fairfax (Member, Board of Directors, 1987-1992; President, 1990-1991; Member, Housing Committee; Member, Long Range Membership and Planning Committee, 2001; Member, Judicial Selection Committee; Past Chairman, General District Court Committee; Past Chairman, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee; Past Chairman, Criminal Law Section; Past Chairman, Program Committee; Past Chairman, Long Range Planning Committee; Speaker and Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Seminars), Virginia State (Bar Council, 1991-1997; Member, Criminal Law Section Council, 1991-1995; Member, Professionalism Committee, 1992-1995; Member, Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1991-1996; Member, Committee on Federal Judgeships, 1998-—; Member, Criminal Law and Litigation Sections) Federal and American (Vice Chair, Criminal Justice Committee of the General Practice Section, 1991-1992; Delegate, House of Delegates, 1993-1994, 2004-2008; Member, Criminal Justice and Litigation Sections) Bar Associations; The American Association for Justice; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (Member: 1980— Past Chairman, Criminal Law Section, 1994); Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 1993—; President, 1995 and 2007-2008; Treasurer, 2006); National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; George Mason American Inns of Court; Virginia Criminal Justice Policy Group, 1990-1995; Northern Virginia Legal Services Lead Giver Campaign (Board Member, 2001—); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America..
Reported Cases:
Commonwealth v. Marv Albert, Commonwealth v. John Allen Muhammad; Commonwealth v. Alfredo Prieto.
ISLN:
906888764
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
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  • Peer Reviews

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

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    Client Reviews

    • 4.9/5.0 (2 reviews)
    • 100% (2 recommendations)
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.5/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 08/23/10 in Criminal Law.

      Peter is amazing! No stone is left unturned. He is a true professional in addition to just being a really nice guy. I retained him to represent my son in a DUI case.

      Peter is amazing! No stone is left unturned. He is a true professional in addition to just being a really nice guy. I retained him to represent my son in a DUI case. Read less

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    • Recommended 4.8/5.0 Rated on 06/17/10 in Criminal Law.

      Peter jumped into my case and in a short period of time resolved it when another lawyer could not. He was recommended to me by a friend of mine who was also an attorney in the area at the time.

      Peter jumped into my case and in a short period of time resolved it when another lawyer could not. He was recommended to me by a friend of mine who was also an attorney in the area at the time. Read less

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