Felony Misdemeanor Attorney, Bristol Virginia

From the time that you are charged with a felony crime or misdemeanor offense, you have a constitutional right to legal counsel for every stage of your proceedings.

We can provide it.

For an experienced and accomplished criminal defense lawyer in Bristol, Virginia, contact the attorney at The Fleenor Law Firm. As a law firm, we are committed to providing aggressive, and effective criminal defense services to clients in Bristol and around the Tri-Cities.

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Felony and misdemeanor crime attorney J. Douglas Fleenor. is an excellent criminal attorney. He can provide you with the benefit of more than twenty years of experience.

We defend clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors that include:

DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving - Reckless Driving - Driving on Suspended License - Embezzlement - Speeding - Evading the Police - Juvenile Crime - Shoplifting - Auto Theft - Larceny - Uttering /Passing Bad Checks - Forgery - Check Fraud - Assault and Battery - Sex offenses - Drug offenses (including possession and possession with the intent to distribute)

There are no minor criminal convictions.

Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor traffic violation or a felony DUI, a sex offense or any drug offenses including possession and possession with the intent to distribute, our lawyer will see to it that you are given due process and a fair trial. If convicted, he will file an appeal on your behalf immediately when there are grounds to do so. Should it become necessary, he will actively encourage the court to consider beneficial sentencing options such as community service whenever possible.

Contact a skilled criminal defense lawyer in Bristol, Virginia today at the law offices of J. Douglas Fleenor.


If you are convicted of an offense that is deemed to be a felony in Virginia, the consequences are rather severe. The term felony is used to identify very serious criminal offenses. If you are charged with a felony offense in Virginia, it would be a grave mistake to not hire a criminal defense attorney.

The Fleenor Law Firm has offices located in Bristol Virginia.

If you have been charged with a felony in Virginia, call us at 276-466-3502, or email us immediately.

A number of different crimes are classified as felonies. Some examples of felony crimes are murder, burglary, arson, drug distribution of controlled substances, most sex crimes (rape, solicitation of a minor over the internet, child pornography), grand larceny. In most states a third offense of drunk driving is deemed to be a felony.

Punishments for a person convicted of a felony can range from probation to lengthy jail terms. Some of the other consequences of being convicted of a felony that most people don't realize at the time of conviction are: loss of your right to vote, extreme difficulty in finding employment, the loss of right to carry firearms, etc.

Do not go to court without a lawyer if you have been charged with a felony. Contact The Fleenor Law Firm immediately to meet with our Virginia criminal defense attorney who is experienced in defending clients charged with a felony. Doug Fleenor criminal defense lawyer will work with you to defend you. You can call us at 276-466-3502 and get the protection you need and deserve today.


Many people think of criminal offenses defined as misdemeanors in Virginia as something with minor ramifications. They are gravely mistaken. Although misdemeanors will usually result in lesser penalties than a felony, misdemeanors are criminal offenses in Virginia. Thus if you are convicted of a misdemeanor, you will have a criminal record. You may also be jailed for up to one year, face the potential of losing your job, losing your driver's license among other penalties. A lot of people in the United States don't realize that certain misdemeanors may be treated as an aggravated felony by the Bureau of Citizenship & Immigration Services (formerly known as the INS). Thus a conviction for a misdemeanor in Virginia may also result in deportation proceedings.

Don't take a chance with your criminal record. Do your best to keep it clean. If you have been charged with a crime that is a misdemeanor in Virginia and you don't want to take the chance of going to jail or possibly losing your job, hire a Virginia criminal defense attorney. We can help. We will meet with you and discuss your options honestly. We will tell you if we think you really need to hire an attorney or not.