Our Practice

Criminal Defense

  • DWI | DUI
  • Reckless Driving
  • Larceny
  • Assault & Battery
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Distribution
  • Gun Charges
  • Every criminal matter

Areas We Serve

  • Fairfax County, including Herndon, Vienna, & Fairfax City
  • Prince William County, including Dumfries, Haymarket, Manassas City, Manassas Park, & Occoquan
  • Arlington County
  • Alexandria
  • Loudoun County
  • Fauquier County

A Team in Your Corner

Our legal team meets daily to discuss cases and develop strategies. This means that no matter who you go with in our firm, the expertise of the whole team weighs in on your case. 

Our Approach

At Dischley Law, we specialize in producing results that protect your livelihood. We are dedicated to understanding what results you need and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them. 

Our Team

David J. Dischley, Managing Partner

David J. Dischley is a preeminent lawyer handling criminal matters in Northern Virginia

Attorney Dischley is a U.S. Marine, Former Prosecutor, and distinguished defense attorney in Northern Virginia.  He has handled countless criminal cases with proven results.

Sean A. Sherlock, Partner

Sean A. Sherlock is a legal powerhouse in Northern Virginia and a Top 40 under 40!

Attorney Sherlock is a former Prosecutor and has worked for high powered civil litigation firm in Washington, DC.  He has dominated the arena of DWI, DUI, and Reckless Driving cases in Northern Virginia earning himself numerous accolades in Criminal Defense.

Patrick T. O'Brien - Partner


After 10 years as a prosecutor, Patrick O'Brien has handled numerous serious criminal cases.  He brings that expertise and knowledge to Dischley Law's clients to help defend them in all Northern Virginia Jursidictions