Federal Criminal Lawyer
Steve Duckett

AboutSteve Duckett

Steve Duckett has been practicing criminal defense law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for over 15 years. A Northern Virginia native, defense attorney Steve Duckett has spent his whole life in the area, aside from the few years he spent at college and law school. He has handled cases in the Virginia Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court, as well as Circuit and General District Courts throughout the Commonwealth. Steve’s familiarity with the region and extensive background defending criminal matters in Virginia gives him a keen insight into the process of local criminal cases.

Known for his proactive, creative trial techniques and professional discretion, Steve has successfully represented a variety of high-profile clients, including White House and Congressional staff members, CEOs, and professional athletes. Steve is dedicated to helping individuals who have been charged with criminal offenses. He believes in constant, open communication and is always available for clients when needed.


Steve received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Richmond in 1994. He graduated from Valparaiso University in Indiana with his J.D. and has since been practicing exclusively in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Involvement, Accolades, and Licenses

Widely regarded among his peers in the Virginia legal system, Steve is regularly consulted by fellow attorneys on criminal matters. He has created original lecture outlines for CLE courses and maintains a perfect 10/10 rating on AVVO.