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Criminal Appeals

Traffic Offenses
Vehicular Homicide
Driving Under the Influence
Reckless Driving
White Collar Crime
Virginia civil appellate lawyer

Norman Thomas represents persons convicted of felony and misdemeanor crimes, and traffic offenses such as DUI, reckless driving, and vehicular homicide, in the direct appeal of their convictions. 


During the course of his career, Mr. Thomas' experience as a defense attorney, prosecutor and judge provide a deep wealth of experience in a wide variety of criminal law matters. He has defended, prosecuted or presided over hundreds of criminal trials and hearings.  Norman served as a prosecutor for ten years of his career, culminating in a focus on homicide, including capital murder, robbery, sexual assault and other violent crime cases.


During his years as a judge, he presided over hundreds of criminal and traffic law trials and hearings, covering a full range of felony and misdemeanor offenses.


Norman possesses extensive knowledge and experience in constitutional law, trial evidence, exculpatory and impeachment evidence, discovery and procedural rules. He combines his wealth of experience with a passionate and thorough approach on behalf of his criminal appellate clients.  With his focus on direct appeals, he refers habeas corpus matters to other attorneys who specialize in that work.

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