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At King, Campbell, Poretz, and Mitchell, our practice focuses on federal and state criminal defense; general and complex civil litigation; family law; wills, trusts, and estate law. Our team brings more than 100 combined years of professional experience to your case along with numerous awards and recognitions from legal industry organizations. With offices in Alexandria and Leesburg, we take pride in having served the local Virginia communities in Fairfax, Prince William, and Arlington Counties since 2008 with dedicated advocacy, whether in criminal court, family court, or civil court. 

Our priority is to help you achieve an optimum outcome through comprehensive case preparation, skilled negotiation, or litigation. Our extensive trial experience includes hundreds of jury trials and thousands of bench trials. Our team has conducted trials for criminal charges ranging from misdemeanor traffic matters to capital murder. Our civil and family law clients include individuals, small business owners, and major corporations. We are here for everyone facing legal challenges, including the most complex of cases.

Contact King, Campbell, Poretz, and Mitchell to schedule a consultation with an Alexandria attorney about your case. We can be reached online or at (703) 468-8557. Hablamos Español.


What People Say

At King, Campbell, Poretz, and Mitchell, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "I'd recommend him to anyone in need of help. Very patient and understanding. Walks you through the entire process step by step"

    Mr. Ryan Campbell is The Great Lawyer! Very knowledgeable about the law and had my case dismissed!

    - Eduardo O.
    "Besides marrying my wife, hiring Joe King as my attorney was the best decision of my life."

    Right from the start, I felt like I was in good hands. I could tell Joe King really cared about my situation and believed me.

    - Mark T.
    "I needed an attorney for a traffic related ticket, that could have been very bad, and was referred to Joe King"

    Mr. King has the ability to really and truly listen, and then starts to strategize from a point of understanding.

    - Meti L.
    "You cannot find a better attorney than Joe King."

    From our initial meeting and throughout the process I had a 100% confidence I had made the right choice. Joe was easy to communicate with, very professional.

    - J.G.
    "Mr. Ryan Campbell has been a great lawyer to me. He listened very carefully and very patiently to every detail of my case."

    Mr. Campbell went above and beyond to defend me and I am great-full to have representing me.

    - Habte Z.
    "Evelyn represented me for my very complex divorce case."

    My case became so complex and Evelyn managed to be one step ahead each time. She kept me updated at every step.

    - Rinku S.
    "Sean Sherlock handled my DUI case back in 2020. I was scared and full of doubt."

    Mr. Sherlock is definitely for the people he represents.

    - Evin R.
    "Ms. Mitchell is that rare attorney that recognizes this rollercoaster and works to ease the transition, and sometimes brutal court case"

    I highly recommend Evelyn Mitchell, if your marriage must be dissolved she is a lawyer you can trust to watch for your best interests and bring you to a good conclusion.

    - Ross B.


At King, Campbell, Poretz, and Mitchell, our team understands that you have a wide selection of attorneys to choose from when you need legal help. We believe the quality of the firm you choose plays a major factor in how your case is handled and resolved. At our firm, we genuinely care about the people we represent who have entrusted us with what is often the most important issue in their lives. It may be an issue that can have enormous repercussions in the future. We never take that lightly.

You will always have direct access to your attorney when you work with our Alexandria attorneys. Your case will never be turned over to someone else.

  • Experienced Courtroom Performance
  • Personalized Service and Custom Solutions
  • Skilled Attorneys With Extensive Backgrounds
  • Over 100 Years of Combined Experience


  • Washingtonian
  • Super Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings
  • Top Criminal Defense Attorney by Avvo


  • Decades of experience in both state and federal courts.
  • Attorneys who have former Public Defender and Prosecutor experience.
  • A strong trial practice that has resulted in countless wins.
  • Representation in tens of thousands of cases.
  • Team members who have been listed as Virginia and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, recognized as Best Lawyers in America, Top 40 under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers, and a winner of the Avvo Client Choice award.
  • A team member who has earned the highest peer-reviewed rating of AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell®, the nation’s leading legal directory, for legal ability and ethical standards.

Our attorneys work as a team constantly sharing our knowledge and support on all cases. You may hire one of us but, in doing so, you will get the entire team behind your attorney.

Reach out to our firm today to book a consultation with an Alexandria lawyer by contacting us online or at (703) 468-8557.



At King, Campbell, Poretz, and Mitchell, we know that every legal challenge, dispute, or case is unique to the clients behind them. We start by listening to you, understanding your situation, your concerns, your goals, and the circumstances that make up the legal problem you present. Then we can give you an honest assessment of your case, how the law impacts it, and your available options. We know that every case requires a tailored approach that considers all of the factors unique to you. 

No matter how difficult you may think your criminal charges, divorce, civil dispute, or other issues may be, we have the professional knowledge and skills you need. We hold ourselves to the highest standards of serving our clients in seeking optimum results through investigation, the process of discovery, intensive case preparation, and beyond. Our team of attorneys in Alexandria is here to help you navigate the legal system, reduce your stress, and take the legal burden off your shoulders. 

We will be with you every step of the way with the advice and counsel you need.


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