Anna K. Dvorchik

Anna K. Dvorchik


Fairfax, Virginia


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia
    • J.D. (Cum Laude) - 2003
  • Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: History
Ms. Dvorchik offers representation in Commercial, Criminal and civil litigation, DUI/DWI and Traffic, Personal Injury and Consumer Litigation. Additionally, she provides advice on small business formation.

Ms. Dvorchik has been licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2003. She is licensed to practice before all state courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

As a law clerk for four different judges, Ms. Dvorchik has extensive experience managing complex litigation matters within federal and state courts. When litigation becomes necessary, Ms. Dvorchik's familiarity with the intricacies of local court procedures, excellent writing skills and practical experience litigating matters allows her to assertively advance her clients' interests. In criminal cases, she has tried multiple cases to judges and juries and has represented over 1300 clients.

After graduating from law school, she clerked for the Honorable Charles B. Day, Magistrate Judge, for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.  She then joined the Office of the Public Defender for the City and County of Fairfax. Anna left that office at the request of the Honorable M. Langhorne Keith, Circuit Court Judge for the County of Fairfax, to work as his law clerk. Upon his retirement, she clerked for his replacement, the Honorable Charles J. Maxfield. After her term expired with the court, she entered the private practice of criminal law with Yeager & Thelin where she remained until returning to the public defender's office.

In May 2010, at the request of the Fairfax County Circuit Court, she became a law clerk for the Honorable Brett A. Kassabian. In April 2011, Ms. Dvorchik formed her own law firm offering litigation support to law firms. She joined Protorae Law PLLC, after working extensively for the firm on multiple commercial litigation matters. At that firm her representative matters included fiduciary litigation, business torts litigation, commercial condominium disputes, business formation litigation, employment law and commercial litigation.

In February 2013, Ms. Dvorchik founded The Law Office of Anna K. Dvorchik, PLLC. During that time her representative matters included consumer litigation, defending small businesses in contractual disputes, criminal and traffic litigation, and landlord tenant matters.

Ms. Dvorchik received her law degree cum laude from Washington and Lee School of Law where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Environmental Law Digest and was active in the Women's Law Student Organization. She received her B.A. with distinction in History from Connecticut College in 1998. Additionally, she is a 1994 graduate of T.C. Williams High School.

Anna lives in the City of Alexandria Virginia with her husband, two children and her cat, Bill Goldberg.

Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case and do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case undertaken by the lawyer.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Consumer Law
  • Appeals

Professional Associations Memberships

  • Alexandria Bar Association, Member
  • Fairfax County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Honorable Brett A. Kassabian, Fairfax County Circuit Court, 2010
  • The Honorable Charles J. Maxfield, Fairfax County Circuit Court, 2007
  • The Honorable M. Langhorne Keith, Fairfax County Circuit Court, 2006
  • The Honorable Charles B. Day, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 2003-2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center Consumer Law Panel
  • National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, pro bono lawyer

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit