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Over 140 Years of Collective Experience

Practicing Criminal, Civil, Business, Non-Profit, Family and Church Law

Results Driven Criminal Defenders

Our criminal lawyers have a track record
of aggressive advocacy

Thousands of Bench Trials

A former Federal Prosecutor, State Prosecutor,
and Public Defender working for you

The Nation's Leading National Church and
Nonprofit Law Experts

We will provide your organization with a
solid legal foundation

Hundreds of Jury Trials

Your case will get the kind of attention
& personal service it needs

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& Civil Litigation

With our lawyers, you will receive the personal
time and attention you deserve

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your business on track

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Helping you secure your brand
and license your creations

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We will help you protect your loved ones,
both now and in the future

Leesburg, Loudoun, Fairfax, Manassas & Winchester Attorneys Serving the Mid-atlantic

Rely on our experience in criminal defense, litigation, business, church & non-profit law, estate & family law, intellectual property & licensing & more

Not all legal cases are identical. The same goes for lawyers. Each of the Leesburg, Winchester & Manassas attorneys at Simms Showers LLP brings a distinct focus to our legal practice. As our client, you’ll find we raise the bar to deliver effective, aggressive and results-oriented advocacy. Our combined talent allows us to represent clients in a diverse number of legal areas.

Church, Nonprofit, Business & Intellectual Property Law

Church & Non-Profit Law

The attorneys at Simms Showers LLP are national experts in church and non-profit law. From church plants to global ministries, we have counseled a wide range of non-profit organizations. We provide the legal expertise to walk you through the initial stages of starting or incorporating a non-profit organization, to managing the every-day legal affairs, to protecting the organization against lawsuits. Throughout our history, our firm has dealt with almost every issue faced by tax exempt organizations.

Business & Intellectual Property Law

Whether you are an experienced businessman or a startup entrepreneur, a knowledgeable business attorney is a vital asset for your company. From business formation to contracts to commercial litigation, our attorneys help businesses avert disaster and provide them with solid legal foundations. Are you a startup wanting to incorporate your business? Are you looking to trademark your brand? Our lawyers are here to help!

Estate & Family Law

Do you know what will happen to your estate if something happens to you? If you don’t have a Will established, you have no control over how your property is divided or who will take care of your children. Do you have competent, emotionally-supportive legal counsel guiding you through your divorce or custody dispute? Whether you need to plan your estate, establish a guardianship, or are in the middle of a divorce or a custody dispute, our estate and family law attorneys are here to protect your family and your future.

Serving Leesburg, Loudoun County and All of Northern Virginia

Our main office is conveniently located two blocks from the County Courthouse in Leesburg, and we have satellite offices located in Winchester and Manassas. Simms Showers LLP represents clients throughout Northern Virginia:

  • Clarke County
  • Berryville
  • Frederick County
  • Winchester City
  • Fairfax County
  • Fairfax
  • Prince William County
  • Loudoun County
  • Leesburg
  • Sterling
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Civil, Commercial, Employment & Personal Injury

Civil lawsuits can be stressful — unless you have an experienced litigator fighting for you. Simms Showers LLP represents clients in most areas of civil litigation before federal, state and local courts, including trials, hearings, arbitrations and mediations. If you are facing losses due to someone else’s negligence or deliberate wrongdoing, our Leesburg civil litigation attorneys can help. We are prepared to conduct an investigation and provide you with the aggressive representation that your case deserves.

Employment Law

No one has the right to harass you at your place of work or deny you access to employee benefits. Simms Showers LLP protects the rights of workers from abusive colleagues or opportunistic management. Have you been the victim of workplace discrimination or wrongful termination? Do you believe that your employer violated your FLSA leave, or has subjected you to work overtime without pay? Our attorneys will stand up to your employer for you to help you receive the treatment in the workplace that you deserve.

Personal Injury

Our legal system offers protection under personal injury law to people who are seriously injured through the negligence or wrongful actions of others. Under Virginia’s contributory negligence law, you have the right to recover compensation as long as you did not contribute in any way to causing the injury.

Car accidents are the most common type of personal injury case and one of our personal injury lawyers can review your accident, gather evidence and identify liable parties to help you recover damages. Without an attorney, injury victims come up against insurance companies that use tactics to deny or delay their claims.

By putting a strong advocate on your side, you can level the playing field and receive the compensation you are entitled to by law. It is vital to seek legal help when someone else is at fault for your injury – especially when you have serious personal injuries such as head trauma or spinal damage.

Criminal Defense & Traffic Violations

When you are charged with a crime, you have a lot to lose — your money, your freedom, your reputation, and your future. That’s why it’s crucial to obtain reliable criminal defense representation. Our seasoned trial lawyers are former criminal prosecutors, so they are intimately familiar with the judicial system and are well-prepared to protect your civil liberties. Let us use our knowledge and experience to fight for the best outcome possible in your case.

Leesburg Criminal Defense
Winchester Criminal Defense
Manassas Criminal Defense


Driving under the influence (DUI) and driving while intoxicated (DWI) are criminal charges and you have the right to an attorney for your defense. Breathalyzers which measure alcohol content are not foolproof, and DUI lawyers can often challenge the results. However, if you are convicted of a DUI, the penalties include jail time, fines, and license revocation.

If you are arrested for drunk driving, you have the right to consult with a DUI lawyer prior to taking a chemical test. When asked by law enforcement officers if you want to speak with a lawyer, say yes. It cannot be held against you. Call us today for guidance to protect your rights.

Traffic Violations

Did you recently receive a traffic citation? In Virginia, traffic violations remain on your driving record and the point accumulations will affect your insurance rates. They can even lead to a license revocation. The greater the miles per hour exceeding the speed limit, the more serious the speeding violation. For some charges, however, you can have your record sealed or destroyed through a process called an expungement. Call us today if you would like to know if this is an option for you.

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What Our Clients Are Saying
  • "I paid you guys for your expertise and hard work, but as a bonus I also received your prayers plus real love and concern- how awesome is that! And that’s what makes you stand out from the rest of the people who do what you do. God loved on me through [Kyle], Caleb, and Rob."

    – A Family Law Client

  • "We would like to thank [Mr. Showers] and your firm for handling our settlement case involving [our family member] and bringing it to an agreeable close. We appreciate the manner in which you handled everything, and the sensitivity with which you treated us during such a painful time. You and Mr. Hebda made the experience less painful, less stressful and less invasive than I'm sure it would have been otherwise."

    – Mary & Bill S., clients for whom we achieved a $650,000 wrongful death settlement in a case with difficult facts

  • "I wanted to again express my sincerest thanks and gratitude to [Attorneys Rob Showers and Justin Coleman] for all of your help... You have been extraordinarily helpful, and professional, and respectful, and friendly, and compassionate. You have answered all of our questions, given us solutions, and even mediated... You both were truly meant to do what you do and it shows! It's also a great comfort to be able to receive help from fellow brethren in Jesus."

    – A Church & Nonprofit Law Client

  • "Mr. Mann was simply excellent. He reviewed the charges, explained everything clearly and suggested what we needed to do. On the day, he arrived at court promptly, followed through with what he explained he would do and was able to get the charges brought down to a simple infraction."
  • "Mr. Kershner is an excellent lawyer. He goes the extra mile to make sure his clients are pleased of the outcome of their cases. It was a pleasure working with Mr. Kershner and I won't hesitate to use his services again!"
  • "We've relied on Simms Showers for all our legal consultation from day one. Experience, Expertise, and Accessibility. Highly recommended."

    – Pastor Tim White, Winchester Baptist Church

  • "I highly recommend Mr. Mann as an attorney. He is extraordinarily professional and knowledgeable about the law. He took on a legal case for me. He listened to my perspectives and provided clear insights into the legal process."
  • "I have needed to use Caleb twice now and both times I have been nothing but satisfied. From a minor traffic ticket to defense in a criminal charge, he has done everything he could to insure the best outcome for me."
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Leesburg, Winchester & Manassas Attorney FAQs
I have been charged with a crime — what do I do now?

Do not speak to anyone. When the police say you have the right to remain silent, they mean it. You may accidentally incriminate yourself and help the police build a case against you. Instead, contact Simms Showers LLP immediately for a FREE PHONE CONSULTATION on your criminal case.

How serious is my charge of reckless driving?

Very serious. Reckless driving in Virginia is a Class 1 misdemeanor criminal charge. The maximum penalty for this offense is 12 months in jail and a $2,500 fine. You need an experienced attorney who has handled thousands of traffic cases.

If I receive a prison sentence, what are the odds I will be paroled?

Non-existent. The Commonwealth of Virginia no longer has parole.

How serious is my charge of reckless driving?

Very serious. Reckless driving in Virginia is a Class 1 misdemeanor criminal charge. The maximum penalty for this offense is 12 months in jail and a $2,500 fine. You need an experienced attorney who has handled thousands of traffic cases.

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Meet our Northern Virginia Team
H. Robert Showers, Esq.
Caleb A. Kershner, Esq.
Justin R. Coleman, Esq.
William B. Mann, Esq.
Daniel J. Hebda, Esq.
Elyse M. Smith, Esq.
Elton Van Welton, Esq
J. Caleb Jones, Esq.
Gigi Lawless, Esq.
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Contact the Leesburg, Winchester & Loudoun County Attorneys of Simms Showers LLP today

Simms Showers LLP is conveniently located two blocks from the Loudoun County Courthouse. Our criminal defense firm offers a free phone consultation for criminal or personal injury cases. Se habla español. Call Simms Showers LLP for quality legal counsel today at 703-997-7821 or contact us online.

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