Providing Zealous Criminal Defense For Over 40 Years

Aggressively Defending The Rights Of The Accused Since 1979

Being charged with a crime replaces your future with one huge question mark. Your freedom, your career, your good name and even your life are at risk. You need tenacious, experienced representation to protect your rights. At Whaley Paules, LLC, we understand what criminal charges can do to someone’s future. We’ve helped Virginia residents defend their rights for over four decades.

When our attorneys take a case, they’re in to win. We defend individuals in state and federal court against a variety of criminal charges.

Whaley Paules, LLC

What We Do

Federal Crimes

Federal Crimes

Felonious Assaults and Murder

Felonious Assaults and Murder

Robbery and Larceny

Robbery and Larceny

Serious Drug Offenses

Serious Drug Offenses

Firearm Offenses

Firearm Offenses

White Collar Crime

White Collar Crime

Trusted Criminal Defense For The Richmond Metropolitan Area And Throughout Virginia

Personalized Representation Meets Meticulous Preparation

In any criminal case, the prosecution must prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Our attorneys will not sit idly by while the prosecutor makes their case. Our proactive, aggressive approach to your defense leaves no option unexplored. Our founding attorney, C. David Whaley, has tried over 450 jury trials. We know once you’re in court, preparation goes a long way.

A statue of the lady of justice, holding the scales of justice and a sword next to a gavel and an open book.
Headshot of Attorney David Whaley

David Whaley

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Abigail Paules

Tenacious Defense For Federal And State Charges

Get The Help You Deserve

Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Peer Rated For Highest Level of Professional Excellence
Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year C. David Whaley: Criminal Defense: General Practice. Richmond 2021
Rated by Super Lawyers 10 Years: David Whaley.
U.S. News & World Report Rankings: Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms.