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Robert L. Jenkins, JR.


Mr. Jenkins actively handles a variety of white collar crime matters in both state and federal courts. He is a graduate of the National Law Center at the George Washington University. Over the last 25 years Mr. Jenkins has successfully defended individuals accused of embezzlement, wire fraud, bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, conspiracy, theft of government property, aggravated identity theft, and tax related violations. He has tried more than 100 jury trials. In addition, Mr. Jenkins litigates matters on direct appeal as well as related post-conviction matters.

He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and has been admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, United States District Courts for the District of Colorado, Eastern District of Virginia, Western District of Virginia and District of Columbia. He has also been granted special permission to appear in matters before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, District of West Virginia, and the District of Maryland.

In 1998 Mr. Jenkins was inducted into the George Mason Inns of Court as a Barrister in recognition of his accomplishments in the legal field. In 2017, the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys honored him with an award for client satisfaction. In 2020, Mr. Jenkins was named to the top 10 list of criminal defense attorney’s in Northern Virginia by Attorney and Practice Magazine. He also holds professional memberships in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Jenkins has appeared as a legal commentator on local and national television. He has been featured on the reality series American Greed. Mr. Jenkins has been quoted in the both the Washington Post and Washington Times. He also routinely lectures as a Virginia Continuing Legal Education speaker on federal criminal defense issues. He is a life member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Delta Tau Legal Fraternity, and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity.

  • The Art of Concentration

    “Per a criminal matter I had in Alexandria federal court, where my supervisory release was revoked , where my relations were strained with the presiding Judge , it was through the complexity of Mr Jenkins professional background where Mr Jenkins strategically got me released after 3 days . Mr.Jenkins is a Master of the courtroom and a Master of Complex Litigation. Lastly it was at the hand of Mr Jenkins that I became aware of the IronMan competition. Ferose Khan”

  • "The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall"

    “Mr. Robert Jenkins: The Best in the business! Hands Down!!!! Thank you!!!!!!!!!”

  • Among the best attorneys in the DC area.

    “professionalism and was able to get my Father’s charges dropped completely. I was especially impressed with his ability to structure the case such that only a positive outcome was possible. There was no room for prosecution to attempt to stick the charge.

    Robert was able to swiftly overcome the constraints of COVID and even drove down to Virginia to push the case forward.

    Moving forward our family will exclusively work with Robert for all legal matters and I consider him to be among the best attorneys in the DC area.

    Outstanding quality.”

  • 10/10 recommend this law office.

    “Robert was super quick and helped me throughout the whole way. His clerk made sure I got everything I needed, and was in contact within under 30 minutes. Robert took his time to help me and guide me through the whole process. 10/10 recommend this law office.”

  • You will be more than satisfied.

    “Robert Jenkins is truly one of the best!! His knowledge and professionalism gave me piece of mind knowing he was always one step ahead. He was always accessible and responsive. I would definitely encourage anyone needing his services to give him a call. Yo”

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