Emily Beckman


Emily Beckman is an experienced trial attorney with King, Campbell, & Poretz, PLLC, in Alexandria, Virginia, where she defends clients facing a wide range of criminal charges in Virginia and Maryland.  In her eight years as a trial attorney with the Alexandria, Virginia, Office of the Public Defender, Ms. Beckman represented hundreds of immigrants facing a variety of criminal charges – from DUI and driving without a license to robbery and other serious felony charges.  Before joining King, Campbell & Poretz, Ms. Beckman worked for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in Montgomery County, Maryland.  Ms. Beckman was a member of the Maryland OPD Immigration Team, and worked closely with Maryland OPD’s in-house immigration attorney to ensure her immigrant clients received competent advice on the immigration consequences of their pending charges.  Ms. Beckman is experienced at immigration-conscious plea bargaining and familiar with the practices of Northern Virginia state courts.  

Ms. Beckman earned her juris doctorate from Yale Law School where she was a Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal and clerked for Hon. Leonie M. Brinkema of the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. 

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Litigation & Appeals

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