James Abrenio


James Abrenio has been trying cases in Northern Virginia Courts for nearly a decade. His practice focuses primarily on criminal defense and personal injury law. He also aids Ben Glass in medical malpractice claims. James is actively involved in the Northern Virginia legal community, spends much of his free time assisting with pro bono and community service matters, and is well respected among his peers.

Professional Honors:

  • Virginia Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2016)

  • Avvo Superb Rating (10/10) (2013 to present)

  • National Trial Lawyer’s Top 40 Under 40 (2013, 2014)

Leadership & Association Positions:

  • National Alliance on Mental Health of Northern Virginia Director

  • Fairfax General District Court Committee Member

  • Fairfax Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee Member

  • National College for DUI Defense

  • Virginia Trial Lawyer’s Association

  • Fairfax Bar Association

  • National Asian Pacific Bar Association

Past Employment:

  • Assistant Public Defender, Leesburg Public Defender’s Office  

  • Associate Attorney, Greenspun, Shapiro, Davis & Leary, PC


  • JD, Syracuse University College of Law  

  • BA, University of Virginia  

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law

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