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Law Offices of Glenn S Wainer

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Welcome to the Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer
Full-service firm that convert your legal problems into real solutions

Law Offices of Glenn S WainerAbout Us
The Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer is committed to providing affordable legal services for all of our clients, Whatever legal issues you need resolved, we have an experienced set of attorneys that can assist you.

Attorney Profiles

Glenn S. Wainer, Senior Attorney

Glenn S. Wainer graduated from St. Johns University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and later attended the Northern Virginia Law School where he obtained a Juris Doctorate Degree and received a Hornbook award for scholastic outstanding abilities. Mr. Wainer has been a practicing attorney in Virginia for over eighteen years and has a general practice.

Mr. Wainer grew up in Long Island, New York, and as a young man was influenced and guided by his father who had served in the military and was a lawyer and acting judge in the incorporated Village of Northport, New York. Mr. Wainer began working for his father’s legal practice at the age of 17 and learned the importance of loyalty, respect, service, diligence, confidentiality, hard work, perseverance and commitment, which are factors reflected in his present relationship with his clients.

Mr. Wainer is committed to his clients and his clients’ families’ possible life-changing consequences and truly understands the importance of appropriate legal representation and decisions and what is in the clients’ best interest.
Mr. Wainer has tried many cases, both civil and criminal cases and wrongful death cases and one of his cases has been written up in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

Mr. Wainer has extensive experience in civil and criminal matters, white collar crime, sexual abuse issues, child abuse, mediation, divorce, child custody, child support, DWI, speeding, reckless driving, all traffic matters, corporate litigation, drafting of business agreements and contracts, business sale settlements, immigration matters, personal injury, car
accidents, bankruptcies, civil and criminal suits.

Mr. Wainer is a member of the Virginia State Bar and a member of the Fairfax Bar Association.

Mr. Wainer is admitted to practice in all Courts of Virginia such as:

  • The Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Virginia,
  • The Eastern and Western District Federal Courts of Virginia,
  • The Eastern and Western Bankruptcy Court of Virginia,
  • The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals,
  • The U.S. Court of Federal Claims,
  • The U.S. Army Court of Military Review
  • The U.S. Air Force Court of Military Review
  • The U.S. Court of Military Appeals
  • The U.S. Navy Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals
  • The U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals

Jason A. Grant

Jason GrantAssociate Attorney

Legal Education:
Howard University School of Law, J.D.,

2005

Court Admissions:
Court of Appeals of Maryland
Jason A. Grant, a native of the Bronx, New York, is a 2002 graduate of the College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in African American Studies. Upon graduating from Syracuse University, Mr. Grant enrolled at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in May 2005.

Mr. Grant is a member of the Maryland State Bar, and was admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals of Maryland and all inferior courts in December 2005. Mr. Grant is also a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Grant is a member of the Board of Directors of Youth Now! – a non-profit organization located in Southeast Washington, D.C.

Attorney Services

The Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer is a general practice law firm serving clients in Manassas and Fairfax, VA and other areas of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. We are committed to providing high quality and experienced legal services in family law and divorce, bankruptcy, criminal defense, traffic violations, immigration, corporate law and personal injury cases. Whether you need a criminal defense attorney or personal injury lawyer, attorney Glenn S. Wainer brings years of experience and dedication to providing the very best legal representation to help his clients resolve their concerns in a variety of legal matters.

As a small law firm, The Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer is suitably equipped to provide personal attention to meeting the particular legal needs and concerns of each client. It is this commitment to offering legal assistance that our clients should expect and deserve.

We offer legal services in a variety of areas of legal practice and use creative means to assist our clients in making informed decisions about their cases and resolving the legal issues they encounter.

Family Law and Divorce

  • Legal separation, divorce, and marital property division
  • Spousal support and maintenance
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child custody, support and visitation
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Post-marital Separation Agreements

Bankruptcy

  • Chapter 7
  • Chapter 13

Adult and Criminal Defense

  • Drug possession
  • Assault and battery
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Rape
  • Larceny and theft crimes

Traffic Violations

  • Speeding Violations
  • Automobile Accident Violations
  • Reckless Driving
  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Driving with revoked or suspended license
  • Reinstatement of Driving Privileges

Read more about traffic violations
Immigration

  • Naturalization services
  • Temporary Protected Status
  • Employment Visas
  • Labor Certification
  • Family Petitions

Corporate

  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Business Incorporation
  • Loan Agreements
  • Leases
  • Asset Purchase Agreements

Personal Injury

  • Automobile accidents
  • Negligence

The Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer is committed to providing affordable legal services for all of our clients. If you are looking for family, corporate, personal injury, bankruptcy or criminal lawyers in Manassas or Fairfax, VA, please browse our website to learn more about our firm. If you have a legal issue you need to resolve please feel free to contact our office to schedule a consultation with a criminal attorney or injury lawyer.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Spanish is spoken in the office.

Helpful Internet Links

We want to share with you some Internet links, which we find useful for understanding the Virginia and Federal Laws a little better. Additionally, some informational links to important services can be found here.

Arlington County Courts

  • Arlington County General District Court
  • Arlington County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
  • Arlington County Circuit Court

Fairfax County Courts

  • Fairfax County General District Court
  • Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
  • Fairfax County Circuit Court
  • Loudoun County Courts
  • Loudoun County General District Court
  • Loudoun County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
  • Loudoun County Circuit Court

Prince Williams County Courts

  • Prince Williams County General District Court
  • Prince Williams County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
  • Prince Williams County Circuit Court

City of Alexandria Courts

  • City of Alexandria General District Court
  • City of Alexandria Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
  • City of Alexandria Circuit Court

City of Falls Church Courts

  • City of Falls Church General District and Juvenile & Domestic Relations Combined Courts

City of Fairfax Courts

  • City of Fairfax General District Court

Virginia State Law Library

  • The Collection
  • Public Law Libraries
  • Research Requests
  • Court of Appeals
  • Code of Virginia
  • Virginia State and Local Government
  • Supreme Court of Virginia

Immigration Informational Links

  • USCIS
  • American Immigration Law Foundation
  • Permanent Resident (Green Card)
  • Immigration Forms
  • Work Permit
  • Immigration Issues
  • Deportation
  • Immigration and Nationality
  • Human Rights Treaties

Federal Links

  • US Supreme Court
  • The Federal Judiciary
  • US Court of Appeals Opinions (4th Circuit)
  • US Bankruptcy Courts

Personal Injury Link

  • Spine Center: Chiropractic, Wellness Center, Health Newsletter

Glenn S. Wainer Blog

How a DUI arrest can haunt you for life

By Fri 1:32 PM On Sept. 3, 2013, San Francisco opened a seismically safe eastern span of the Bay Bridge. Not two hours later, the California Highway Patrol made its first DUI arrest on the bridge.

Whether it’s called driving under the influence (DUI), operating while intoxicated (OWI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), drunk driving is a nationwide problem of seismic magnitude. A majority of states use .08 percent as the legal level of intoxication for adults.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 10,228 people died in drunk driving crashes in 2011, accounting for 31 percent of all traffic deaths that year.

Driving under the influence (DUI)

When operating a motor vehicle, boat or watercraft in Virginia, you are legally considered driving or operating under the influence (DUI) if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is 0.08 percent or higher. You may be considered under the influence with a lower BAC if your ability to operate a motor vehicle, boat or water craft is impaired. If your driving is affected because you are under the influence of any drug, you may face the same penalties as driving under the influence of alcohol.

If you are involved in a motor vehicle crash and a law enforcement officer has probable cause, you can be arrested for DUI within three hours of the crash without a warrant and at any location.

New Change to Virginia’s Gun Law will take effect on July of 2012

New change to our current Virginia gun law will take effect on July 1st, 2012. As of right now, in the State of Virginia, an individual with a concealed gun permit may purchase multiple handguns in a period of one month, while a non-licensed individual may only buy one handgun during the same period of time. The new change in the gun law, starting on July 1st, 2012, will allow non-licensed individuals to purchase multiple handguns in a one month period of time. This is a major mile stone in favor of our constitution’s second amendment rights in Virginia.

Source: Attorney Glenn S. Wainer, 13 June 2012.

Secretary Napolitano Announces Deferred Action Process for Young People Who Are Low Enforcement Priorities

WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering into removal proceedings. Those who demonstrate that they meet the criteria will be eligible to receive deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and will be eligible to apply for work authorization.
“Our nation’s immigration laws must be enforced in a firm and sensible manner,” said Secretary Napolitano. “But they are not…

Starting in July, Virginia DUI means ignition interlock

On behalf of A. Mark Nicewicz, Esq posted in Drunk Driving on Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Interlock devices for DUI offenses have been a hot topic recently in Virginia and throughout the country. In fact, we previously discussed the pros and cons of new Virginia legislation that will require ignition interlock devices for first-time DUI offenders.

The new law, which was passed quickly by legislators, will go into effect in July and is expected to quadruple the number of Virginia residents required to install ignition interlock devices in their vehicles. That means about 18,000 people statewide will have to pay $480 for the installation of the device, which will stay in people’s cars for six…

Virginia and Fairfax emergency numbers

Save these numbers to your phone contacts BEFORE an emergency.

, TTY 703-204-2264
, TTY 711 (Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
, TTY 711
, TTY 711
: (1-800-367-7623), TTY 711
National Weather Service Updates:
: 1-800-752-7520 or 703-750-1400, TTY 711
: 1-800-544-5606, TTY 1-800-231-3238
outages and downed wires: 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357), TTY 711; view outage map
(Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative) outages and downed wires: 1-888-335-0500…

Law Students Play Key Role in Partnership Between National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, University of Virginia

As part of a new partnership between the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the University of Virginia, six interdisciplinary teams of UVA students — including law students — researched some of the nation’s most vexing conservation challenges in recent months and laid the groundwork for potential solutions.

The partnership — which is a collaboration between NFWF, the School of Law and the departments of Environmental Sciences and Biology— includes summer internships for UVA students at NFWF project sites, a new master’s degree program in conservation biology, and courses taught jointly by foundation staff and UVA faculty members, including Law School professor Leon…

Suspects in shooting, police assault caught in West Virginia

Two people wanted in connection with a Waynesboro shooting and an attempted vehicle assault on a police officer were arrested Monday in West Virginia.

Samuel Kevin Bridge, 26, and Ashley Nicole Knight, 24, were located in a wooded area in Buckhannon, W.Va., around 3:30 Monday afternoon.

They were being held for extradition in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in Bellington, W.Va.

U.S. Marshals, West Virginia State Police and the Upshur County Sheriff’s Office took Bridge and Knight into custody, according to a release by the Waynesboro police.

Bridge is charged with malicious wounding and three other offenses in connection with the April 3 shooting of Jeremiah Woodson, 36, at…

Arrests made after 3 rough up man in NW, steal iPad, iPhone

The man was on a corner, just four blocks north of the White House, in the heart of downtown Washington one night this week when something happened to him that has become disturbingly frequent in much of the city.

About 9:05 p.m. Wednesday at 16th and L streets NW, police said, three people roughed the man up and took two of the items that have become key targets of the street robberies plaguing the District. One was an iPad, police said, the other an iPhone.

As part of their effort to combat such robberies, police this week reported a high-level agreement to cut the value of stolen phones by halting service to them. But on Wednesday, it appeared that it was action at street level, and below, by police…

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The Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer trusts that our website has been helpful to you for your legal needs. If you have any further questions, or wish to communicate with an attorney at Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer about your legal needs, please do not hesitate to call our office at the number listed below, e-mail us or fill out the form on the right bar. We look forward to hearing from you.

It is our privilege to get to know you and respond to your needs. Please let us know how we can assist you.

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

5827 Columbia Pike
Suite 505
Falls Church , Virginia 22041

Phone: 703-931-6067

Fax: 703-671-7691

E-Mail: glennwainer@gswattorney.com

http://glennwainerattorney.com/

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