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Virginia criminal lawyer Jay P. Mykytiuk is prepared to defend your rights if you are facing criminal charges in DC or Northern Virginia.


Criminal Defense Attorney Northern Virginia

If you have been charged with a crime in DC or Northern Virginia, you might feel overwhelmed and concerned about your future. When caught up in a criminal justice system that’s anything but just, it’s common to feel unsure of where to turn or who to depend on to make sure that your rights are secured and your liberties protected. No matter what type of criminal charges you are facing, Virginia criminal lawyer Jay P. Mykytiuk of Scrofano Law is here to help.

Jay P. Mykytiuk is a top-rated DC and Virginia criminal defense lawyer and former public defender. A leading expert in criminal justice, Mr. Mykytiuk has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, and he currently holds a 10.0 score from AVVO. He has written several criminal appeals and successfully overturned a multi-count embezzlement conviction.

With expertise spanning over a decade and ranging from Civil Protection Orders and domestic violence to DUI and serious felony matters including aggravated assaults, drug conspiracies, fraud, solicitation, and sex offenses, Mr. Mykytiuk’s dedication to preserving justice is unrivaled.

A recognized expert in criminal justice, The National Trial Lawyers has recognized Mr. Mykytiuk as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and he currently holds a 10.0 score from AVVO.

Call Jay P. Mykytiuk Trial Attorney to schedule a consultation on your case –  (202) 630-1522.

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Many lawyers view each client as simply a case number rather than as an individual whose future lies in jeopardy. Jay P. Mykytiuk of Scrofano Law is different. Our top priority is developing a detailed defense strategy that is customized to the unique facts of your case by personally consulting with you and evaluating the evidence against you.

Without a passionate Virginia criminal lawyer by your side, you remain in danger of being pushed through the criminal justice system in such a way that is convenient for police and prosecutors, but not always in a way that remains in your benefit. You need a lawyer who will defend your rights like they would their own. Jay P. Mykytiuk and the Scrofano Law team put their clients first and strive to get their lives back on track.

When it feels like the whole world has turned against you, our Virginia criminal lawyer have your back.


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A criminal charge needs to be dealt with in a quick, professional, and thorough manner. Anything less can threaten your liberty and future. Scrofano Law’s Jay P. Mykytiuk has an excellent record of success in litigating tough criminal defense cases. Mr. Mykytiuk dedicates his entire practice to criminal defense in DC and Northern Virginia, including:


Assault is a crime against a person that involves many different categories of crime and varying levels of severity based on the arrested person’s intent and the physical harm done to the victim. When facing criminal assault charges, a thorough investigation by an attorney can make all the difference.

Civil Protections

A restraining order taken out in Washington, DC is referred to as a Civil Protection Order (or “CPO”). It essentially involves filing a mini-lawsuit against an individual whom you have an “intra-family relationship” with. An experienced CPO lawyer can help you navigate the process and advise you on the possible options.

Drug Possession

Generally, there are three types of drug crimes — possession, possession with the intent to distribute, and distribution. Attorney Jay Mykytiuk has experience in both federal and state drug offenses in both Washington, DC and Northern Virginia.


Getting a DUI in Washington, DC can be a stressful event that causes lasting consequences to your life. Attorney Jay P. Mykytiuk is an experienced trial attorney who will fight to protect your rights and to achieve the best possible results based on the facts of your situation.

Federal Sex Crimes

Sex offenses charged in federal court are extremely serious and will warrant experienced federal criminal defense counsel. If you are under investigation or charged with a federal sex offense, it is important that you talk to an experienced and qualified federal criminal defense attorney.

Hit and Run

Otherwise known as “hit-and-run,” Leaving After Colliding may be charged in Washington, D.C. when a driver who has been in an auto accident which causes property damage, injury to a domestic animal, or personal injury, leaves the scene without waiting for police to arrive. Jay P. Mykytiuk has significant experience defending hit and run cases both in court and in the investigation stage.

Indecent Exposure

Indecent exposure is a crime that the State of Virginia takes very seriously. Being convicted of indecent exposure can result in extensive fines, jail time, and other long term penalties. If you have been charged with indecent exposure in Virginia, it is within your best interests to hire an attorney that has extensive experience in criminal defense.


Sexual solicitation and solicitation of prostitution are two misdemeanor crimes in the District of Columbia that typically involve an agreement between two people for sex or sex acts in exchange for money. Attorney Jay P. Mykytiuk has handled dozens of solicitation-related offenses and can help you navigate your way through the criminal justice system.

Reckless Driving

Although most traffic offenses are prosecuted in State courts, or in D.C, Superior Court, if these offenses occur on federal property they are prosecuted in Federal Court. If you have been charged with DWI or Reckless driving on the GW Parkway, you should consult a Virginia traffic lawyer with experience in Federal court and in Virginia traffic law.

Traffic Offenses

Several non-DUI traffic crimes exist in Washington, DC. The most common are driving with a suspended license, driving with no permit, reckless driving, and speed over thirty miles per hour. Attorney Jay P. Mykytiuk has extensive experience representing individuals who have been charged with traffic crimes in and around Northern Virginia.


Several types of theft offenses exist in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia, including first and second-degree theft, first and second-degree fraud, and shoplifting. Jay P. Mykyiuk has experience defending a variety of theft offenses in DC and Northern Virginia.

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Being accused of a crime can be terrifying. An imperfect justice system has placed a target on your back, and you’re left to jump through hoops while somebody else chooses your fate.

With Jay P. Mykytiuk of Scrofano Law on your side, you can rest assured that your future lies in good hands. Our Virginia criminal lawyer understands how to even the chances when it feels like it’s you against the world. Call (202) 505-5982 today to schedule a confidential case assessment and discover how we can make justice work for you rather than against you.


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