Fairfax County Lawyers

Fairfax County Lawyers

TATE BYWATER Law Firm is your Fairfax County local attorney of choice due to our wealth of experience and expertise along with our dedication to providing positive outcomes for our clients.

Founded in 1972 by Douglas Bywater and James Tate, TATE BYWATER has become one of the top teams of attorneys in all of Fairfax County. From our humble beginnings of a small, solitary office in Vienna, Virginia, we’ve seen a good deal of change over the years, and we now have become a multi-office, full-service law firm which serves the entire Washington metropolitan area.


(703) 991-0605


Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm.

Saturdays by appointment.

Virginia Office

2740 Chain Bridge Road
VIenna, VA 22181

Maryland Office

3235 Lloyd Bowen Road
Saint Leonard, MD 20685

Though we’ve progressed as a law firm by a significant margin, we pride ourselves on the fact that we haven’t lost sight of what made us a team of high-quality Fairfax County lawyers in the first place — dedication to our clients.

Whether you hail from Fairfax, Lorton, Springfield, Annandale, Falls Church, Tyson, Reston, Centreville, Chantilly, Alexandria, or D.C. proper, we are a team of Fairfax County attorneys who is ready to help you combat life’s difficulties. Our experienced on-staff attorneys encompass a comprehensive range of specialties so that you can receive expert legal service while not having to break the proverbial piggy bank to do so.

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As our clients attest, we deliver positive results while treating our clients with the utmost respect and dignity. Whether you need to go to trial for a criminal matter, you need an experienced corporate law attorney, or you are interested in finding a Fairfax lawyer worth their salt with regards to family law, we are worth your consideration at TATE BYWATER. Our practice areas include:

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Traffic and Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Healthcare Provider Legal Representation
  • Immigration
  • Personal Injury
  • Qui Tam: Whistleblower
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning

AV® Preeminent™ Rating

On top of our comprehensive range of legal services, we have also been recognized as Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell® and all five partners are recognized as AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®. We are proud of this accomplishment as it speaks to the esteem in which we are held — not only by our clients, but by our peers as well. We’ve also had attorneys on staff who have been recognized by The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers and Super Lawyers.

We share this with you not to sing our own praises, but to let our prospective clients know that choosing TATE BYWATER as your legal representation means you will be receiving legal services of the highest order.

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With offices in Vienna, VA, and Saint Leonard, MD, we are conveniently located for many folks living in Fairfax County and beyond. But no matter where you call home, we are willing to assist in courts throughout Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Schedule your free consultation today.

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