William B. Mann, Esq. is an attorney representing clients throughout Northern Virginia. is an experienced attorney named Loudoun's Top 40 under 40 by the Loudoun Business Journal who has worked for the Department of Justice, Loudoun Public Defender, and in private practice in Northern Virginia.
He has successfully tried many complex criminal and civil cases throughout Northern Virginia.
Operating as usual
Mexican Roe v. Wade
Mexico Supreme Court rules abortion not a crime MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion, unanimously annulling several provisions of a law from Coahuila — a state on the Texas border — that had made abortion a criminal act.
Robert E. Lee faces defeat once again
Va. Supreme Court clears way for removal of Lee monument in Richmond - Virginia Mercury The Supreme Court of Virginia cleared the way Thursday for Gov. Ralph Northam to remove the Lee Monument in Richmond, one of the largest Confederate memorials in the state. In two opinions issued Thursday, the Court denied challenges by a small group of neighbors and an heir to the family that initi...
Pandemic could lead to mass clemency of nonviolent drug offenders
White House Weighs Clemency to Keep Some Drug Offenders Confined at Home Biden officials are exploring what should be done with inmates in home confinement whenever the pandemic emergency ends.
Posthumous pardons granted in Virginia
'These men were executed because they were Black and that's not right': Northam pardons Martinsville Seven who were executed in 1949 r**e case Seven Black men executed 70 years ago for the r**e of a white woman in Martinsville were granted posthumous pardons Tuesday by Gov. Ralph Northam acknowledging they were denied due
Virginia Supreme Court upholds Loudoun ruling
State Supreme Court Upholds Ruling to Reinstate Teacher Opposed to Transgender Policy - Loudoun Now The Virginia Supreme Court upheld a circuit court judge’s decision to reinstate Byron “Tanner” Cross to his teaching position, from
R. Kelly trial keeps getting worse...
Man testifies against R. Kelly in s*x-trafficking trial NEW YORK (AP) — After several days of testimony from women claiming they were groomed and s*xually abused by R.
Questions regarding criminal, traffic, or civil law cases in Virginia?
Contact William B. Mann and his team at Simms Showers LLP
Loudoun County Attorneys | Leesburg, Wi******er & Manassas Each of the Loudoun County attorneys at Simms Showers LLP brings a distinct focus, we raise the bar to deliver aggressive advocacy and results.
Major Trial Delayed in Loudoun
Trial Delayed for Walmart Shooting Suspect - Loudoun Now A delay in receiving ballistic reports has prompted a postponement in the trial of Steven Thodos, who is charged with
Petition filed before circuit court to remove school board member
Petition Filed Seeking Barts Removal from School Board - Loudoun Now Fight for Schools, the group leading the charge in the efforts to remove Loudoun County School Board members, filed a
Virginia unlikely to create new ma*****na misdemeanor law
New ma*****na penalty unlikely, Virginia lawmakers say Virginians caught possessing more than an ounce of ma*****na, the state’s legal limit, but less than a pound of the drug, stand to face a light, $25 civil penalty. The
New ma*****na law leads to charges
Chesterfield man charged with possessing too many pot plants in violation of Virginia's new law A 57-year-old Chesterfield County man was arrested last week on felony charges after authorities found more than 50 suspected ma*****na plants in his truck and home, far more than the
Loudoun celebrates new judge
Sinclair Taylor, Loudoun’s First Black Judge, Celebrated - Loudoun Now Loudoun’s first Black judge was celebrated at a formal investiture ceremony packed with friends, family and other judge in the
Judge furious when jurors don't show up for murder trial
Outraged judge delays Danville murder trial after not enough potential jurors show up Danville Circuit Court Judge James Reynolds calls it a "damning statement on our community."
Disorderly Conduct Case at School Board goes to trial
Smith Found Guilty in School Board Scuffle - Loudoun Now The man who found himself splashed across TV screens and newspaper pages, being dragged from the Loudoun County School Board
Judge in Virginia overturns murder conviction
Judge overturns murder conviction of 2019 shooting involving an 18 year old A Chesterfield County judge reversed the murder conviction of a suspect linked to the 2019 homicide of an 18-year-old.
Loudoun School Board faces more legal challenges
Two Teachers Ask to Join Lawsuit Challenging Loudoun School Division's Transgender Policy - Loudoun Now The legal team representing Byron “Tanner” Cross, the teacher placed on leave after criticizing the Loudoun County Public Schools’ transgender
Congrats to Dominique Callins! Or should we say Judge Callins
Loudoun Attorney Elected to State Court of Appeals - Loudoun Now Dominique Callins, a family law attorney based in Leesburg, has been elected by the General Assembly to the Virginia Court
Mask Mandates are back
Virginia health commissioner issues universal indoor mask mandate for K-12 schools Students, teachers and staff at Virginia's public and private K-12 schools must wear a mask while indoors under a new public health order Gov. Ralph Northam's administration issued Thursday.
Congrats to Simms Showers own Dominique Callins !
Amid concerns over transparency, Democrats announce eight finalists for appellate judgeships Democrats in control of the General Assembly on Monday announced the names of their eight choices for the eight open spots on the Court of Appeals of Virginia. The slate
Loudoun schools to require masks
LCPS to require all students, staff to wear masks in school starting Aug. 26 Loudoun County Public Schools will require all students and staff to wear masks regardless of vaccination status starting Aug. 26, according to a letter sent to families and staff on
Contact William B. Mann and his team at Simms Showers LLP for your questions regarding criminal and civil law. #703 771-4671
Leesburg Assault & Battery Attorney Our Leesburg assault & battery attorneys work to get the charges against you dismissed or reduced, and fight for you in court if necessary.
Loudoun Supreme Court Justice to retire
Justice Mims is leaving Virginia Supreme Court next year Virginia Supreme Court Justice William C. Mims, a former state delegate, senator and Virginia attorney general, will not seek reappointment when his current term on the high court expires on
3 Years for Murder in Loudoun
Leesburg man sentenced to 10 years for 2020 murder Joseph Lucio III, 21, of Leesburg was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Monday for the 2020 murder of Joel Rodriguez-Quezada, according to the Leesburg Police Department.
Loudoun Teacher case set for trial in September
Trial date scheduled in case of suspended school teacher A trial in the case of a suspended Leesburg Elementary School teacher who had said publicly he would not refer to transgender students by their chosen names or pronouns has
7 Years for setting off his own explosives
Virginia man sentenced to seven years in explosives case A Richlands, Virginia, man, who authorities said was injured in 2020 by his own illegal explosives, will serve seven years in federal prison.
Law Enforcement faces mental health crisis
Is the Safety Net Broken?: Closure of State Mental Health Facilities Felt Locally - Loudoun Now A recent decision by the state’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services to close admission at five of the
First Capitol Rioter due to be sentenced
Capitol rioter who breached Senate faces 1st felony sentence CHICAGO (AP) — A Florida man who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag is scheduled to become the first Jan. 6 rioter sentenced for a felony, in a hearing that will help set a benchmark for punishment in similar cases.
Legal hail mary overturns jury verdict
Chesterfield judge sets aside jury's verdict that found man guilty of killing teen who stole car A Chesterfield County judge has set aside a jury’s verdict that found a Chester man guilty of fatally shooting a teen he chased down after the teen stole a car
Homicide reported in Loudoun County
Murder Charge Filed in Fatal Round Hill Stabbing - Loudoun Now A Round Hill man has been charged with second degree murder in the stabbing death that occurred Saturday morning at
Questions about Ma*****na Legalization? Contact William B. Mann and Simms Showers LLP #703 771 4671
Ma*****na will be legal in Virginia on July 1. Here’s what is and isn’t permitted under the new law. - Virginia Mercury This story was originally published on April 7, 2021, and was updated June 24, 2021. On July 1, Virginia becomes the first state in the South to legalize ma*****na. “The time has come,” said House Majority Leader Charniele Herring, D-Alexandria, as the legislation she sponsored passed earlier ye...
Bill Cosby could be freed
Bill Cosby’s s*x assault conviction overturned by court PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s s*x assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case.
Buying and selling ma*****na will remain illegal but possession laws are changing July 1
Cannabis in Virginia: What you need to know Starting Thursday, Virginians can legally grow and possess ma*****na. Here's what you need to know.
Major changes coming to Virginia sentencing guidelines
Defendants who assist police or show remorse for crimes could benefit from new Va. sentencing guidelines Defendants who provide substantial assistance to police or prosecutors, accept responsibility for their crimes or express genuine remorse in the eyes of a judge could receive sentence reductions that are
Many remain incarcerated for felony ma*****na offenses
Ma*****na legalization starts July 1. Addressing the impact of prohibition is unfinished work. A messy process to legalize the drug is ahead. Kisare Bundy had been on probation for most of his adult life when, at 22, a ma*****na possession charge sent him to prison for just under a decade.
New Virginia Laws taking effect July 1
A look at Virginia laws that go into effect Thursday Most new laws approved earlier this year by the Virginia General Assembly go into effect on Thursday.
|Monday||9am - 6pm|
|Tuesday||9am - 6pm|
|Wednesday||9am - 6pm|
|Thursday||9am - 6pm|
|Friday||9am - 6pm|
Simms Showers provides comprehensive legal representation across a variety of areas, including church & non-profit law, civil litigation, criminal defense, business law, intellectual property law, and family & estate law.
We focus all our professional energies on providing quality criminal defense to every client.
Caleb Kershner: A local defense attorney who fights for you!
Because you are INNOCENT until proven guilty! We are a boutique practice with a heavy concentration on DWI and other Serious Traffic cases.
The Experience you need, the Commitment you deserve to get you the Results you desire. DWI, Traffic and Criminal Defense Auto Accident Injuries
Virginia Criminal Lawyer Thomas Soldan has spent his career fighting for the rights of individuals charged with criminal offenses.
If you need a skilled Fairfax criminal defense, call Carleton Penn III at (703) 293-5910. He brings over 30 years of experience to each case.
A full service Domestic Relations, Criminal Defense Firm, Wills and Trusts, and Personal Injury Firm with representation in Loudoun and Fairfax County.
For over a decade, Sarah Bruns has been aggressively protecting the rights of her clients in Northern Virginia in matters of Family Law, Criminal Defense, and Drunk Driving (DUI/DWI) Defense.
"Nothing could be easier. One phone call and all my CLE for all my states is covered!"
Kazem & Kazem is dedicated to delivering high-quality legal services in diverse practice areas in Loudoun and throughout the Commonwealth.