Daniel Lopez graduated from the George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C. in 1996. During his law school years, Mr. Lopez clerked for the United States Court of Claims. He also had an internship at AYUDA, a non-profit organization that assists immigrants. Upon graduation, Mr. Lopez clerked for the Connecticut Superior Court in New Haven, Connecticut where he worked closely with the judges on a variety of civil and criminal matters. In 1997, Mr. Lopez joined the Office of the Public Defender in Fairfax County, Virginia. In 2001, Mr. Lopez co-founded the law firm of Lopez, Meleen & Sprano, PLC, and in 2009, Mr. Lopez joined Briglia Hundley Nuttall & Kay, PC.
Throughout his career. Mr. Lopez’s primary areas of practice have been criminal defense and immigration litigation. He has diverse experience in handling the most serious of cases. Mr. Lopez has successfully litigated thousands of cases throughout Northern Virginia including: DUI/DWI, reckless driving, drug distribution, fraud, larceny, embezzlement, rape, robbery and murder. He is certified by Virginia to serve as a lead attorney in the defense of capital murder cases. His broad experience and skills allow Mr. Lopez to effectively litigate numerous complex issues including large white-collar conspiracies or cases based on DNA analysis. Mr. Lopez has taken over 50 to cases to trial before a jury.
Mr. Lopez’s years of dedicated and professional service have earned him the respect of judges and prosecutors throughout the courts of Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County and the City of Alexandria.