Interest

Teaching law and police science at the college level, teaching FBI Agents at the FBI Academy, teaching Consumer Law and Criminal Law to lawyers.

Summary

With past clients including White House personnel, celebrities, CEOs, and professional athletes, attorney Thaddeus Furlong uses his experience in law enforcement to help clients navigate the legal system in a strategic and discreet way. Thaddeus Furlong is a veteran of the United States Navy and a former member of the Los Angeles (California) Police Department and the Fairfax County (Virginia) Police Department.

Thaddeus Furlong graduated in 1995 from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., with a Juris Doctor. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University, Los Angeles. Thaddeus Furlong finished first in his class at the Fairfax County Police Academy.

Today, Thaddeus Furlong works as Partner at Stone Furlong Drewniak PLLC, a northern Virginia criminal law firm with offices in Fredericksburg, Fairfax, and Stafford, Virginia. He is also a teacher and lecturer. Thaddeus Furlong gives many continuing education seminars to other attorneys, teaches as an Adjunct Professor at a local college, and instructs federal agents on police science at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Stone Furlong Drewniak is composed of lawyers with a background in law enforcement and the judicial system. With this experience, Thaddeus Furlong and his partners know what to look for when representing their clients. They practice all areas of criminal law, and defend DUIs and DWIs, drug crimes, property and sex crimes, traffic offenses, and any other criminal charge. Thaddeus Furlong believes the firm’s clients benefit from the law enforcement background that the partners bring to the courtroom.

Thaddeus Furlong is a military veteran. His service in the United States Navy included time on a nuclear submarine, as well as serving on the staff of the Commander Middle East Force. Thaddeus Furlong gives his time to the pro bono Consumer Law Seminar of the Fairfax County Bar Association, which teaches attorneys how to help those in need of low-cost legal services. For this service, he has been voted Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year.

Work History

Work History
May 2010 - Present

Partner/Attorney

Stone Furlong Drewniak PLLC

Partner in an aggressive multi-office Virginia criminal defense firm composed exclusively of attorneys who were prior law enforcement, including former police, prosecutors and a judge. Using our law enforcement training, we understand police procedure and the problems with certain police equipment and lab testing, like the maximum range of radar and laser, the problems with DUI breath test equipment, fingerprint issues, chain of custody, search and seizure, and drug protocol mistakes. With over 50 years of combined courtroom experience we teach other lawyers criminal law, evidence, trial practice and courtroom strategy. We also teach law and police science at the college level, and to federal agents at the FBI Academy. This allows us to keep up with the latest legal developments and forensic evidence collection and detection techniques.Our clients include Congressional staff, White House personnel, professional athletes, celebrities, CEOs, military, doctors, contractors, government workers, teachers, DEA, FBI, police, and other lawyers who value our combination of law enforcement and attorney skills. We offer flat fee pricing, payment plans, credit card payments, attorney access and a FREE initial consultation. Our main line (703-967-3655) is answered 24 hr a day.

2005 - 2010

Senior Attorney

Bose Law Firm, PLLC

The senior attorney in a firm providing high quality criminal and civil trial services across Virginia. Attorney Furlong, along with Attorney Drewniak of the firm, were responsible for the majority of cases listed on the firm's WINS page where years of successful results were posted. Supervised the Special Cases Unit handling sensitive sex crimes, celebrity arrests and politician situations requiring careful and discreet case management to avoid or reduce media exposure. Moot court judge, lecturer, college professor and CLE legal instructor. On civil cases, managed a large complex bank fraud case operating in state and federal courts at the same time and involving 18 law firms.

Education

Education
1995

JD

Georgetown University Law Center

Skills

Skills

Legal Instructor

--FBI Academy --Criminal Trial Practice CLE --Use of Evidence CLE --Use of Expert Witnesses CLE --Consumer Law CLE --Bankruptcy Seminar --Administration of Justice Courses --Legal Assisting Courses --State and Federal Moot Court --Civil Trial Practice Course --Police Science Courses --Adjunct Professor of Law

Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal law, traffic violations, DUII / DWI, homicide, arson, narcotics, embezzlement, animal cruelty, assault, bank robbery, DUI, Reckless Driving; sex offenses, computer crimes, robbery, burglary, felonies, misdemeanors, juvenile crimes, marijuana, cocaine, speeding Civil trials: breach of contract, fraud, debt collection, business litigation, accidents, truck driving litigation, bankruptcy - creditor's rights, landlord-tenant, consumer law

Certifications

Certifications

Bar Admission

Virginia State Bar

Bar Admission

U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Bar Admission

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Bar Admission

U.S. District Court, Western District, Virginia

Bar Admission

U.S. District Court, Easter District, Virginia

Bar Admission

Virginia Supreme Court