Mark A. Andrews is routinely recognized as one of the top DWI/DUI and Criminal Defense attorneys in the Hampton Roads area. He received his undergraduate degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Andrews received his Juris Doctor degree, in 2003, from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in Virginia. He was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2003. He currently resides in Chesapeake, Virginia with his family.
Mr. Andrews gained valuable litigation experience as a Senior Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney (Prosecutor) for the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Newport News, Virginia. He also prosecuted offenses as a Special Prosecutor for the City of Chesapeake, Virginia. These experiences gave Mr. Andrews insight and understanding into the investigative process and procedures used by the police and Commonwealth Attorneys/Prosecutors.
Mark Andrews regularly receives client referrals from law firms and attorneys whose clients have been charged with a criminal and/or traffic offense. Mr. Andrews' background, experience, and professionalism help him to achieve the best possible outcome for his clients.
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
National College for DUI Defense
Virginia Bar Association
Virginia Beach Bar Association
Chesapeake Bar Association
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
The National Trial Lawyers
The National Advocacy for DUI Defense
American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, “10 Best” in Virginia – client satisfaction, 2014-2020
“Best Criminal Defense Firm in Chesapeake”, Best Businesses 2015-2020
“Top Lawyers of Coastal Virginia”, Coastal Va. Magazine 2015-2020
The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, “Top 100 DUI Lawyers in Virginia”, 2013 -2020
The National Trial Lawyers, “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Virginia”, 2012 – 2020
The National Trial Lawyers, “Top 40 Trial Lawyers under 40 years of age”, 2012 and 2013
Recognized in Virginia Business magazine's "Legal Elite – Criminal Law", 2019 - 2022
Recognized in Law & Politics magazine's “Super Lawyers – Rising Star”, 2010, 2011, 2012, & 2013
Recognized in Hampton Roads magazine's “Super Lawyers, Top Attorneys in Hampton Roads” Rising Star, 2010, 2011, 2012, & 2013
“Client's Choice Award” Avvo.com – 2012-2020