Meet Ann M. Thayer

Ann M. Thayer

Ann M. Thayer

Partner/Criminal Defense/DWI Defense/Juvenile Defense Attorney
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  • Taylor Law Company
  • 10605 Judicial Drive Suite A-5 Fairfax, Virginia 22030
  • 703 385 5529

Ms. Ann M. Thayer practices in the areas of DUI, criminal, and traffic defense as a partner and one of the Fairfax lawyers at Taylor Law Company. She is passionate about representing juveniles and adults who face charges. She also handles civil protective orders. Her ability to clearly communicate with clients makes her an ideal choice as a Fairfax criminal defense lawyer. She is admitted to practice in Virginia and is also a member of the Virginia State Bar, Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar, Fairfax County Bar Association, and the Criminal Section in Fairfax.  Ms. Thayer attended Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice in 2000. Attending Widener School of Law in Harrisburg, PA, Ms. Thayer worked with the Prince William County Attorney’s Office and The Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) in Warner Robins, GA as an intern before obtaining her Juris Doctorate in 2004.

Following law school, Ms. Thayer worked on several mergers and acquisitions as a contract attorney with various firms in the Virginia and Washington, D.C. area. Ms. Thayer then worked for the Fredericksburg Public Defender’s Office where she represented hundreds of indigent defendants in a variety of misdemeanor and felony offenses including rape and other sexual assault charges, assault and battery, shoplifting and larceny, and drug offenses. While with the Fredericksburg Public Defender’s Office Ms. Thayer appeared in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts, General District Courts, and Circuit Courts in The City of Fredericksburg and the Counties of Spotsylvania, Stafford, and King George.

Following her work at the Public Defender’s Officer, Ms. Thayer worked for T. Kevin Wilson where she became a member of National College for DUI Defense and attended several national trainings on DUI. She also continued her work in criminal and traffic. Ms. Thayer then went on to work for Price Benowitz, LLP where she managed the Fairfax office and continued her practice handling DUI, Criminal, and Traffic offenses. Ms. Thayer prides herself on her ability to communicate with, understand, and work together with her clients in representing their interests and comes to us with substantial experience in defending juveniles and adults charged with a misdemeanor and felony traffic and criminal offenses, including the most serious and complex of such matters.

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Listed below is Ms. Thayer education and experience. 


JD, Widener University School of Law, 2004

B.A., Roanoke College, 2000


Virginia, 2004


National College of DUI Defense, General Member since 2007

Founding Member of DUI Defense Lawyers Association since 2015

Virginia State Bar Member since 2004

Fairfax County Bar Association Member (Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Committee Member, General Distrit Court Committee Member)

Virginia Womens Attorney Association  Member

Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member

If you are currently facing drug possession charges in Fairfax or a DUI or juvenile offense and need someone on your side who can advocate for you,  call Taylor Law Company at (703) 385-5529 today for a free consultation and convenient payment plans. Ms. Thayer will be sensitive to your needs but is also willing to fight for your rights in court. 

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