Attorney Ann M. Thayer practices primarily in the areas of DUI, criminal, and traffic defense as a partner with Taylor Law Company. Ms. Thayer is admitted to practice in Virginia and a member of the Virginia State Bar and the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar. She also is a member of the 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 misdemeanor and felony traffic and criminal offenses, including the most serious and complex of such matters.
JD, Widener University School of Law, 2004
B.A., Roanoke College, 2000
JURISDICITON ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
PROFESSIONAL AND ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
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
Virginia Womens Attorney Association Member
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Member