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ANDREW T. SHILLING
Andrew graduated from the College of William & Mary in 1988, and is a 1991 graduate of the University of Richmond Law School, where he won the Moot Court Competition and the Trial Competition. Recognized as a member of the Order of Barristers, he was named the Best Oral Advocate in his class. He has received an AV (Preeminent) rating from his peers, representing the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. He was previously employed by the two largest firms in Virginia, where he handled complex civil litigation in both the state and federal courts. Since 1997, he has focused his practice on traffic, criminal and family law, but still handles all manner of litigation, including appeals. He is licensed to practice in both Virginia and North Carolina. In addition to regular appearances in the trial courts of both states, he has handled cases in the Virginia Supreme Court, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He also serves as primary counsel to numerous local businesses and corporations.
STEPHANIE P. PASS
Stephanie graduated from Fayetteville State University in 1993 and obtained her law degree from Mercer School of Law in 1998 where she was awarded the Order of Barristers and won the Client Counseling Competition for the Eastern District of the United States as well as the Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Florida State Bar. She began her legal career in Virginia as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Newport News. After five years of service with Newport News, she transferred to the City of Chesapeake where she served as the lead prosecutor for narcotics and gun offenses, as well as violent crimes to include numerous homicide cases. She was awarded the Chief's Award of Recognition by the Chesapeake Police Department for her exceptional contributions as a prosecutor. She has served as an instructor on narcotics investigations, constitutional law, and civil forfeiture actions for the Chesapeake Police Academy and the Fraternal Order of Police in Hampton Roads. As private counsel she now specializes in criminal defense for misdemeanor and felony offenses.
JASON A. BARLOW
Jason is a 1993 graduate of Old Dominion University. After spending three years with the Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office, he obtained his law degree from the University of South Dakota in 2000. He began his legal career with Virginia Legal Aid Society. From there he moved to the Chesapeake Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, where he was responsible for the prosecution of felonies and misdemeanors in the district and circuit courts. During his tenure, he was the prosecutor primarily responsible for the prosecution of drug and firearm offenses. He has been an instructor at the Chesapeake Police Academy where he has taught classes on Fourth Amendment law, civil forfeiture law and narcotics.
MARK B. STOKES
Mark graduated from George Mason University in 2010 and is a 2013 Graduate of Regent University School of Law. At Regent, Mark was the Chairman of the Trial Advocacy Board and was honored with the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association award which recognizes a graduating student who best exemplifies the attributes of an effective trial lawyer. Before joining Shilling, Pass, & Barlow, he interned at the Chesapeake Commonwealth's Attorney Office. Mark is licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia.