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.
Stephanie has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association and has been awarded the Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.