Robert C. Whitestone

Robert C. Whitestone

Fairfax, Virginia
Bob Whitestone believes that every client of his firm is entitled to effective and innovative representation and that every attorney's best efforts must be geared toward the best possible result for the client.  He has been named to "Super Lawyers of Virginia" and "Super Lawyers of Washington, D.C.," an annual recognition of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement that is limited to five percent of the licensed active attorneys in each jurisdiction. He is also recognized as one of the Washington areas best criminal lawyers by Washingtonian Magazine and as one of Northern Virginia’s top lawyers by the Northern Virginia Magazine. He has long held the highest peer review rating from his fellow attorneys, AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated SM by Martindale-Hubbell®.  Mr. Whitestone is most proud of the fact that he has represented many clients who were referred to him by judges, police officers, court officers, deputy sheriffs, fellow attorneys, and by his many previous clients who recognize the effectiveness of his representation.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Traffic Defense
  • Custody Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1967
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1967
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.S. - 1964
    • Honors: Distinction

Honors and Awards

  • Raven Society


  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Omega Delta Kappa