Firm Overview

Criminal Defense Law Firm

People who want an experienced, aggressive lawyer with a long record of success turn to Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi, PLC in Richmond, Virginia. Our criminal defense and personal injury attorneys are respected throughout the region for their effectiveness in negotiation and at trial. Due to their extensive experience and strong reputation in the legal community, the attorneys at Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi are frequently contacted by the media to serve as legal consultants on high profile criminal matters.

The greatest advantage of Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi is our understanding of what defense is necessary. Our attorneys have developed this knowledge during their more than 75 years of combined experience handling criminal cases in Virginia.

The Ultimate Training for a Trial Attorney

The key to the success of the attorneys at Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi is their background as former prosecutors. Building criminal cases for the government is widely recognized as the ultimate training ground for a legal career in criminal defense. Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi’s prosecutorial experience has proven invaluable in evaluating the governments case against their clients and preparing an effective defense.

Todd Stone led the violent crimes unit and the drug unit in the City of Richmond, and Henrico County, respectively. While supervising and training other prosecutors, Stone handled numerous major cases. He was also cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney to prosecute a specific Capital Murder and Bank Robbery case.

Bill Dinkin served for almost nine years as a Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Richmond. In that position, he was in charge of white collar prosecutions, and supervised and prosecuted narcotics crimes, violent crimes, and asset forfeiture. His extensive trial experience as a prosecutor includes hundreds of bench and jury trials, including capital murder, complex drug and financial crimes and the prosecution of public officials for corruption and theft.

Ali Amirshahi has been a practicing trial lawyer for over 25 years and served in the City of Richmond’s Public Defender’s Office. He’s tried over a hundred felony jury trials and has tremendous experience in handling homicide and other felony cases involving narcotics, robberies, sexual offenses, and criminal racketeering cases.

You can depend on Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi for aggressive defense of all criminal charges, from white collar crimes like fraud and embezzlement, to drug offenses, to violent crimes like assault and homicide.

Preparation and Trust

Our team knows from experience that winning a case is generally about preparation and building trust with their clients. They take time to listen to their clients and understand their situations, then work diligently to prepare their cases for the best possible outcome.

As personal injury attorneys, Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi bring their trial experience to each and every case. While most personal injury attorneys settle out of the courtroom, Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi’s reputation as seasoned trial lawyers often works to the advantage of their clients. They prepare and investigate each case as if it were going to end up before a jury. If a settlement cannot be reached, Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi has the trial experience to seek the best possible verdict in your favor.

Contact Us to Discuss Your Case

If you have been or are about to be charged with a criminal offense or you have a personal injury claim and you need aggressive and experienced representation, contact Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi. As former prosecutors we know what you are up against and we will use our experience and reputation to your advantage.

Stone, Dinkin & Amirshahi, PLC 101 Shockoe Slip, Suite K, Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-359-0000 | Fax: 804-257-5555