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Chesapeake Criminal Defense Attorney

Choose a Former Prosecutor to Formulate an Effective Defense Strategy

No matter your offense, a criminal charge must be taken seriously. Whether you’ve been accused of a DUI, a drug crime, a violent crime, or something else, you should hire a skilled criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible to avoid conviction. If you are found guilty as charged, you will face harsh penalties, from high fines to jail and/or prison time.

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At Ehrenworth Law PLLC, our Chesapeake criminal defense lawyer has 20+ years of experience in the criminal justice system, and has helped countless clients preserve their best interests by helping them obtain an optimal outcome for their case. While Scott Ehrenworth’s past successes is not a guarantee of a dismissal or reduction in your charges, it proves his mettle in litigation. He has the experience of working on the other side, as well, because Mr. Ehrenworth was previously a prosecutor for over a decade. Now, he defends the rights of the criminally accused in Chesapeake and beyond.

Scott Ehrenworth Defends Your Rights & Helps Protect Your Future

Your freedom is worth protecting. Mr. Ehrenworth is on your side to fight for your rights, even if you’re feeling alone and vulnerable. Whether you were charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, you’ll need to acquire an attorney who is a skilled litigator. Although you can take the route of taking a public defender to represent you, Ehrenworth Law, PLLC does not recommend it, as these are often less-experienced attorneys who have mountains of paperwork and cases to handle at once.

Dial (757) 663-4477 now for a free case evaluation with our knowledgeable Chesapeake criminal defense lawyer.

6 Reasons to Choose Ehrenworth Law, PLLC

  • Former Prosecutor
  • Result Oriented Defense
  • Fierce Advocate for Our Clients
  • Over 20 Years of Experience
  • Honest and Understanding Service
  • Available for Calls 24 Hours a Day & 365 Days a Year
No One Fights Harder!

At Ehrenworth Law, PLLC we understand what our clients are up against and we pledge to do whatever we can get our clients the best possible result. 

Meet Your Attorney

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    Scott Ehrenworth

    Founding Attorney

    Ehrenworth Law, PLLC has Decades of Experience As a former prosecutor in Portsmouth and Newport News for nearly a decade, Attorney Scott Ehrenworth has an in-depth understanding of what it means to be charged with a crime. With over 20 years of experience in the legal industry, he has built a reputation for effective defense for his clients. Since opening Ehrenworth Law, PLLC, Mr. Ehrenworth has focused his practice on criminal , family law , and civil litigation cases. Some specific practice ...

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What Our Clients Have to Say

With a legal career spanning more than 20 years, Attorney Ehrenworth has earned a reputation for providing aggressive advocacy on behalf of his clients. Our firm has handled thousands of cases, and we have helped many clients to secure favorable outcomes for their future. Read more about what clients of Ehrenworth Law, PLLC have to say about our representation. We are committed to ensuring you get the best possible result for your situation, and we are prepared to do everything we can to help you preserve your interests. Call today.

  • “I want to give a huge thanks to Scott for helping me! He's a great attorney, very professional and answered any questions I had along the way. I would highly recommend Scott Ehrenworth!”

    - Former Client
  • “Because of Mr. Ehrenworth I am now working a good job, I have my degree and now I have my own house. I am so thankful for Mr. Ehrenworth! I highly recommend you hire him if you need help.”

    - Jasmine
  • “He is professional, dedicated and knowledgeable. He is a life saver. There are no words that adequately convey the gratitude I feel.”

    - Former Client
  • “Scott Ehrenworth is an attorney who will definitely fight for you. His years of experience as a prosecutor provide him with many of the tools needed to successfully defend clients charged with crimes. ...”

    - Romeo
  • “Mr. Ehrenworth provided outstanding legal representation from the beginning consultation to a better than expected result in court. Upon hiring him for a reckless driving ticket (83/55), Mr. ...”

    - Phil

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