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  • Anthony Williams - Managing Partner

    Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, Civil & Federal Litigation

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    Founding attorney Anthony Williams has extensive experience handling high-stakes cases. As a lawyer for the United States Marine Corps, he provided dedicated legal services across the country and around the globe. He held the positions of Military Judge, Criminal Defense Trial Attorney. Senior Appellate Defense Attorney. His service as a judge advocate gave him a broad background in both military and civilian law.

    With over 20 years of legal experience, attorney Anthony Williams has successfully handled complex civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts. He now practices in the areas of Family Law; Divorce; Child Custody and Support; Criminal Defense, including Courts-Martial and Appeals; and Civil Litigation, including Personal Injury.

    A native of Chicago, Anthony Williams enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1980. He then Studied Criminal Justice at the University of Illinois and interned at the Cook County State's Attorney's office.  He graduated from DePaul University College of Law. While studying law he worked as law clerk for the law firm of Greenbaum & Leavitt. Attorney Williams returned to the Marine Corps and retired after serving for 20 years. He opened the Law Offices of Anthony C. Williams & Associates in Stafford Virginia, where he continues to provide effective legal representation in a board spectrum of legal matters.

    As a retired Marine, Anthony Williams offers the honor, Courage and commitment of a true professional. He knows how to handle high-pressure situations, and how to effectively protect your interests.

    Bar Admissions

    • Virginia, 2007
    • California, 1995
    • Illinois, 1991
    • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1991
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1991
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1991
    • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1995
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1995
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1995
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2008
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 2008
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2007
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996

    Education

    • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois - J.D. - 1991
    • University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois - B.A. - 1998
  • Eric Stone - Managing Partner

    Criminal Defense, Family Law & Military Law

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    A former U.S. Marine, Eric B. Stone understands the military. As a judge advocate general, he defended cases involving courts martial criminal offenses, Article 32 and command investigations, and handled other military law matters including AWOL and desertion, security clearance revocation and Article 15s.

    As a Stafford, Virginia, lawyer he manages local cases involving DUI, assault, harassment and juvenile offenses and civilian divorces. He also represents military families in divorce and family matters such as child support and protective orders.

    Eric B. Stone received a bachelor of arts degree from Duke University in 1986 and his Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law. He also is a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming.

    He joined the U.S. Marine Corps and was awarded a meritorious service medal in 2003. He served as a judge at the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals in the Marines from 2005 to 2007. He is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia and in Virginia and is admitted to the U. S. Supreme Court.

    When you have questions regarding criminal law, family law or military law, talk to Eric Stone.

    Bar Admissions

    • Virginia, 2007
    • New Jersey, 1994
    • Pennsylvania, 1993
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002

    Education

    • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia - J.D. - 1993
    • Duke University - B.A. - 1986
  • Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes - Managing Partner

    Family Law, Bankruptcy & Civil Litigation

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    Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes is a passionate advocate for her clients. She works to resolve cases and legal issues in the most beneficial manner possible, utilizing all available means, including negotiation, mediation, and litigation. She strives to ensure that her clients receive a comprehensive solution that is best for them.

    Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes practice focuses on the following types of law: family law matters, including divorce; custody, visitation, support and adoption; bankruptcy; estate planning; contract law; landlord/tenant disputes; and miscellaneous civil litigation in the greater Fredericksburg area. She is also qualified to serve as a guardian ad litem for children and adults in court-appointed matters.

    A native of King George, VA, Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes believes strongly in community involvement. In addition to practicing law, she spends a significant amount of her personal time working with underprivileged and handicapped children, as well as serving in a local youth organization. This interaction with the community gives her a creative, compassionate perspective in domestic law cases. She also regularly attends a variety of continuing education and best practices seminars in order to stay informed of changing Virginia laws.

    After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and English from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes received her Juris Doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary. She gained valuable legal experience both while working for the Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia and as an associate attorney with Rose M. Pantazis, P.C., in Stafford, Virginia. Ms. Elizabeth Carpenter-Hughes joined Anthony C. Williams & Associates, PC, as an associate attorney in 2013.

    Bar Admissions

    • Virginia, 2011
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2012

    Education

    • The College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia - J.D. - 2011
    • College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia - B.A. - 2008
  • Nathanael Buczek - Managing Partner

    Criminal Defense & Family Law

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    Nathanael Buczek is a Criminal and Family Law Attorney practicing in Northern Virginia.  He graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelors in Psychology and Philosophy in 2009.  Mr. Buczek graduated the University of Toledo College of Law in 2012, Cum Laude, with a certificate of concentration in Criminal Law.  

    Mr. Buczek has worked, with a third-year practice certificate, as a Prosecutor for the City of Toledo in Ohio and for Stafford County, VA.  Upon graduating, Mr. Buczek began working as private counsel handling cases involving Criminal Defense and Family Law.  Mr. Buczek also serves as a Guardian Ad Litem for children in need of representation.  

    In his time in private practice, Mr. Buczek has handled a wide variety of Criminal matters ranging from basic Traffic Offenses, DUI’s, Assault and Battery cases all the way to Felony Drug cases and Felony Malicious/Unlawful Wounding cases.  

    A hard-working and zealous attorney, Mr. Buczek is the right attorney for all of your criminal and family law needs.