Richmond Criminal Defense Attorney

23 Years of Experience Defending the Accused in Virginia

For two decades, Attorney Paul C. Galanides of the Law Office of Paul C. Galanides, P.C. has been committed to providing dedicated and client-centered representation to people who are facing criminal charges. There is no substitute for experienced criminal counsel when your liberty and livelihood are at stake. As a Richmond criminal defense lawyer, he works with his clients to prepare a strong defense and to navigate them through the storm. With decades of experience practicing at all levels and aspects of criminal law, Mr. Galanides is equipped to handle your case in the manner most likely to succeed. In fact, he's likely not only tried a case like yours, but possibly has argued it or one like it on appeal before the Court of Appeals or the Virginia Supreme Court.

  • Over 23 Years of
    Courtroom Experience
  • Thorough Research to Best Serve Every Unique Case
  • Winning Case Formula: Practice, Preparation, and Purpose
  • A Zealous Advocate Defending Each and Every Client

Mr. Galanides represents clients in all types of criminal proceedings, from DUIs and drunk and disorderly to Felony and murder charges. His years of experience as a public defender and a prosecutor for Henrico County and the Attorney General has taught him how prosecutors think and strategize. He continues to study local judges and prosecutors to craft the best possible defenses for his clients.

Wherever you are in the criminal process, call The Law Office of Paul C. Galanides, P.C. at (804) 977-0110 today for help. We offer free initial phone consultations for anyone facing any kind of charges.

Caring for Our Clients

A Legacy of Positive Client Experiences

  • “They fought for me with everything they had and I came out of it feeling so well cared for as a client. They go above and beyond in every aspect and care about their clients with fierce determination.”

    Jen Steward

  • “They are very professional, ethical, honest and effective.”


  • “My dealing with Mr. Galanides was professional, ethical, truthful and very honest. Following his counsel, I came out of the charges free without any penalties.”


  • “Paul Galanides was recommended to us by a friend, and his performance as our attorney was superb from beginning to end.”


  • “He is an extremely dedicated attorney, who fights for his clients' rights.”

    Lisa Carlson

  • “"Mr. Galanides and Christian are amazing! I was falsely accused of a crime and 2 weeks after I hired him, I was exonerated.”

    Robert Edwards

  • “They went above and beyond for me on my case. They're worth every penny I spent hiring them.”


  • “Paul Galanides is a very experienced attorney in many aspects of criminal cases.”

    Tammy L. Kelly

  • “Paul explained the process to me in detail and answered all my questions.”

    Richard Thurston

Paul C. Galanides - Criminal Defense Attorney Richmond VA

Compassionate & Confident Representation

From Your Richmond Criminal Defense Attorney

So often attorneys are in a hurry to just conclude your case and collect their fee. They don't devote themselves to thoroughly researching each and every aspect of a case, looking for that one piece of evidence that could make the difference between prison and dismissal. Twenty-three years of experience has taught Attorney Paul C. Galanides to keep looking for the new evidence or the unique argument that will convince the judge or jury of your innocence. He understands that the first and most important step in any case is to spend time with his client so that he may acquire the significant and necessary tools to craft a winning defense. He truly cares about his clients and will dedicate whatever time is necessary to ensure they receive the best possible defense. You may call our Richmond criminal defense attorney at the Law Office of Paul C. Galanides 24/7.

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How to Reach Us 804.977.0110 1561 East Main St
Richmond, VA 23219 Map & Directions [+]
Representation for Anyone Accused
of Any Criminal Offense
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