Biography

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Sebastian M. Norton, Esq. is an accomplished and aggressive Virginia and D.C. attorney specializing in criminal and juvenile representation as well as drafting wills and trusts and other testamentary documents such as advance medical and power of attorney directives.

Sebastian has represented hundreds of clients in courts in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. including multiple high-level jury and bench trials.  Additionally, Sebastian has provided countless Virginia and D.C. clients with necessary, custom-tailored testamentary documents such as wills, trusts, power of attorney and advance medical directives.

Although a native of Alexandria, Virginia, Sebastian completed his studies in philosophy and political science at Tulane University in New Orleans, before being admitted to Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he served on the Law Review and graduated in the top 5% of his law school.

During law school, Sebastian served as a research assistant to an esteemed criminal law and evidence professor, editing  publications on constitutional rights and updating an annual evidence textbook.

Sebastian has also served as a legal clerk at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana, where he worked alongside federal prosecutors in cases involving public corruption, wage theft, environmental crimes, drug conspiracy, and police brutality (including the ‘Danziger Bridge’ cases).

Sebastian returned to Alexandria and the Washington, D.C. area and was admitted to practice law in Virginia and Washington, D.C.  and he has worked at a successful law firm, Bartoli Cain Law, PLLC, specializing in serious medical malpractice and wrongful death cases in Alexandria and Washington, D.C.

Sebastian was certified in 2013 by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission to receive misdemeanor, felony and juvenile court-appointed cases and has represented clients in the Commonwealth of Virginia on a range of serious matters ranging from DUI and larceny to malicious wounding and serious gun and drug-related offenses.

Sebastian and his family reside in Alexandria and enjoy going to Washington Nationals, Capitals and Wizards games.

By establishing The Norton Firm, Sebastian has dedicated his practice of law to personally representing each individual client’s legal needs.