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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.

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 represented clients before the Orleans Parish Criminal Court in matters ranging from simple drug possession to armed robbery, homicide, and post-conviction proceedings through the Criminal Defense Legal Clinic at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.

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 is certified by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission to receive court-appointed cases and has represented clients in the Commonwealth of Virginia on a range of serious matters including DUI, larceny, assault, embezzlement and assorted drug-related offenses.

Sebastian and his son reside in Alexandria and enjoy spending their time playing soccer, basketball and going to Washington Nationals, Capitals and Wizards games.

In establishing The Norton Firm, Sebastian is dedicating his practice to personally representing your legal needs.