Mr. Stone represents clients before all state courts in Virginia, before government agencies, and before local governments, school boards, and departments. His clients include area education associations, businesses and other trade and professional organizations; Families and individuals. He also has provided legislative and lobbying services on behalf of a wide variety of groups - labor, business, attorneys and doctors. He takes pride in the fact that most of his cases are quietly resolved in the best interest of his clients. His philosophy is that every reasonable effort should be made to settle legal claims or disputes in a way that protects his clients' rights, and that costly litigation and adversarial proceedings should always be the last resort.
Additional Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense Litigation and Appeal, Juvenile Law, Title IX.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Mr. Stone has been appointed by the Virginia House of Delegates for a four year term to the Board of Directors of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. This independent Virginia state agency coordinates all economic development activities for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
In 1989, Mr. Stone was appointed a Commissioner in Chancery in Fairfax County by the Chief Judge of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. He has also served on a variety of county and state boards by appointment of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, the Virginia General Assembly, and several governors. Governors Robb, Baliles, and Wilder appointed Mr. Stone to a succession of boards and councils that helped write and enact the Virginians with Disabilities Act.
In 1996, 2000, and again in 2004, the Virginia State Senate appointed Mr. Stone to serve on the Virginia-Israel Advisory Board.
CBS Special "A Teacher's Touch" - 48 Hours (1994)
Legal Consultant, "Chances Are" ( Tri-Star Pictures) 1988
Mr. Stone has been accepted as a life member of the National Registry of Who's Who since 1999.
Best Lawyers, 2013 - present, Lawyer of the Year, 2023
AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell
Mr. Stone has served in a variety of local civic associations, chambers of commerce, attorneys' organizations, educational associations and foundations, and religious organizations. He has also been active in several national organizations, including the Democratic Leadership Council, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) National Council, and the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Judges. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Washington PAC (Political Action Committee).