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John W Luxton - Richmond, VA

100 W. Franklin StreetSuite 301 Richmond, VA 23220

Updated: 02/18/2024

Richmond Criminal Law Lawyer


I have extensive experience in representing individuals who have been charged with committing criminal or traffic offenses. I represent juveniles and adults including many college students. My past cases include clients who could receive a death sentence to clients facing only a fine...

I have extensive experience in representing individuals who have been charged with committing criminal or traffic offenses. I represent juveniles and adults including many college students. My past cases include clients who could receive a death sentence to clients facing only a fine. The great majority of my cases fall between those extremes including drug offenses involving kilos of contraband to residue, felony and misdemeanor assaults, weapon offenses, robbery, larceny, homicide, sex offenses, misdemeanors, and traffic matters including driving under the influence.

I understand the need for confidentiality, communication, and preparation for each case I agree to handle. I take my work and obligations very seriously while seeking the best result for each client.

A conviction in a Virginia Court is rarely, if ever, removed from one's record. Any conviction may impact one's freedom and future employment opportunities.

I have always been on the defense side of the criminal justice system. The government has a great resources to aide in the prosecution of a criminal matter. I believe my experience helps equalize the criminal justice system.

About John W Luxton

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Drug Violations
  • Traffic Violations


  • 100%


Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1974

Other Affiliations

  • Richmond Criminal Bar Association (Past President)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) (Member)
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Virginia Trial Lawyers (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Seminars


  • University of Richmond, School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, 1974
  • Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA , 1971


Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


100 W. Franklin StreetSuite 301 Richmond, VA 23220


  • 804-648-5514


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Included on the 2024 Virginia list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Virginia Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Virginia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for John W. Luxton on Super Lawyers


  • Highest Professional Legal Ability and Ethics Standard by Martindale-Hubbell (Peer Rated)
  • Selected Multiple Years as a Virginia Super Lawyer
  • "Richmond's Best & Brightest Lawyers" - Richmond Style Magazine

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By Jonathan B. on Jan. 26, 2020

5.0 out of 5 stars

Couldn?t recommend a better attorney. I asked John to represent me after asking around and doing some research. Mr. Luxton came highly recommended and he worked miracles. The outcome was more than what I could have asked for. Great lawyer that really advocates for his clients. Can?t thank him enough.


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