Eric Clingan


Eric Edward Clingan 
Fairfax, Virginia

phone: (703) E-LAW-FIRM or (703) 352-9347

fax: (703) 272-8740

email: Email Me


Eric Clingan is a co-creator and co-presenter of the annual legal seminar, The Criminal Trial from Start to Finish in Virginia: The Defense. He received his law degree from the University of Arizona, and is licensed to practice before all Virginia Courts, Court of Appeals and the Virginia Supreme Court.

Mr. Clingan’s has been practicing in Virginia since 2001 and is well-recognized for his skills in the areas of:

  • Criminal defense
  • Traffic law
  • Family law
  • Personal injury
  • Trial-Litigation

As a trial attorney, Mr. Clingan represents clients before juries and judges throughout Virginia. As an appellate attorney, Mr. Clingan represents individuals before the Virginia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.

In his spare time, Mr. Clingan has enjoyed working in his community as a football referee and baseball umpire for Fairfax and Arlington youth sports programs.  Mr. Clingan is also active in state and local politics, having run for the Virginia House of Delegates in 2011.

Bar Admissions:


Court of Appeals of Virginia

Virginia Supreme Court


University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona
Juris Doctor

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Fairfax Bar Association

Virginia Bar: Criminal Law Section

Virginia Bar: Family Law Section