Lysandra Pachuta is originally from Pittsburgh and grew up in West Virginia. She attended college at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Business. She received her J.D., cum laude, from American University, Washington College of Law.
Lysandra has focused her legal career on criminal defense. After graduation she worked for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. There her practice focused on forensic science issues such as DNA, fingerprints, and eyewitness identifications. Most recently, Lysandra was a trial attorney at the Office of the Public Defender for Fairfax. In that position she represented hundreds of clients charged with a variety of crimes from traffic offenses to first degree murder. Lysandra is experienced in representing clients at every stage of a case and has conducted dozens of trials. Lysandra lives in Reston with her husband, their son and their two dogs.Google+