Tony Anderson has been litigating cases in the Roanoke Valley and throughout Southwest Virginia for 35 years. It has been his pleasure and honor to have tried hundreds of cases for his clients, and along the way he has obtained some very favorable results from courts and juries. Unfortunately, there have also been some disappointments. But while Tony may not have won all of his clients’ trials, he lives by Vince Lombardi’s principle. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task.”
Through hard work and unique perseverance, Tony has earned the respect of his colleagues and adversaries. He is at home trying cases in all federal and state courts. He has vast experience in criminal as well as civil litigation. Tony offers accomplished, skilled and experienced representation for individuals who are charged with criminal offenses – from DUI to homicide and from drug and gun offenses to federal fraud crimes. He also uses his skills and knowledge representing individuals in civil litigation. He and the team at Anderson & Friedman are prepared to provide tough, innovative representation for clients throughout the Roanoke Valley and Southwest Virginia.
Tony graduated from William Fleming High School and Roanoke College before receiving his law degree from George Mason University School of Law. He began trying cases in the Roanoke Valley where he quickly earned a reputation as a strong litigator who is able to communicate well with juries and judges. Tony is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the American Association for Justice, the Virginia Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Roanoke Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Roanoke Bar Association. He is a life member of the National Association for Criminal Defense Attorneys and a Master of the Bench in the Ted Dalton American Inn of Court. He has been the Chairman of the Criminal Law Section of the Virginia State Bar, a member of the Committee on Virginia Jury Reform Task Force and a member of the Virginia Criminal Justice Conference Work Group. Tony is regularly recognized as one of Virginia’s Legal Elite and as a Super Lawyer. He has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubble Legal Directory.
Besides law, Tony’s other passions are his family – wife, Paula, and their four sons – and golf.