Fight For Your Future.

Karen Scarborough

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Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law


As a graduate of Georgetown Law School, attorney Karen Scarborough has dedicated her legal career to helping clients get the best results possible from the legal system. Her practice is dedicated exclusively to criminal defense, divorce and custody matters. By concentrating in these areas of the law for over seventeen years, she has acquired extensive knowledge of issues involved in these cases. She is a graduate of the prestigious Georgetown University Law Center. She takes pride in providing intense, relentless and informative representation.

We provide evening and weekend work sessions for retained clients. We also provide close personal contact with clients by returning calls within a short period of time.

We are dedicated to using all legal tools, including negotiation and litigation, to achieve the best possible results in all our cases.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1990
  • Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
    • M.S. - 1979
  • Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
    • B.S. - 1977

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990

Past Positions

  • 19 Judicial Circuit Court of Fairfax, Virginia, Judicial Clerk
  • Circuit Court Judge Fortkort, Clerk, 1990
  • Circuit Court Judge J. Howe Brown, Clerk, 1990
  • Siciliano, Ellis, Dyer, Boccarose, Attorney, 1991 to 1993
  • Established Scarborough Law Firm, 1993
  • Virginia Western Community College, Assistant Professor, 1979 to 1983
  • Georgetown University Dental Clinic, Assistant to the Dean of Clinical Affairs, 1983 to 1987
  • Georgetown University Hospital, Executive Administrator in the Division of Cardiology, 1987 to 1990

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar, Member, 1990 to Present
  • Fairfax Bar Association, Member, 1990 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1990 to Present