The Simms Firm, PLC Files Motions after Joining Defense Team for DEA Alleged Kidnapping and Murder Case

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The Simms Firm, PLC, ( a criminal defense law firm, announced they have joined the defense team of Donald Edwin Harris in the case of United States of America v. Sepulveda, et. al.

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Attorney Jonathan A. Simms, managing partner of The Simms Firm, PLC filed motions soon after joining the defense team for client, Omar Fabián Valdes Gualtero. The motions filed are scheduled to be heard on October 6, 2014 and include a motion for disclosure of informants, a motion to suppress evidence, among others (Case # 1:13cr310).  The case has garnered international attention, involving the alleged murder of a DEA agent. The case will be tried at U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria) with a trial date set for January 2015.

Attorney Jonathan A. Simms, managing partner of The Simms Firm, PLC, was recently named as a top criminal defense attorney by The National Trial Lawyers and American Society of Legal Advocates, as well as Northern Virginia Magazine. Jonathan A. Simms focuses on criminal defense, having tried in excess of 500 criminal trials as a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, involving narcotic distribution, assault, robbery, drug conspiracy, larceny, D.U.I, D.W.I, firearm possession, custody, among others.

Attorney Simms began his legal career as a prosecutor with the District Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia and was then recruited by the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. After many years as a prosecutor, Attorney Simms began working as a criminal defense attorney.

Although the firm’s headquarters are located in Fairfax Virginia at 11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 800, their attorneys appear in various courts throughout Virginia and Washington D.C. For more information or for a consultation, please call 703-934-6015 or visit

About The Simms Firm, PLC
The Simms Firm, PLC is a law firm that prides itself on the fact that the attorneys are former prosecutors that have the ability to provide professional and superior legal services to clients seeking representation.  When clients retain the services of The Simms Firm, PLC, they get more than just one attorney; they get a legal team with years of trial experience and extensive legal knowledge.

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