Stephen A. Mutnick


Steve Mutnick practices primarily in the areas of criminal, traffic and as a Guardian Ad Litem.  In 2014, Steve was one of two lawyers statewide named as a “Super Lawyers: Rising Star in the Defense of DUI/DWI cases”.  Steve regularly defends those accused of crimes, from speeding to murder in the counties of Chesterfield, Henrico, Hanover, Richmond City and other jurisdictions in central Virginia.  He is certified as court appointed counsel for misdemeanors, juveniles, and felony cases.  Steve regularly appears as counsel and guardian ad litem for juveniles in delinquency cases.

Steve is has been an instructor for the Virginia CLE since 2013 and has taught in the areas of the DUI defense, Serious Traffic Offenses, and Juvenile Criminal Law.  In 2016, he created and was lead faculty in Representing the Criminal Juvenile Defendant: Navigating the Juvenile Justice System.  Steve has also taught at the Commonwealth Attorney’s Services Council Spring Institute, the Virginia State Police Academy and the Henrico Police Academy.

During the General Assembly session, Steve serves as Counsel to the House of Delegate’s Courts of Justice Committee, where he advises the members of the General Assembly on important issues in the Criminal Law.  In 2016, Steve was appointed to the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Criminal Justice Board.

Steve joined Winslow & McCurry in 2013 after serving as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for five and one half years.  He was an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Loudoun County for two years, before serving as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Henrico County until 2013.

Born and raised in Burke, Virginia, Steve attended the College of William and Mary with a major in Public Policy.  After college, he attended the TC Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond.  Steve lives with his wife and two dogs in Chesterfield County.