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Sheila Moheb

Sheila Moheb

  • Managing Partner

Practice Areas:

  • Criminal Defense
  • Drug Violations
  • Sex Offenses
  • Gun Crimes
  • Major Motor Vehicle Crimes
  • Underage Drinking
  • College Student Crimes
  • Internet Crimes
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect


Sheila Moheb is criminal and family law attorney serving the Commonwealth of Virginia She graduated with honors from the University of Richmond with a dual degree in English and Sociology. She then earned her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Richmond Journal of Law and the Public interest.  

As a criminal litigation attorney, Mrs. Moheb has served criminal defendants in over 25 jurisdictions across the Commonwealth, and she defends each client’s constitutional rights faithfully. As a second-generation Persian American, she prides herself in providing a voice for those who have been systematically muted or otherwise disregarded on the basis of their race, sex, gender or socioeconomic status. Mrs. Moheb has extensive jury trial experience, and she specializes in narcotics and weapons offenses, as well as violent sexual felonies. 

While representing clients in domestic matters, Mrs. Moheb works effectively to mediate cases where litigation can and should be avoided. When litigation is inevitable, Mrs. Moheb is an aggressive yet efficient divorce attorney who seeks financial security and closure for her clients. 

Prior to starting her firm, Sheila Moheb was a law clerk in the Virginia Court of Appeals for Justice Cleo E. Powell. Mrs. Moheb is a member of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, and she serves on the Board of Directors for Four Truths Recovery. 


  • University of Richmond, School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
    • J.D.
  • University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia
    • Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Dean’s List)
    • Major: English and Sociology
    • Minor: Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Bar Admission

  • Virginia
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia

Published Works

  • Jamming the Revolving Door: Legislative Setbacks for Mental Health Court Systems in Virginia, 14 RICH. J.L. & PUB. INT. 29, 2010


  • French
  • Farsi

Professional Associations

  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • American Inns of Court, Member
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Member