Abraham Del Rio III

Associate Attorney

Abraham Del Rio’s insight and experience are only rivaled by his dedication to upholding the rights

of the criminally accused. He is a former Virginia magistrate who has personally been involved in hundreds of hearings and cases, mostly with a focus on 4th Amendment protections. Magistrates are tasked to review all sorts of criminal complaints, either filed by law enforcement or citizens, and they regularly serve as the first-point-of-contact for citizens.

Some of the most important duties of a magistrate include:

  • Conducting bond hearings
  • Processing arrest and search warrants
  • Issuing or reviewing subpoenas, summonses, bonds, etc.

Through his unique experience as a magistrate, Attorney Del Rio can manage any criminal defense case on behalf of the clients of Carlson & Collier. For his work and efforts, he has earned several professional endorsements from public defenders and other criminal defense attorneys.


  • Regent University School of Law, JD
  • Human Rights and National Security Law, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Case Western Reserve University, BA

Awards and honors:

  • Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers (2016 and 2015)
  • Best DUI and DWI Lawyers in Richmond 2016 (Expertise.com)
  • Top Lawyer 2016 by The Global Directory of Who's Who


  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia
  • Esperanza Alumni Association
Richmond Criminal Defense Lawyer

Office Location:

Richmond Criminal Defense Lawyer
10132 W Broad St,
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Local Phone: 804.270.1400
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Available Day & Evening


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