John A. Boneta, Esq.
John A. Boneta graduated from Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, magna cum laude (1993). He also has a Masters degree in criminal justice from American University (1984). Prior to graduating from law school, Mr. Boneta was a K-9 Police Officer in Arlington County from 1985-1994.
He was a Field Training Officer from 1988-1990, providing individualized training for recruit officers and local training on DWI laws and defensive tactics. During law school, Mr. Boneta completed internships at both the U.S. Attorney's Office in Washington, DC and the Office of the U.S. Marshal.
Mr. Boneta was an Assistant Commonwealth 's Attorney in Arlington from 1994 to 1996. He prosecuted criminal, traffic, and juvenile cases in General District Court, and conducted jury trials on Felonies in Circuit Court. He responded to motions and prepared grand jury indictments. He was in charge of handling all Habitual Offender cases (civil and criminal) and teaching DWI law and procedure for the Police Department. He was also a member of the critical and fatal accident prosecution team.
Prior to starting his own firm, Mr. Boneta was of Counsel to the national law firm of Speiser Krause, one of the oldest and more prestigious mass disaster and aviation accident firms in the country. He has also been a partner in the Fairfax law firm of Phillips, Beckwith, Hall and Boneta; and the associate attorney responsible for handling criminal cases for Baskin, Jackson, and Hansbarger.
Mr. Boneta has taught a variety of courses at Marymount University since 1997, including Racial and Ethnic Relations, Correctional Institutions, Cultural Anthropology, and Policing in America. Since 1994 he has taught at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Police Academy. Mr. Boneta has also taught numerous continuing legal education courses for the Virginia Bar on topics ranging from ethical issues in the practice of Criminal Law to DUI Defense, and the Use of Expert Witnesses. He was also appointed to the Falls Church City Commission on Public Safety and Human Relations in Falls Church, Virginia, in 1998.
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Andrew J. Rudolphi, Esq.
Andrew Rudolphi is an Associate Attorney and a member of the Virginia State Bar. Mr. Rudolphi graduated from The Catholic University of America in 2008 with a Bachelors Degree in Latin and Classical Humanities, with minors in Politics, Philosophy, and Theology. Prior to returning to Catholic University to obtain his juris doctorate, Mr. Rudolphi was employed as a paralegal at the D.C. office of the law firm, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP. There he received his initial training in private practice as part of the firm's litigation department. In that capacity, he assisted attorneys in matters in a variety of areas including export compliance, government contracts, and criminal investigations. In 2009, Mr. Rudolphi was awarded commendation from the firm for billing over 100 hours of pro bono work.
In 2010, Mr. Rudolphi matriculated to the Columbus School of Law and focused his studies in the areas of general litigation and criminal defense. In 2011, Mr. Rudolphi accepted an offer to join the Columbus School of Law's Journal of Law, Philosophy, and Culture as a staff member. In the following year, he was offered and accepted a position as Symposium Editor for the same publication. In addition to this, Mr. Rudolphi participated in the law school's clinical program through Columbus Community Legal Services. He was awarded student practice certification in the District of Columbia and successfully litigated before D.C. Superior Court under the auspices of this certification.
Since his admission and licensure to the Virginia Bar, Mr. Rudolphi has conducted numerous trials and has litigated countless other matters within the firm. Currently, Mr. Rudolphi concentrates his practice on criminal defense, DUI/DWI, and drug cases.
Joseph H. Beale, Esq.
Joseph H. Beale joined the firm in 2014 and is an Associate Attorney. He was born and raised in Massachusetts and moved to the District of Columbia Metropolitan Area to attend law school. He brings a diverse practice background to the firm.
After obtaining his law degree, Mr. Beale opened his own practice in Arlington County where he specialized in areas of criminal defense, traffic and juvenile law. He quickly became one of the leading legal advocates for children in Fairfax County who were involved in abuse and neglect, contested custody or divorce proceedings. Following his solo practice, he joined Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Inc. and was a member of the firm’s Family Law Task Force for three years representing indigent clients who were oftentimes the victims of domestic violence. Prior to joining John A. Boneta and Associates, LLC, Mr. Beale was employed by Regan Associates, Chartered, in Washington DC for ten years and expanded his practice areas to include immigration, bankruptcy (Chapter 7 and 13), personal injury, landlord tenant, consumer and wills trusts and estates. Whether representing a client charged with a serious criminal offense, an asylum seeker facing deportation, an abused child or a battered spouse separating from her husband, Mr. Beale has demonstrated time and time again that he is a tenacious, effective and caring advocate and litigator.
Mr. Beale obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University graduating cum laude and becoming a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society. He holds a juris doctor degree from The American University, Washington College of Law. Mr. Beale is a member of the District of Columbia and Virginia bars. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States Bankruptcy Court of for the Eastern District of Virginia and United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. His professional activities have included membership in the Citizens Advisory Counsel to the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court of Fairfax County and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is an avid swimmer and spends his free time with his wife and two children in Loudoun County.