Serving Lexington, Rockbridge, Bedford, Lynchburg, Buena Vista, Botetourt, Alleghany, Augusta and surrounding areas


In his many years as a sexual assault defense attorney that serves Lynchburg, Virginia and the surrounding areas, Neill has handled hundreds of cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct. These span across his experience as a state prosecutor, military defense counsel, military prosecutor, and now as a private criminal defense attorney. The severity of the charges has ranged from misdemeanor sexual battery to felonies concerning rape and child pornography. One of Neill’s greatest achievements as an attorney was earning his client’s freedom at a jury trial with a “not guilty” verdict on the charge of forcible rape. Neill has also successfully represented college students facing administrative charges of sexual misconduct pursuant to campus Title IX policies.

Often times sex cases involve alcohol consumption, blurry memories, and confusion as to what actually happened. If you think you may be the subject of a sex crime investigation, the time to hire an excellent attorney is NOW. In sex cases, it is crucial to have a superior sexual assault defense attorney from the onset. Neill has been retained during sex crime investigations where he was able to persuade the Commonwealth not to pursue charges.

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Mr. Wente is an exemplary counsel representative that represented me in an assault case. Mr. Wente was instrumental in proving my innocence and provide a no-nonsense approach during those arduous times.

I would consider Mr. Wente one of the best people that I have ever had the pleasure or bad luck to share my time with. He thinks outside the box, has a broad swath of knowledge that allows him to speak to a myriad of problems that face everyone.

I recommend Mr. Wente for any and every situation that may occur in which you need to seek competent, aggressive and poised legal counsel.

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