Bret Lee is the founder of Bret Lee Legal Solutions. Bret ensures that his clients receive the advice they need and ensures the protection of their rights throughout their cases.

He represents clients in a wide variety of felony and misdemeanor cases, ranging from traffic matters such as DUIs and reckless driving to major felony charges such as possession of drugs, conspiracies, assault, fraud, and sexual battery.

In 2011, Bret became a magna cum laude graduate of the George Mason University School of Law where he was the Managing Editor of the George Mason Law Review and served on the Moot Court Board focusing on national competitions with appellate advocacy.  His undergraduate degree is from the College of William and Mary. He lives in Reston, Virginia, and is a longtime resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

His work has involved extensive appellate brief writing and a vigorous motions practice, including motions to suppress evidence, motions for bond, motions for discovery, and other motions for relief in federal and state prosecutions.  Before going into private practice, Bret worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Chief Judge Watkins in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.  

He practices throughout Northern Virginia, including Fairfax County, Prince William, Herndon, Vienna, Fairfax City, Alexandria, Arlington, Loudoun, and the U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria.  Bret is an active member of the Bar of Virginia and the District of Columbia. 

Bret Lee Legal Solutions was founded in 2019 to continue to build on the success Bret has had in his over a decade of experience practicing criminal defense.


High Honors, magna cum laude George Mason University School of Law 2011

College of William and Mary BA – Bachelor of Arts 2006

George Mason University School of Law JD – Juris Doctor 2011 


National College of DUI Defense

DUI Defense Lawyers Association

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Bar of the Eastern District of Virginia

Virginia State Bar

Fairfax County Bar Association


Virginia State Bar

District of Columbia Bar


Client’s Choice – Avvo
2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Top 40 under 40 – National Trial Lawyers Association
2017, 2018, 2020, 2023

10 Best American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

Top 10 under 40 – National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys

AV Preeminent Highest Possible Rating in Legal and Ethical Standards – Martindale Hubbell
2020, 2022

AV Preeminent Highest Possible Rating in Legal and Ethical Standards, Judicial Edition – Martindale Hubbell
2021, 2022, 2023

Client Champion: Silver – Martindale Hubbell