Previously a law enforcement officer in Los Angeles and Fairfax, Virginia, Thad Furlong presently operates as a criminal defense attorney in Virginia. Beyond his responsibilities as an attorney, Thaddeus Furlong serves as an instructor for the academy at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. An engaged member of his profession, Thad Furlong maintains membership in the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Fairfax Bar Association.
As the philanthropic arm of the Fairfax Bar Association (FBA), the Fairfax Law Foundation was established in 1982 to help members of the FBA give back to the community. The foundation offers programs that help resolve preliminary disputes and motions, make a difference in the lives of young adults in the community, and provide legal services to those in need through the organization’s Pro Bono Law Center.
As an organization of volunteer legal professionals, the FBA boasts more than 2,000 members who practice law in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The FBA is dedicated to promoting diversity and competence within the legal profession, and helping the general public gain a better understanding of the country’s judicial system.