The Virginia Law Firm of Furlong and Drewniak, PLLC

A top graduate from Virginia’s Fairfax County Police Academy, Thad Furlong served honorably on police forces in Virginia and California before earning his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center. Today, Thad Furlong defends those charged with criminal offenses as a partner in the Virginia firm of Furlong & Drewniak, PLLC.

The partners at Furlong and Drewniak, Thaddeus Furlong and Sandra Drewniak, both have previous experience “on the other side of the table.” This gives them the advantage of knowing the strategies and tactics prosecutors and law enforcement employ when developing their cases. Perhaps more importantly, they understand the limitations in some of law enforcement’s tools and can recognize when an arrest is based on flawed evidence.

The firm prides itself on client service. Its phones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year. New clients can count on an extensive free consultation at the outset of their relationship with the firm, with regular consultations as the case progresses. The attorneys go to great lengths to accommodate clients’ often busy schedules, and make certain to break down the sometimes complex legal issues involved in their cases into easily understood plain English or Spanish.


About Thad Furlong

A criminal defense attorney, former law enforcement professional, and veteran of the United States military, Thaddeus Furlong brings more than three decades of relevant experience to his work at Stone Furlong Drewniak PLLC in Stafford, Virginia. Commanding an impressive and highly diversified professional background, Thaddeus Furlong spent the first 20 years of his career in a broad range of educational and occupational capacities, with notable work performed as a nuclear submarine officer, police officer, FBI Instructor and his helping hundreds of clients as a Georgetown Law criminal defense attorney. During this time, Thaddeus Furlong worked in the U.S. Navy in land and sea assignments, including on the staff of the Commander Middle East Force during the reflagged tanker hostilities in the Persian Gulf. While in the Navy, he also served on nuclear submarines, was a Certified Government Contracting Officer, and worked with various embassies in a number of countries. In addition, Thaddeus Furlong attended California State University, Los Angeles, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. First in his class at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Explorer Academy, he was selected to represent the department at a conference in Washington, DC, where he met the President of the United States. He also served as a member of the Los Angeles Police Department and graduated first in his class with the Fairfax County Police. He has served in a variety of law enforcement positions, including patrol operations and criminal investigation. He is now an adjunct instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Seeking further professional development, Thaddeus Furlong enrolled at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., where, in addition to his coursework, he took part in various legal aid activities. Graduating from Georgetown with his Juris Doctor in 1995, Thaddeus Furlong subsequently passed the Virginia Bar Examination and embarked on the next phase of his career. After 10 years at various law firms in Virginia, Thaddeus Furlong joined Bose Law Firm PLLC as a Senior Attorney. From 2005 through 2010, Thaddeus Furlong proved an integral member of the team at Bose Law Firm PLLC, representing clients on a wide variety of cases involving bank fraud, sex crimes, DUIs, and more. Expanding his legal practice, Thaddeus Furlong teamed up with a number of former law enforcement professionals, now experienced criminal defense attorneys, to form Stone Furlong Drewniak PLLC, which represents clients statewide in all Virginia local and federal courts. Aside from his work at Stone Furlong Drewniak PLLC, Thaddeus Furlong serves as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Northern Virginia Community College and Adjunct Instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. To read more about the professional history of Thaddeus Furlong and the legal services he provides at Stone Furlong Drewniak PLLC, please visit the firm’s official website at
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