Steven Krieger Law


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Meet the Team

11Steven A. Krieger, Attorney

Steven A. Krieger

Mr. Krieger has ten years of public interest advocacy and experience. His passion is helping people gain access to legal remedies, and in serving traditionally underserved or marginalized populations.

Mr. Krieger earned his Juris Doctor from the UCLA School of Law, David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy. Prior to law school, Mr. Krieger earned a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of Michigan School of Business.

Mr. Krieger has published five articles on access to justice issues:

  • Defamation Per Se Cases Should Include Guaranteed Minimum Presumed Damage Awards to Private Plaintiffs, 58 San Diego Law Review 641 (2021);
  • The Difficulty in Waiving the Appellate Bond Requirement for Indigent Defendants Appealing from General District Court to Circuit Court Pursuant to Virginia Section 16.1-107, 3 Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy 1 (2020);
  • Low Bono Legal Counsel: Closing the Access to Justice Gap by Providing the Middle Class with Affordable Attorneys, 18 The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice (2016);
  • Why Our Justice System Convicts Innocent People and the Challenges Faced By Innocence Projects Trying to Exonerate Them, 14 New Criminal Law Review 333 (2011);
  • Do “Tough on Crime” Politicians Win More Elections? An Empirical Analysis of California State Legislators from 1992 to 2000, 45 Creighton Law Review 131 (2011). 

Mr. Krieger is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia.


11Katarina Nguyen
Katarina Nguyen

Ms. Nguyen is experienced working in family law, contracts, and civil litigation and arbitration both domestically and internationally. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center and her Bachelor of Arts from Christopher Newport University.

Ms. Nguyen is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia.


Assya Thode

Ms. Thode began her work with Steven Krieger Law in 2014, as the Executive Assistant to Steven Krieger. She has an associate’s degree equivalent from Algeria and has over 16 years of experience in the legal field. Additionally, she has extensive international experience, having worked in consular services for U.S. embassies overseas. She also received professional training in consular processing at the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Institute.

Ms. Thode grew up in Algeria and studied fashion design at the institute there before coming to the United States. She speaks English, French, Spanish and Arabic. In her free time, Ms. Thode enjoys reading and painting.


Tyler Roth

Mr. Roth is an experienced litigator who has focused his career in the area of public interest litigation. His professional passions include simplifying the complexities of the legal process, addressing each individual client’s needs, and advocating zealously for his clients. 
Mr. Roth was born and raised in Northern Virginia. He graduated from Marymount University, where he played collegiate baseball and earned his Bachelor of Arts in History. He earned his Juris Doctor at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. In his free time, Mr. Roth enjoys watching professional sports, reading, and spending time with his dog, Rosie.

Ashley Wilson

Ms. Wilson has experience arguing both civil and criminal claims, and she considers the courtroom to be
a second home. She is recognized as a passionate advocate for her clients and truly empathizes with the
emotional and mental toll that litigation can have.

Ms. Wilson was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma before moving to Washington, DC where she earned her
Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Psychology from the George Washington University. She went on
to earn her Juris Doctor from the William and Mary School of Law with a concentration in Criminal Law
and Procedure. Ms. Wilson is licensed to practice in both Virginia and the District of Columbia.

When she isn’t in the courtroom, Ms. Wilson is passionate about museum wandering
and mineral collecting; she is a member of the Mineralogical Society of DC.

11Adele Garmirian
Adele Garmirian

​Adele Garmirian is Of Counsel to the firm and has been practicing law in Virginia since 2010. Her professional background includes experience in estate planning and small business law, as well as extensive experience in family law and litigation. Adele strives to be a thoughtful and compassionate advocate for her clients, and to minimize their stress through a process that can often be difficult or overwhelming.
Adele is a member of the Virginia State Bar, and has been named to the Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list for 2015–2020. Adele earned her Juris Doctor from the George Mason University School of Law, and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Virginia Tech.

11James Granoski
James Granoski

Mr. Granoski has been practicing law since 1991. He has represented clients and appeared in state and Federal courts in Virginia and Washington, D.C. 

James is an experienced litigator and transactional attorney, with a broad-based background of legal work, which includes Civil, Criminal and Commercial Litigation, Commercial Contracts, Mergers and Acquisitions of Small Businesses, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate, and Landlord/Tenant representation. Obtaining favorable results for clients is what Mr. Granoski’s values the most.


Melissa Patino

Mrs. Patino graduated George Mason University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s in Criminology, Law, and Society and a Minor in Philosophy and Law. Starting her career in the legal field as an intern at the age of 15, Mrs. Patino has developed a passion for helping people get the legal services they need. 

In her spare time, Mrs. Patino loves watching movies, spending time with her husband and family, and playing with her Golden Retriever Nala. 


Angela Trocchia

Mrs. Trocchia brings several years of experience working in the legal field, particularly in the areas of family law and personal injury in the Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. court systems. She spent two years studying International Government at the University of Lynchburg as part of their Honors Program and played collegiate Women’s Lacrosse. She is passionate about helping individuals navigate the complex legal system and finds it extremely rewarding. 
In her personal life, she enjoys a variety of outdoor activities with her husband and their German Shepherd, Auggie.
11Jennifer Moss

Jennifer Moss

Ms. Moss began her time with Steven Krieger Law in 2019. She brings a decade of customer service experience to the firm. Often the first point of contact, providing compassionate and empathetic support to clients is where her focus lies.

In her spare time, Ms. Moss enjoys cooking, crafting and spending time outdoors with her dogs. 

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