Welcome to the law firm of John D. Hooker Jr. and Associates. Mr. Hooker began his practice in October of 1973. He has continually practiced actively throughout Virginia Beach and the entire Hampton Roads Region, but has also defended cases in the states of North Carolina, Maryland, South Carolina, and Arkansas. Mr. Hooker is a criminal defense lawyer representing clients in both Federal and State Courts. In the past 41 years he has represented clients on felony charges ranging from homicide, arson, hostage situations, abduction, malicious wounding, felonious assault, firearms, narcotics, (possession, distribution, trafficking), robbery, bank robberies, rape, fraud, larceny, burglary, internet crimes, felony and misdeameanor driving under the influence, etc. In addition to his criminal defense practice, Mr. Hooker has represented many clients on diverse personal injury cases including automobile accidents, products liability, and premises liability.