Daniel A. Gross (Founding Member)
Daniel A. Gross founded his firm on the principle that each defendant deserves immediate access to experienced legal representation. His team is dedicated to giving each client the care and attention necessary to fight for a positive outcome.
As a D.C. criminal defense attorney, Dan represents clients facing charges ranging from minor misdemeanor traffic violations in the District to major felonies -- including armed robbery, burglary, gun charges, possession with intent to distribute (PWID) controlled substances and sexual abuse. Dan also handles a variety of white collar crimes.
Attorney Gross continues to focus a significant portion of his practice on providing clients with comprehensive drunk driving defense in D.C. and defense of other serious driving-related charges, including vehicular manslaughter and charges related to police chases or hit-and-run accidents.
Dan has attended a student course approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in DWI Detection and the Administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs). This is the same training required for law enforcement officers before they are certified to perform SFSTs on suspected drunk drivers. Dan has also attended an in-depth seminar on the operation and fallibility of the Intox EC/IR Breathalyzer which is quickly becoming the new standard used by police departments across the country. Attorney Gross is also a member of the National College for DUI Defense.
Dan received his law degree from New England Law|Boston and is licensed to practice law before the highest courts of the District of Columbia, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the State of South Carolina. Daniel received his undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University.
Working at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office while in law school, Attorney Gross learned how prosecutors and police build cases against defendants. Since moving into private practice, he has dedicated his career to the defense of clients.
If you have been charged with a crime in the District of Columbia and hire The Law Office of Daniel A. Gross to represent you, you can rest assured that your case will be given the attention it deserves. At the Law Office of Daniel A. Gross, every client matters. Call (202) 596-5716.
Jay P. Mykytiuk (Of Counsel)
Jay P. Mykytiuk is a thoughtful, seasoned trial lawyer whose experience ranges from monitoring police department practices with the United States Department of Justice to representing indigent defendants with the Arlington County Public Defender’s Office. Born and raised in New England, Mr. Mykytiuk attended college in Connecticut before making Washington, D.C. his home in 1996.
During law school, Mr. Mykytiuk clerked with both The Cochran Firm and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. His exposure to both sides of the criminal justice system gave him a unique perspective that has served him well throughout his career.
Mr. Mykytiuk has represented hundreds of defendants charged with criminal and traffic offenses in state and federal courts in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. He received rigorous training in criminal trial defense at the Arlington County Public Defender’s Office, where he learned the ropes on traffic and misdemeanor cases, such as DUI, simple assault, theft, and prostitution. After graduating to serious felony matters, his case load included robberies, burglaries, drug conspiracies, fraud, and serious assaults. He wrote several criminal appeals and successfully overturned a multi-count embezzlement conviction. One former supervisor called Mr. Mykytiuk the best young attorney she saw come through the office.
Leaving the Public Defender’s Office for private practice, Mr. Mykytiuk joined the law firm of Regan Associates, Chartered. There, he continued to practice criminal defense, while expanding his expertise to immigration matters. He has helped clients successfully obtain green cards, become U.S. Citizens, bring loved ones to the United States, and fight removal actions. With this wealth of experience under his belt, Mr. Mykytiuk launched a solo practice, JPMLegal, in 2014. He continues to represent clients in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia in traffic, criminal, and immigration matters.
Mr. Mykytiuk is licensed to practice law in Virginia and the District of Columbia, and is a member of the bar of the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Virginia. He has been recognized as an expert in criminal justice by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, who has consulted with him on funding decisions for their Wrongful Conviction Review Program. He spends his spare time with his wife, raising their two young, energetic boys.