Kyle Manikas began his legal career practicing litigation in New York, New York and Washington, D.C. defending individuals and large corporations during the corporate scandals that began surfacing in 2002. The large, international firm that Kyle was with was retained as lead counsel for Enron, Global Crossing, WorldCom, and other corporations after those companies found themselves at the center of allegations of fraud, corruption, and unethical behavior.
Kyle later accepted a position as a prosecutor in Northern Virginia. As a prosecutor in one of the largest and busiest jurisdiction in Virginia and Metropolitan Washington, D.C. , Kyle handled over 900 felony cases ranging from white collar offenses, involving embezzlement and other forms of fraud and theft, to the most serious of crimes, including murder, aggravated malicious wounding, bank robbery, and drug distribution. Kyle also handled thousands of DWI, reckless driving, and other motor vehicle offenses.
Kyle subsequently re-entered private practice and founded Manikas Law LLC. Utilizing the wealth of knowledge and experience obtained as a prosecutor, and the legal crisis management skills he developed defending large corporations in criminal and personal injury matters, Kyle represents clients with the judgment and steady hand required in criminal and civil litigation. Over the course of his career, Kyle has had the opportunity to litigate hundreds trials, jury and bench
Kyle also served as legal counsel to the Fairfax County Police Association and the approximately 1400 active and retired police officers that are members of that organization. Kyle responded to numerous use of force incidents to provide legal counsel to involved officers and advised the board of directors on various legal matters.
Kyle has been named to SuperLawyers, has a perfect 10.0 “Superb” rating with AVVO, and is Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest and most respected rating system for lawyers. Martindale-Hubbell ratings are anonymous and are completed by judges and other lawyers in an attorney’s geographic area that Martindale-Hubbell secretly selects. Kyle received a perfect 5.0 out of 5.0 rating from the judges that rated him. Kyle has also received awards from Virginia’s Top Rated Lawyers and America's Most Honored Professionals Top 1%.