Jay P. Mykytiuk

Jay P. Mykytiuk

Phone: 202-389-9000

During almost two decades of defending criminal and serious traffic cases in Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia, Jay P. Mykytiuk has built a reputation as a skilled and reliable trial lawyer. Respected by his clients and his peers, Jay has been recognized as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer and by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the region. He has the highest peer-reviewed rating from Martindale-Hubbell of “AV-Preeminent”–scoring a perfect 5.0 of 5.0, reflecting the highest level of professional excellence.

  • SuperLawyers
  • Avvo
  • Martindale

Mr. Mykytiuk’s Background

Learning to swim in the deep end, Mr. Mykytiuk began his legal career with the Arlington County Public Defender’s Office, where he handled hundreds of serious criminal cases before transitioning to private practice at a major DC law firm, and later, as a solo practitioner. Prior to co-founding Monument Legal, Mr. Mykytiuk was a Partner at the Criminal Defense firm of Scrofano Law, PC. for eight years. There, he handled felonies, misdemeanors, serious traffic offenses, and Civil Protection Orders in D.C. Superior Court and in Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax counties. He appears regularly in federal court in Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Criminal Justice Act panel in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Continuous Improvement and Education in Law

Mr. Mykytiuk has been recognized as a criminal justice expert by the United States Department of Justice and served as a peer reviewer for their Wrongful Conviction Review grant program. With his current law partner, Christopher Mutimer, Mr. Mykytiuk annually teaches the Continuing Legal Education course, “How to Handle a Criminal Case in D.C. Superior Court.” He is always willing to serve as a mentor to young lawyers navigating the ins and outs of practicing criminal defense. In 2017, Mr. Mykytiuk completed the official Standardized Field Sobriety Testing course in Atlanta, Georgia, to better prepare him for defending DUI cases.

Mr. Mykytiuk’s Hobbies Outside of Monument Legal

Mr. Mykytiuk has called the DMV home for the past 30 years. When not standing up for his clients’ rights, Mr. Mykytiuk enjoys spending time with his wife, two energetic sons, and loyal dog. With a long track record of success and an unmatched dedication to his clients, Mr. Mykytiuk is the defense attorney you deserve.



Admissions & Certifications

  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court – District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • United States District Court – Eastern District of Virginia


  • Southwestern Law School (2006)
  • Trinity College-Hartford, B.A. (1996)