Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyers

Joseph A Scrofano Esq.
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 10 years experience
(202) 870-0889 406 5th Street NW
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001
Civil Rights, Cannabis Law, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
American University Washington College of Law
At Scrofano Law PC, we fight relentlessly for anyone in trouble who cares about their future. Founded in 2011 by now Managing Partner, Joseph Scrofano, Scrofano Law PC focuses on criminal defense in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. Joseph Scrofano is an aggressive advocate who focuses on a wide range of cases including DUI, marijuana and cannabis defense, assault, civil protection orders, hit and run, drugs, guns, sex crimes, and violent crimes. After clerking for two years in DC Superior Court, Mr. Scrofano took a chance and hung up a shingle in a competitive DC...
Jay P. Mykytiuk
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 12 years experience
(202) 630-1522 406 5th Street, NW
Suite 120
Washington, DC 20001
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
Southwestern Law School
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. ...
Leizer Goldsmith
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 31 years experience
(202) 895-1506 5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 440
Washington, DC 20015
Civil Rights, Administrative, Appeals and Employment
Boston College Law School
The Goldsmith Law Firm, LLC, which has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest ("AV") rating for ethical standards and legal ability, represents clients in employment matters arising in both the private and public sectors, and provides full service legal representation in matters relating to the employment relationship, including: Discrimination Sexual Harassment Contracts and Severance Agreements Fair Labor Standards Civil Service Overtime Pay Federal Employee Rights Retaliation Whistleblower Rights Reasonable Accommodation The firm's primary focus is in representing employees and former employees in the courts and before various administrative agencies. Leizer Z. Goldsmith, Principal of the firm, received his B.A. from the University of Michigan, in 1985, and his J.D. from Boston College of Law...
Scott Bernstein
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 9 years experience
(202) 640-2850 1099 14th St NW
8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Civil Rights, Appeals, Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime
Duke University School of Law
Scott Bernstein represents clients in campus disciplinary matters, white-collar criminal cases, and in complex civil litigation. An experienced litigator, Scott’s ability to distill complicated factual and legal issues into clear and compelling arguments has helped his clients on campuses and in courts across the country.

In his campus disciplinary practice, Scott has defended college and graduate students facing suspension or expulsion in student misconduct proceedings. He has also represented the victims in student disciplinary cases. His deep knowledge of federal and state law related to campus judicial systems and procedures ensures that his clients’ rights are protected at...
Elissa Krell
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer
(855) 566-2355 1629 K St NW
#300
Washington, DC 20006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Brooklyn Law School
Jonathan C. Puth
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 26 years experience
(202) 602-6500 Correia & Puth, PLLC
1400 16th St., N.W. Suite 450
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights and Employment
Georgetown University Law Center
Jonathan C. Puth is a founding member of Correia & Puth and an advocate for the civil rights of employees. Mr. Puth represents targets of sexual harassment, workplace discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and employees with claims for wages, commissions, and contract rights. Mr. Puth represents transgender employees subjected to workplace discrimination and others facing discrimination and retaliation because of who they are. Mr. Puth also negotiates severance agreements and employment contracts, and severance negotiations. Mr. Puth served as counsel to the plaintiff class in Hartman v. Powell, a gender discrimination class that won the largest employment discrimination award...
Olekanma Ekekwe
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 17 years experience
(888) 316-2340 2426 L'Enfant Square SE
Suite 100
Washington, DC 20020
Civil Rights, Divorce, Education and Landlord Tenant
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
Olekanma Ekekwe is a litigator. Olekanma Ekekwe uses her skills and training to assist the clients in resolving legal difficulties.
Ayesha Khan
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 29 years experience
(202) 836-7136 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Ste. 700
Washington, DC 20004
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals, Education and Employment
University of California - Berkeley
Ayesha N. Khan has over two decades of experience handling civil and criminal trial-level and appellate litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. She has represented clients before the United States Supreme Court, every federal circuit, federal trial-level courts, state trial and appellate courts, the American Arbitration Association, and the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal. Ms. Khan’s clients have ranged from private individuals to commercial entities, local school districts to municipalities, and state governments to the United States. Her cases have involved a wide array of legal issues, including questions arising under the First Amendment and other federal...
Rosemary Dettling
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 28 years experience
(800) 964-8343 1629 K Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
University of Notre Dame
The Federal Employee Legal Services Center (FELSC) was founded by Rosemary Dettling. Ms. Dettling is an experienced employment law attorney. She graduated from Notre Dame Law School in 1991. Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Dettling worked as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice from 1991 to 2000. While at DOJ, Ms. Dettling gained a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of employment discrimination laws, federal sector employment case precedent, and government personnel procedures. After leaving the Department of Justice, Ms. Dettling worked as an Employment Attorney at the U.S....
Kenneth Trombly
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 44 years experience
(202) 775-8888 1825 K St. NW #1150
Washington, DC 20006
Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Mr. Trombly is a civil trial attorney who focuses his practice of law on cases concerning catastrophic injury. He has been recognized by multiple organizations for his excellent representation, including his ranking as AV from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest award ranking for legal ability and ethical standards as well as "Super Lawyers" by Law and Politics magazine. The multiple cases he has won with verdicts awarding seven figures have gained him national prominence, but most of all, it has allowed him to ease the pain and suffering of his clients. This sort of success and expertise is the foundation of his...
Steven D. Silverman
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 28 years experience
(202) 508-1441 1629 K St NW
#300
Washington, DC 20006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of Baltimore School of Law
Boniface K. Cobbina
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney
(202) 463-6900 1150 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights, Employment and Real Estate
Temple University Beasley School of Law
The Law Offices of Boniface K. Cobbina, PC is a Washington, DC based law practice with the primary areas of practice in Employment Law and Employee Rights,and Business Transactions, Disputes and Litigation. The practice areas are Employment Law and Employee Rights Business, Non-Profit and Government Civil Service EEOC, OHR, MSPB, DC and Federal Practice Disability Discrimination Discrimination Law: Disability, Sex, Gender, Race, Age, National Origin and Religion Discipline, Performance and Adverse Actions Employment Contract Disputes Employment Law & Counseling Equal Pay Act False Claims Act Family and Medical Leave Litigation (FMLA) Federal and DC Employee Representation Gender Discrimination National Origin Discrimination Non-Compete Litigation Pregnancy discrimination Race Discrimination Religious Discrimination Security Clearance...
William Pittard
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney
(202) 640-2850 1099 14th St NW
8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Civil Rights, Appeals, Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime
The University of Chicago Law School
Neil Henrichsen
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 30 years experience
(202) 293-7766 1150 Connecticut Ave., NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights, Business, Construction and Employment
American University Washington College of Law and American University
Neil L. Henrichsen, a founding member of Henrichsen Siegel, PLLC, is an experienced AV Rated civil trial lawyer. Mr. Henrichsen has tried to verdict numerous cases before juries and judges in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Mr. Henrichsen's practice focuses on the representation of businesses and individuals in domestic and international commercial disputes, business fraud claims, banking/financial industry negligence, construction and employment/labor matters. The complex civil litigation Mr. Henrichsen has been involved in includes the representation of commercial sureties in claims situations, construction disputes for sureties, owners and contractors, financial fraud and banking negligence and creditor/debtor workouts....
Stephen Pershing
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 29 years experience
(202) 642-1431 1416 E St. N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Civil Rights, Elder, Employment and Personal Injury
University of Virginia School of Law
I'm a civil rights plaintiffs' lawyer by lifelong passion and three decades of experience. Now in sole practice representing individuals and organizations after litigating for the ACLU, the U.S. Justice Department's civil rights division, and an elite public interest firm. Soft spot for interesting cases of every kind. Sliding fee scale based on ability to pay.
Jason Zuckerman
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 18 years experience
(202) 262-8959 1629 K Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Civil Rights and Employment
University of Virginia School of Law
Jason Zuckerman litigates whistleblower retaliation, qui tam, wrongful discharge, discrimination, non-compete, and other employment-related claims, and authors the Whistleblower Protection Law Blog. Recently, Zuckerman served as Senior Legal Advisor to the Special Counsel at the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the federal agency charged with protecting whistleblowers in the federal government. In addition, Zuckerman served on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, which makes recommendations to the Secretary of Labor to improve the fairness, efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of OSHA's administration of whistleblower protections. Zuckerman is rated 10 out of 10 by Avvo and was recognized by Washingtonian...
Keith Lively
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 13 years experience
(202) 589-1834 1110 Vermont Ave NW
#715
Washington, DC 20005
Civil Rights, Business and Employment
Columbia Law School
Dionna Maria Lewis
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 7 years experience
(202) 375-2213 815 Connecticut NW, Suite 720
Washington, DC 20006
Civil Rights, Business and Employment
The George Washington University Law School and Drake University Law School
Dionna Maria Lewis is a Labor & Employment Associate at the Washington, D.C. office of The Fay Law Group PLLC, where she manages an active litigation docket of nationwide and local cases in all areas of employment and employment-related disputes. Prior to joining the Fay Law Group PLLC, Ms. Lewis completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable John F. McCabe, Jr. at the D.C. Superior Court and was fair lending counsel at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in the Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity. At the CFPB, Ms. Lewis investigated fair lending risks and civil...
Kristen Sinisi
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 7 years experience
(202) 745-1942 1400 16th Street, N.W.
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights and Employment
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Kristen Sinisi represents employees in employment litigation, including statutory discrimination and retaliation claims, and common-law claims arising in the workplace setting. Ms. Sinisi has pursued a variety of employment-related claims, including claims for discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract, and whistleblower claims arising under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Act, False Claims Act, and Defense Contractor Whistleblower Protection Act. Ms. Sinisi also has experience challenging employers’ restrictive covenants, including non-compete provisions.

Prior to joining Bernabei & Kabat, Ms. Sinisi served as the Chief Law Clerk to the Honorable Dan Pellegrini at the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, where she analyzed a variety of employment...
David Wachtel
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 29 years experience
(202) 745-1942 1775 T St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Civil Rights and Employment
University of Texas - Austin
Some clients ask for “a lawyer who’s a pit bull.” Pit bulls do one thing well – but when they attack, you have to hope they’re attacking the right person, at the right time. I do a lot of different things. I’m a litigator and a negotiator. I listen. Then I tell the true stories of my clients. I pay scrupulous attention to financial details, realistically assess available options, innovate strategies and execute them. And when the circumstances really call for it, I bite someone. I've been recognized as...
Suzanne Marie Tsintolas
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 23 years experience
(202) 362-8212 3520 Connecticut Avenue, NW
2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20008
Civil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Employment
Suzanne M. Tsintolas is a practicing trial attorney with more than 22 years of experience in litigating discrimination, employment law, and defamation cases, primarily in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She began her formal education with a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire and earned her Master’s degrees from Troy University in Human Resource Management and Public Administration. Ms. Tsintolas worked for more than 15 years in corporations and local government as a human resources professional concentrating in recruitment, staffing, and employment matters. She culminated her corporate career as a senior human resources director of...
Alan Lescht
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 25 years experience
(202) 563-3315 1050 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights, Business, Divorce and Family
Described by clients as "exceptional" and "a true lawyer's lawyer", Alan Lescht has long been recognized as one of the best employment lawyers in Washington, DC. Newsweek Magazine, Washingtonian Magazine, Super Lawyers and Top Ten Leaders Program have featured Alan as one of the top employment lawyers in Washington, DC. Alan Lescht has been successfully litigating employment discrimination, civil rights, and commercial litigation cases for more than 25 years. He is a founding partner of Alan Lescht and Associates, PC, where he oversees the firm's employment litigation and counseling practices. Lescht has written extensively on employment law and...
Asim Ghafoor
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer
(202) 625-4393 1101 30th Street NW,
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20007
Civil Rights and International
University of Texas - Austin
Asim Ghafoor is a veteran civil rights attorney with over two decades of experience in advising public policy makers and clients on legal, political, and trade issues. Asim has represented individuals, companies, and institutions in civil rights, corporate, international, and civil law. Mr. Ghafoor earned his JD from the University of Texas School of Law. Asim Ghafoor is licensed to practice in the State of Maryland and the US Courts for the Southern District of Texas, District of Columbia and District of Colorado. Mr. Ghafoor is also permitted to practice immigration law in all 50 states and commonwealths. ...
Bradford P. Johnson
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer
(202) 544-1515 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Administrative, Business and Estate Planning
Antioch School of Law
Kalah Auchincloss
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 13 years experience
(202) 261-7356 1875 K St NW
Washington, DC 20006
Civil Rights, Environmental, Health Care and International
Georgetown University Law School
Joshua Norris Rose
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 20 years experience
(202) 331-8556 1726 M Street
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights, Appeals, Employment and Insurance Claims
University of North Carolina School of Law
Josh Rose is a seasoned attorney with more than two decades of experience helping employees understand their rights and helping them recover losses caused by employer misconduct. Mr. Rose has represented thousands of employees with individual, group and class based claims. He has broad experience with investigations, litigation and negotiated resolutions with federal agencies. He has broad experience with EEO, civil service, whistleblowers’ rights, federal court litigation and appeals. Whether your claim involves: - Retaliation for reporting wrongdoing; ...
Michael Ellement
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 4 years experience
(202) 745-1942 1400 16th St. NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights and Employment
Michael Ellement has represented employees who have been sexually harassed and sexually assaulted at work; discriminated against because of their gender, race, and age; and whistleblowers who have been unlawfully fired after uncovering misconduct.

Prior to joining Bernabei & Kabat, Mr. Ellement worked as an attorney for the National Labor Relations Board, Office of General Counsel, where he represented the rights of workers who were discriminated against in violation of federal law. He litigated complex matters in federal courts throughout the country. He argued before the 2nd, 5th, and DC Circuits, and in several district court proceedings.

Before working at the...
Lauren Khouri
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer
(202) 602-6500 1775 K Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
Civil Rights and Employment
American University
Lauren A. Khouri is an associate attorney with Correia & Puth, PLLC, dedicating her practice to the civil rights of employees in the workplace. Ms. Khouri represents clients in all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice, including sex discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, disability discrimination, and retaliation claims under Title IX, which bans sex discrimination in education. Her work also includes fighting pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, and other types of discrimination and retaliation prohibited by state and federal civil rights statutes.
Lawrence Joseph
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 27 years experience
(202) 669-5135 1250 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights, Appeals, Business and Environmental
Harvard Law School
Ariel Elaine Solomon
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 12 years experience
(866) 833-3529 1025 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights, Administrative and Employment
Albany Law School
Ariel E. Solomon, Esq., concentrates her practice in the areas of Federal Employment Law and Civil Litigation. She has significant experience asserting rights of employees in complex litigation matters, including but not limited to, providing aggressive representation for employees in adverse action cases before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), discrimination cases before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, federal retirement and whistleblower retaliation cases. She is internationally recognized for her work representing physician whistleblowers employed with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Ariel frequently represents clients based in Asia, the European Union, and the Middle East. ...
Jennifer Lynn Bezdicek
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 12 years experience
(202) 617-0707 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
American University Washington College of Law and University of San Diego School of Law
Toni Maschler
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 14 years experience
(202) 835-0660 Bromberg Kohler Maya & Maschler
2011 Pennsylvania Ave. NW #500
Washington, DC 20006
Civil Rights, Appeals, Immigration and International
Hnin N Khaing
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 11 years experience
(202) 232-4079 1420 N Street NW
Suite 102
Washington, DC 20005
Civil Rights, Business, Employment and Immigration
Douglas Hartnett
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 19 years experience
(202) 965-0529 1101 - 30th Street NW, Ste 500
Washington, DC 20007
Civil Rights, Appeals, Employment and Immigration
Veronice A. Holt
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 46 years experience
(202) 244-2659 3003 VAN NESS ST NW
W1111
Washington, DC 20008
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Anne H.S. Fraser
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 38 years experience
(202) 466-4009 1320 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036
Civil Rights and Employment
Antioch School of Law
Pamela L. Huddleston
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Lawyer with 20 years experience
(202) 349-8589 1701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 300, PMB 406
Washington, DC 20006-5813
Civil Rights, Animal, Asbestos and Consumer
Christopher J Mutimer
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Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 6 years experience
(202) 670-2390 406 5th Street NW
Suite 130
Washington, DC 2001
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Domestic Violence
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
As a member of Scrofano Law, PC, Attorney Mutimer represents clients in need of outstanding criminal defense in Washington, D.C. Attorney Mutimer is a dedicated and skilled defense attorney whose law office is directly across the street from D.C. Superior Court, the Court of Appeals and only a block away from the District Court. Attorney Mutimer is prepared to apply his knowledge gained from handling numerous jury trials and bench trials in the District of Columbia to zealously fight for the rights of each and every one of his client. Attorney Mutimer is not a plea lawyer....
Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 45 years experience
(202) 258-2663 6304 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20011
Civil Rights, Business, Divorce and Elder
The Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney with 51 years experience
(202) 785-2145 888 17th NW street
900 Brawner Building
Washington, DC 20006-3307
Civil Rights, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Harvard Law School

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