The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Counsel, Washingtonian and SuperLawyers magazines have all ranked me as one of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in the Washington, DC aerea, I am a solo practicioner with 20+ years experience as a Criminal Defense Attorney. For the 6 years prior to taking the Bar I was a Criminal Defense Investigator, working with some of the Best Attorneys in the District of Columbia. I have 26+ years of Criminal Defense Experience in the Criminal Courts in Washington, DC. I was a former Deputy Trial Chief and Lead Attorney for Homicide in the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. I have recieved the Frederick Douglas Human Rights Award from the Southern Center for Human Rights for my work as local counsel for the Guantonemo Bay Detainees. I have tried hundreds of criminal defense cases to jury verdict and handle all types of criminal cases from Misdemeanors to Homicides, Sex Offenses and Federal Conspiracies. No case is too large or too small, from misdemeanors with accompanying college disciplinary matters to complex conspiracies and violent felonies. I understand that the most important case, to you, is yours. That is the way I handle all of my client's cases.