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Shawn S Sukumar
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Shawn S Sukumar

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Sex Crime

About Me

I'm Shawn Sukumar, a skilled criminal defense attorney in the District of Columbia.  I focus my practice on a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases in addition to some traffic cases. 


I have focused my entire legal career on criminal defense. I followed law school with a clerkship at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in the trial division, where I worked on a range of cases that included sexual assault, drugs, and gun charges.  Prior to taking up practice in DC in 2010, I worked at the Clark County Public Defender in Las Vegas, Nevada in the murder division.  I also bring experience working for the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Criminal Defense: 48%
  2. DUI & DWI: 47%
  3. Sex Crime: 5%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

10 total 

  • Scott Fredrick Lemanski

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Scott Lemanski Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Seyed Kaveh Naser Miremadi

    Shawn is a skilled and effective trial attorney. He is also a tireless advocate of the rights guaranteed to those facing criminal prosecution. I fully endorse Shawn.

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    Seyed Miremadi White Collar Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Shawn Sukumar Attorney at Law

409 7th St NW Ste 240
Washington, DC, 20004-2202

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 201005/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2012
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociatePrice Benowitz, LLP2010 - Present
ClerkClark County Public Defender's Office2008 - 2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
George Washington UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005