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Shawn S Sukumar

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  1. Confident and Professional

    Posted by Nick, a Criminal Defense client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Shawn Sukumar.
    • I hired Shawn 6-12 months ago.
    • Shawn handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I did a search on the internet and found Price Benowize. After speaking with someone, they directed me to Shawn. I was concerned about the allegations I faced and, after speaking with Shawn, I felt much better. Shawn presented solid plan and was confidednt about the next steps. I immediately signed with Shawn and we got to work on building my defense. Shawn kept me in the loop while time went on and I sat back while he took care of things. On our first court date, I could tell Shawn seemed to have a good relationship with the procecutor. He presented himself in a professional manner and had the perfect demeanor for the courtroom. He was confident and knew what he needed to say, communicating clearly in the courtroom. Shawn worked everything out for me beforehand and there were no surprises. I thought the plan Shawn presented was a solid plan and I was happy with the result of my case. My charges were dismissed and Shawn relieved a big headache for me. I am very satisfied I hired Shawn for my case.

  2. Excellent criminal defense attorney; highly recommended

    Posted by a Domestic Violence client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
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    Knowledgeable
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    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Shawn Sukumar.
    • I hired Shawn 1-3 years ago.
    • Shawn handled my Domestic Violence matter.

    Shawn did a great job representing me in a simple assault/domestic violence case. As it was my first offense, Shawn was able to negotiate a delayed sentencing agreement with the prosecutor, which meant I was able to convert nine months of probation (including some community service and regular drug/alcohol testing) into a dismissed case, meaning my record is still clear today.

    Not only did Shawn do a good job representing me, but his communication was also solid throughout the process. He did a good job of conveying possible outcomes and explaining their potential implications for me and my future. Ultimately, I perceive we were able to navigate the legal process to one of the best possible results, for which I'm appreciative of his support and would recommend him highly.

  3. a great aggressive lawyer that works for his clients best interests

    Posted by a DUI client,
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     Excellent
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    Responsive
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    Knowledgeable
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    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Shawn Sukumar.
    • I hired Shawn 6-12 months ago.
    • Shawn handled my DUI / DWI matter.

    Shawn represented me in a DUI case (my fourth) and was able to get the case dismissed because DC couldn't find my file. my case was old so they had problems locating the file but Shawn was able to get it dismissed on the first court date.

    He's very aggressive and kept me informed throughout without sugarcoating anything.

  4. EXCELLENT DUI Lawyer

    Posted by a DUI client,
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     Excellent
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    Knowledgeable
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    Kept me informed
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    • I recommend Shawn Sukumar.
    • I hired Shawn 1-3 years ago.
    • Shawn handled my DUI / DWI matter.

    When I was looking for a criminal defense attorney, I was very nervous and anxious. We talked to three different attorneys and finally found Shawn Sukumar. We found Shawn and Price Benowitz LLP online. I talked to the client management team and the process was very smooth and I was able to speak to Shawn very quickly. Shawn told us that we should talk to someone who was very knowledgeable with the DC courts, and Shawn fit that bill perfectly. Shawn was very realistic throughout the entire case and gave me the worst and best case scenario of what I could expect. Shawn took my case all the way to trial, and had such a great courtroom presence that even other attorneys were complimenting him on his arguments. He was very professional and knew what he wanted to say. Shawn had a goal and worked very hard towards it. He always went the extra mile. While the prosecutor was tripping over his statements, Shawn was very articulate and knew exactly what he wanted to say. Shawn was always there to answer my phone calls, texts, and e-mails. He prepped us very well and made us feel very comfortable. Shawn and the rest of the Price Benowitz team were very affordable and close to the court house. Also, they provided water and snacks every time I came to the office. I will definitely recommend Shawn and Price Benowitz to friends and family. Hopefully I’ll never need his services again, but I’ve found my lawyer for life in Shawn Sukumar.

  5. I recommend Shawn Sukumar

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Shawn Sukumar.
    • I hired Shawn 1-3 years ago.
    • Shawn handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I was charged in Washington, DC for smoking marijuana outside the 930 club before a concert. It was the first time being charged with possession in DC. The responding officers were ready to let me go, however a senior policeman showed up and made sure that I was arrested. I was released within a couple of hours. Because my wife has needed legal counsel in the past, I knew from her experience that I absolutely needed a good lawyer. I found the firm through NORML and had a lawyer retained very quickly. I experienced some severe back issues which complicated my case, but attorney Shawn Sukumar set me up with a terrific community service program that accommodated my physical condition. The case took several months to handle. Shawn consistently handled my calls and was very confident in handling my case. I needed someone to do this right because the custody of my son was hanging in the balance. In the end, I did my community service and the case was dismissed. I was so pleased with the firm that I will gladly use their services in future for any type of case.

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