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I earned my law degree with honors from the American University Washington College of Law where I served as an Articles Editor on the Editorial Board of the Articles THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW.  I was a Dean’s Fellow for Associate Dean and Professor Jamin Raskin, a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Charles R. Richey, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and a Legal Intern, United States Attorney’s Office of the District of Columbia as well as a Legal Intern for the District of Columbia Office of Corporation Counsel.  I earned my LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from the Georgetown University Law Center.  After law school I clerked for Judge John H. Bayly at D.C. Superior Court.  Judge Bayly was hearing criminal and family matters at the time.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 60%
    7 years
  2. Child Custody: 40%
    8 years



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  • Sheraz Barkat

    I first worked with Michael Troy as opposing counsel on a divorce and child custody matter, and was impressed with his diligence and skillful advocacy. He is an experienced litigator that can be trusted to maneuver clients through the many landmines that can appear in family law cases. I frequently recommend clients to Mr. Troy and will continue to do so in the future.


    Sheraz Barkat Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Paul Stuart Weidenfeld

    I have found Mike to be very knowledgeable in his practice area and always well prepared for his cases. He cares about his clients, works hard for them, and seems always to be available. I recommend this attorney.


    Paul Weidenfeld Health Care Attorney
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Contact info

The Law Offices of Michael A. Troy, PLLC

2121 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC, 20007


DCActive 200211/29/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognition of Service- Client Granted AsylumHuman Rights First2005
EditorAmerican University Law Review1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLiles Parker, PLLC2010 - Present
Founding MemberThe Law Offices of Michael A. Troy2010 - Present
AssociateDavis Malm & D'Agostine2007 - 2008
AssociatePatton Boggs LLP2004 - 2007
Associate; Chairman of the Partner Associate CommitteeJenkens & Gilchrist2001 - 2004
AssociateSilver, Freedman & Taff, L.L.P.1999 - 2001
Attorney AdvisorSecurities and Exchange Commission1998 - 1999
Law ClerkD.C. Superior Court, Judge John H. Bayly1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia BarMember2010 - Present
McLean Youth LacrosseGeneral Counsel, Coach2010 - Present
McLean Youth LacrosseBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterSecurities and Financial RegulationLL.M - Master of Laws2001
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Boston CollegeEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Webinar: Health Care Reform and Third Party BillersHealth Care Reform2010
The Rise of ZPICS and Racs: Why ZPICs May Pose a Significantly Greater RiskHealth Care Fraud2010