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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    32 years
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 30%
    17 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    12 years
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
    22 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Marc A Borbely

    Ms. Haney is a highly respected, experienced landlord-tenant lawyer. She is a strong advocate. She has been practicing in this field for decades. I am very glad to recommend Ms. Haney.


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  • Adam Roland Hunter

    Dorene as an amazing litigator. She is a lawyers-lawyer. She is highly recommended.


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Contact info

Dorene M. Haney, Attorney at Law

209 Kennedy St., NW
Washington, DC, 20011


VAAuthorized to practice law199609/15/2015
DCActive 199605/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Jerrold Scoutt PrizeDistrict of Columbia Bar Foundation2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Supervising Attorney and Adjunct Professor of LawDC Law Students in Court1998 - 2013
Of CounselTowner Law Offices1993 - 1998
AttorneyZurich American/the Maryland Group1989 - 1993
AssociateDerby, Cook, Quinby & Tweedt1982 - 1988
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hernandez v. Banks, 08 CV-1571decision in client's favor, case remanded
Barbour v. WMATA, 374 F.3d 1161decision in client's favor
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AJD with honors1982
University of VirginiaGovernment/Foreign AffairsBA with Honors1979