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John B Mesirow

John B Mesirow

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Litigation

About Me

I am a diehard bicycle commuter, making the 6-mile trek each way on the streets of Maryland and DC daily.  I've been commuting by bike for the past 10 years, rain or shine.  Not only does this keep me in semi-decent shape, it really gives me a good perspective for the bicycle accident cases we handle in DC, Maryland and Virginia.  I hope you will visit our website - - and check out the bicycle riders FAQs we put together.  You'll also find the local laws (DC, MD & VA) relating to cycling.  Be safe!


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Personal Injury: 95%
    22 years, 500 cases
  2. Litigation: 5%
    22 years, 100 cases



Hourly ($325-375/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Robert B Walker

    I endorse this lawyer's work. John was opposing counsel in a case of mine a few years back. He was an excellent advocate for his clients but also reasonable, civil, and practical.


    Robert Walker Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Kenneth M. Trombly

    I highly endorse this lawyer's work.


    Kenneth Trombly Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Mesirow & Associates, PLLC

1307 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC, 20036


DCActive 199207/18/2014
VAAuthorized to practice law199103/11/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2012
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2011
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2010
Top LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2009
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2009
Top LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2007
Top LawyerWashingtonian Magazine2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerMesirow & Associates, PLLC2014 - Present
Managing MemberMesirow & Stravitz, PLLC2000 - 2014
Law Offices of John B. Mesirow1993 - 2000
AssociateStauffer & Abraham1992 - 1993
AssociateFrank Bernstein Conaway & Goldman1991 - 1992

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1991 - Present
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.MemberN/A
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor, with Honors1991
Miami University of OhioFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Plexus ScientificStarting and Operating a Blog2007