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Dipo Akin-Deko is the Managiing Director of Akin-Deko Professional Services Firm. Mr. Akin-Deko focus is on Business and Employment law, Public and Private Sector Contracts and Business Consulting.

Specialties: Mr. Akin-Deko represents businesses as well as individuals in business formation, business and commercial litigation, negotiations, contract dispute and formation, liability assessments, not for profit representation, licensing and labor/employment defense. 

Mr. Akin-Deko’s consulting experience includes corporate strategy, strategic planning, private and government contracting/sub contracting advising. 


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 35%
    10 years
  2. Business: 20%
    10 years
  3. Entertainment: 10%
    10 years
  4. Government Contracts: 10%
    10 years
  5. Other: 25%
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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Terri Sharonda Herron

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Akin-Deko is very professional and very knowledgeable.


    Terri Herron Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Stephen F Wallace

    This lawyer not only has the skill in the courtroom, but has the personality to make even the other side like him. I was impressed with the insight brought to bear in the matters I consulted on with this attorney's firm. With strict attention to detail and a refined sense of presentation, any client would feel as if they had this man's total attention. Simply, I was refreshed to see another attorney that made me want to practice better law.


    Stephen Wallace Federal Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Akin-Deko Professional Services Firm PLLC

919 Prince Street
2nd Floor
Alexandria, VA, 22314


VAAuthorized to practice law201502/06/2015
DCActive 200811/29/2015
TXInactive 200701/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
GWU Law School LLM Mock Trial Competition Runner UpGeorge Washington University Law School2007
Henry Doyle Moot Court Competition Runner upThurgood Marshall School of Law2006
Henry Doyle Moot Court Competition Best Oralist Runner upThurgood Marshall School of Law2006
Merit ScholarshipThurgood Marshall School of Law2005
Gallup Polls/Hewlet Packard Essay Competition WinnerGallup2005
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund RecipientThurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund2005
Merit ScholarshipThurgood Marshall School of Law2004
TMSL Negotiation ChampionThurgood Marshall School of Law2004
Merit ScholarshipThurgood Marshall School of Law2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing DirectorAkin-Deko Professional Services Firm PLLC2007 - Present
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Marc Emden/Tom Witkop2007 - 2007
Summer AssociateOgletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart formally Lewis Fisher2005 - 2005
Student Bar Association PresidentThurgood Marshall School of Law2005 - 2006
Summer AssociateFriday Eldrege & Clark2005 - 2005
Youth Sports Cordinator and Camp DirectorYMCA2001 - 2003
Mortgage SpecialistFirst Horizon/First Tennessee Bank2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
City of Alexandria Commission on EmploymentCommissioner2014 - 2016
THurgood Marshall School of Law Alumni BoardPast Chairman2011 - Present
Level TenPresident2008 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Kreiter v. LopezSettled
Conteh v. JabbieCase Dismissed
Glenmont Financial v. PereaCase settled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawMasters of Law in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution2007
University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawSports and Leisure Studies/Sports ManagementOther - Bachelors2003
Texas Southern UniversityN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Careers in Criminal Law and Criminal JusticeCareers in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice2010
American Bar Association CLEO Midsummer meetingDeveloping a Solo Practice2010
Council on Legal Education Opportunity Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity ProgramDeveloping a Solo Practice2009
Sucessful Careers in the Legal FieldCareers in the Law2008