I was born and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland, and graduated from Walt... more
I was born and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland, and graduated from Walt Whitman High School in 1989. I attended Brandeis University where I graduated cum laude with a B.A. in economics in 1993. I received my juris doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in 1996. While in law school, I was a member of the Law Review and the Moot Court Executive Board. In my third year... view profile
Raised in Texas where I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with... more
Raised in Texas where I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with Special Honors, I moved to Washington, DC in 2005 to attend American University's Washington College of Law. I graduated from American's dual JD/MA program in 2008. I spent two years clerking for the Honorable Natalia Combs Greene in the DC Superior Court where I worked on hundreds of complex civil and criminal c... view profile
Communication and building a trusting attorney-client relationship are crucial to a... more
Communication and building a trusting attorney-client relationship are crucial to a successful defense in a criminal case. Therefore, from our first meeting, throughout the investigation and any subsequent court proceedings, you will be informed of every development in your case. We encourage you to contact us at any time with questions or concerns. If you needa criminal defense attorney... view profile
I'm Shawn Sukumar, a skilled criminal defense attorney in the District of Columbia.... more
I'm Shawn Sukumar, a skilled criminal defense attorney in the District of Columbia. I focus my practice on a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases in addition to some traffic cases. I have focused my entire legal career on criminal defense. I followed law school with a clerkship at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in the trial division, where I worked ... view profile
Criminal defense attorney Ada Chan represents people from all walks of life facing a... more
Criminal defense attorney Ada Chan represents people from all walks of life facing a wide range of serious criminal charges. Ada K. Chan is a native of Hong Kong. She spent her formative years in England and Germany. Ms. Chan attended Oregon State University, earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree and received her Juris Doctor from the District of Columbia School of Law. She has been admitted to pr... view profile
I have over a decade of aggressive criminal defense and trial practice experience,... more
I have over a decade of aggressive criminal defense and trial practice experience, with 5 years of private practice in my own law firm. My philosphy is that "No One Should Feel Invisible In Court", which is why I take the time to explain the law to my clients so that they can make informed decisions about their cases. I am looking forward to working with you!
Raised in Pennsylvania, I moved to the Washington, DC area to attend the University... more
Raised in Pennsylvania, I moved to the Washington, DC area to attend the University of Maryland. After graduating with a dual degree from Maryland, I attended law school at George Mason University in Arlington, VA. Twelve years after I moved to D.C. from Pennsylvania I am proud to say that D.C. is my home. In addition to rooting for the Terps, I am an avid DC pro sports fan. I also enjoy readin... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.
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