|Dist. of Columbia - DC||12 years|
|New York - NY||20 years|
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A native of Oakland, California, Attorney Williams is the principal attorney at the Law Office of Jacqueline Williams in Washington, D.C. Her primary practice areas are Criminal and Civil Litigation. Attorney Williams is a graduate of Grambling State University and Southern University Law Center. In law school, she served as the junior class representative, worked as a member of the law school recruitment team, and served as staff writer on the Law Review. As a Law Review member, her casenote on the incarceration of African American mothers due to fetal abuse, was selected for publishing.
After graduating from law school with honors, Attorney Williams worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, New York. Following her tenure as a prosecutor, she opened a general litigation firm in New York City and represented private clients in civil and criminal defense cases throughout the five boroughs of New York City. She currently runs a criminal defense practice in Washington, DC.
Attorney Williams also serves as an Administrative Hearing Officer and the President's designee at University of Maryland, College Park. In this capacity she presides over employment matters. Additionally, she has experience handling employment related matters that are appealable to the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Memberships & Associations
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
- National Council of Negro Women
- Order of the Eastern Star
- National Bar Association
- Ambassador and 2015 Society member for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture
- Commissioner for the Commission on Reentry and Returning Citizens Affairs for the District of Columbia (two terms)
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