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I am a practicing attorney locally in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.  I also have a large appellate practice in the Courts of Appeals for the DC, Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuits as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. 


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 100%


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  • Eric K. Klein

    I have known Jenifer Wicks since I was a law student seventeen years ago. I have had the honor of seeing her over many years of practice. I have never met a smarter, more dedicated, or more creative lawyer. I give her the strongest endorsement.


    Eric Klein Criminal defense Attorney
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The Law Offices of Jenifer Wicks

The Jenifer Building
400 Seventh Street NW Suite 202
Washington, DC, 20004


DCActive 199907/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2015
Super Lawyer - Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2014
R. Kenneth Mundy Lawyer of the YearDC Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2008
Public Interest Legal ScholarGeorgetown University Law Center1998
Starr Fellowship for Public ServiceBrown University1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Litigation Director, Civil RightsCouncil on American-Islamic Relations2014 - Present
Professorial Lecturer in LawGeorge Washington University Law School2012 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Jenifer WIcks2000 - Present
PartnerWicks & Dayson LLC2001 - 2003
Staff AttorneyPublic Defender Service for the District of Columbia1998 - 2000
Law ClerkPublic Defender Service for District of Columbia1996 - 1998
Research AssistantBradley Hospital/Brown University Sleep Research Laboratory1991 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
DC Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - Present
American Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionMember2000 - Present
DC Bar, Criminal Law and Individual Rights SectionMember1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
United States v Shaun RosebarNot Guilty
United States v William WadeNot Guilty
United States v James DavisNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
Washington PostDefense in major D.C. drug case argues evidence is insufficient, unreliable2012
Washington ExaminerSocial Media Behind Bars2012
Washington PostHomicide Prosecutions Flounder in DC2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor1998
Brown UniversityPsychologyA.B.1991
Maret SchoolN/AH.S. Diploma1987
University of Pennsylvania School of Social WorkN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rights of Spring 2013Creative Pretrial Motions2013
Immigration ConsequencesPostconviction Attacks on Criminal Convictions2011
Rights of Spring 2006Investigation Resources2006
Career ServicesSolo Practitioners2001