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I am a Criminal lawyer in the District of Columbia and the State of Maryland with a primary emphasis in criminal law. We have been practicing criminal attorneys since 1996. We have an emphasis in Driving under the influence (DUI), Driving while intoxicated (DWI), or Operating while intoxicated (OWI) in the District of Columbia. Check us out on our website,  My office also handles criminal defense ranging from juvenile charges, traffic tickets, felonies and misdemeanors You may find additional information at   We practice criminal law in the Washington, Metropolitan area of Washington and centrally located a few blocks from DC Superior Court in Washington, DC. Criminal Lawyers in Washington, DC.  I am elected member of the Steering Committe for the District of Columbia Bar Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    100 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 45%
    20 years, 4 thousand cases
  3. General Practice: 4%
    20 years, 200 cases
  4. Family: 1%
    20 years, 100 cases



Contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I endorse this lawyer. One of the best Lawyers I've worked with or against .


    Alvin Thomas Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christina A Raskin

    I have known Attorney Mark Rollins for over twenty years. I know him to be a smart, no nonsense, lawyer with years of experience and savvy to get the job done right for his clients. I highly recommend this lawyer!


    Christina Raskin DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Rollins and Chan Law Firm

419 7th Street, NW Suite 405
Washington, DC, 20004


DCActive 199707/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Appreciation - Judge Rigsby law campDistrict of Columbia Superior Court2013
Law Review StaffLaw Review, David Clark School of Law1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRollins and Chan Law Firm2007 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office Mark Rollins1996 - 2007
Covington and Burling Westwood FellowNeighborhoood Legal Services1995 - 1996
Law Student InternUnited States Attorneys for DC1994 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia BarD.C. Criminal Law Steering Committee, Elected Member2016 - Present
DC Superior Court Panel Member 2014-2017Member of Criminal Panel of Attorneys in DC Superior Court2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2014 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2012 - Present
West Virginia State College/University Graduates GroupMember2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Criminal Defense Lawyers Group MembersMember2012 - Present
Superior Court Drug Intervention TeamMember2012 - Present
U.S. Panel for District of Columbia for Criminal Justice ActMember2000 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1997 - Present
District of Columbia Superior Court Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Alpha Phi Alpha FraternityMember1988 - Present
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor societyMember1990 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
US v. JBDismissed
U.S. v. KFGuilty of Lesser included offense, no jail
U.S. v. GLCase dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety TestingDUI/DWI DefenseCertificate of Training2013
University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
West Virginia State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
District of Columbia Bar Lunch & LearnCriminal Defense in the District of Columbia2016
Practice Management Advisory ServiceA Day in the Life of a Criminal Defense Lawyer: The Inside Scoop on Running a Criminal Law Practice in D.C2015
Practice 360°|A Day for Lawyers and Law FirmsCriminal Lawyer in the District of Columbia2015
Student ConferenceDavid Clark School of Law New student2014
Law Camp -Judge Rigsby Law Camp Mentor and Presenter2014
D.C. Bar Brown Bag Lunch SeriesA Day in the Life of a Criminal Defense Lawyer: What to Expect in Your Criminal Law Practice2014
Judge Rigsby Law CampCriminal Defense Attorney Job2012
Judge for the Black Law Students AssociationMoot Court Competition2012
JCHS career dayCriminal Attorney2012
Career FairDefense Attorney Work2010
Community Court in DCEast of the River Community Court2004