12 years, 500 cases
Trial lawyer Patrice A. Sulton is the Principal of Sulton Law Offices, PLLC, in Washington, DC. An experienced and passionate advocate, Patrice specializes in securing favorable outcomes for her clients in the areas of Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation. Patrice regularly testifies before the City Council on legislation, particularly provisions of the criminal code, and she is highly sought-after as a legal expert and commentator on social justice issues. She teaches Trial Advocacy at GW Law. SuperLawyers, the National Bar, and the Legal Times have recognized her as a Rising Star in the District of Columbia.
Patrice holds a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School. In 2008, GW Law awarded her the Justice Thurgood Marshall Award for her commitment to civil rights, the John F. Evans Award for outstanding advocacy in her criminal defense clinic, and the pro bono award for her service to the community.
Prior to beginning her practice, Patrice worked for the NAACP, the Washington Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. She also completed a year-long clerkship with the Honorable Sheila A. Venable, the Presiding Criminal Judge in Hudson County, New Jersey.
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