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Dorene Mary Haney

Guardianship Attorney at Washington, DC

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About Dorene

Learn Dorene’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Guardianship
    25%

  2. Probate
    25%

  3. Landlord or tenant
    20%
    Rent Control, Tenant Opportunity to Purchase, Residential and Commercial Landlord-Tenant disputes

    25 years

  4. Elder law
    10%

  5. Litigation
    10%
    General civil litigation, including housing and real-estate related matters and contracts

    40 years

  6. Wills and living wills
    10%
    wills, living wills, power of attorney and durable power of attorney.

    20 years

Licensed for 40 years
State VA
Status Active
Acquired 1996
Updated 12/27/2022
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1996
Updated 06/08/2022
State MD
Status Active
Acquired 1990
Updated 11/29/2022
State CA
Status Inactive
Acquired 1983
Updated 11/28/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Dorene

Dorene M. Haney, Attorney at Law
209 Kennedy St., NW
Washington, DC, 20011

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by Kristen | October 11, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
relieved to find her!!
Dorene represented me when I had to go to court to evict a tenant. I am just an individual landlord, and don't have some massive company or anything, so for me this was a somewhat emotional process. Dorene knew the ins and outs of landlord/tenant law in DC, and really made me relieved to have her on my side! She was very responsive and made me extremely confident that she knew exactly what she was doing. Also, since she does this a lot she knows the reputation of the various judges, mediators, etc and knows a lot of the people you will deal with in the courthouse. Also, I found her services to be affordable for me and she doesn't nickel and dime you for every question (phew!). I have consulted her since this time several times to ensure I know exactly how to legally protect myself in the future. I highly recommend her!
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Posted by Clarise | September 30, 2013
Tenant Advice
Dorene Mary Haney was very expeditious in following up with me in regards to my inquiry. After her following up with me I was able to assess what was the next steps in which I needed to follow through with. I did not end up using Ms. Haney because I did not end up needing a lawyer but if I had needed a lawyer she would definitely be someone that I would trust.
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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Supervising Attorney and Adjunct Professor of Law
  • DC Law Students in Court
  • 1998 - 2013
  • Of Counsel
  • Towner Law Offices
  • 1993 - 1998
  • Attorney
  • Zurich American/the Maryland Group
  • 1989 - 1993
  • Associate
  • Derby, Cook, Quinby & Tweedt
  • 1982 - 1988
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Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • JD with honors
  • 1982
  • University of Virginia
  • BA with Honors
  • 1979

Legal Cases

  • Hernandez v. Banks, 08 CV-1571
  • decision in client's favor, case remanded
  • Barbour v. WMATA, 374 F.3d 1161
  • decision in client's favor

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • The Jerrold Scoutt Prize
  • District of Columbia Bar Foundation
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (3)
Endorse Dorene
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Haney is a highly respected, experienced landlord-tenant lawyer. She is a strong advocate. She has been practicing in this field for decades. I am very glad to recommend Ms. Haney."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dorene as an amazing litigator. She is a lawyers-lawyer. She is highly recommended."
Litigation Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Dorene's knowledge of Landlord and Tenant law is without peer and her litigation experience and skill make her a formidable force in any case she is involved in."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Sep 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Dorene and I were opposing counsel on many matters early in my career. She was always respectful of other parties but a fierce advocate for her clients. I'm sure she will be a great asset to her clients in private practice."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Without reservation, I unequivocally endorse Ms. Haney as an exemplary attorney and professional. I had the pleasure of working under Ms. Haney as a student attorney in a legal clinic providing representation to indigent clients in landlord-tenant proceedings in Washington, DC. Ms. Haney was extremely knowledgeable and very well-respected by the other attorneys and judges in court. I learned a great deal about the law and how to practice as an attorney from Ms. Haney, and fully recommend her to any potential clients in the DC metro area."
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