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Dana-Marie Harris

Family Attorney at College Park, MD

5.0   4 reviews

also known as D.M. Harris

  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 2 years
    Maryland - MD 9 years
  • Licensed for 2 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2021
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State MD
    Acquired 2014
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Dana-Marie

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Practice areas

As a native Maryland resident with a demonstrated commitment to community service, D.M. has held leadership roles while serving on various committees and boards. Prior to a career in law, D.M. worked for federal Defense contractors, adjudicating applications for high-level security clearances and ensuring compliance with Department of Defense directives. The integrity required in such positions of trust continue in the practice of law. D.M. has demonstrated a dedication to community development, working in law and policy on issues of affordable housing, real estate, nonprofit development, and small business management. Law and policy training has also been gleaned from experiences while working for a Maryland nonprofit law firm; a national nonprofit community development organization; and both the Council of the District of Columbia and the Prince George's County Council. Attorney Harris is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland. ​​Education B.A., Communication Studies (Government & Politics), University of Maryland College Park M.P.A., Public Policy, Bowie State University J.D., David A. Clarke School of Law at the University of the District of Columbia ​​Professional Affiliations American Bar Association Maryland State Bar Association Bar Association of Montgomery County Prince George's County Bar Association Community Involvement Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund Forty UNDER 40 Founding Board Member, Synergy NPO, Inc. President, LSA Citizens Association


Law Office of D.M. Harris
9658 Baltimore Ave.
Suite 300
College Park, MD, 20740

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Posted by anonymous | December 7, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Contract Services
Mrs. Harris Esq assisted in establishing a contract between myself and a vendor. I found the contract to be thorough and the service was completed in a timely manner. Mrs. Harris Esq was available to answer any questions. I found her to be professional and consistent.
Posted by Mrs. Robbs | December 5, 2015
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Review Legal Documents and Provide Legal Advice
Mrs. Harris was very instrumental in reviewing and proving legal advice on contracts I received during my wedding planning process. By working with Mrs. Harris, I was able to negotiate a mutual beneficial contract with the wedding entertainment company and confidently present an updated contract. Mrs. Harris worked well within a tight deadline and demonstrated her strong understanding of the law.
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Posted by When Christians Speak Talk Radio | December 4, 2015
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We recommend this firm.
Mrs Harris help us through the legal matters of becoming Incorporated and our tax exempt Status. Her firm was both professional and timely when dealing with the state and the IRS. She has kept us up to date on current changes of all legislation. Mrs Harris will continue to represent us in legal matters. Thank you Mrs Harris for explaining those legalism in layman's terms.
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Posted by Kirsten | December 3, 2015
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Exceptional Legal Counsel
Mrs. Harris was through and expeditious in creating the legal documents I requested from her. Her rate was reasonable and she was knowledgeable about the subject matter. This is why I hired her and keep her number handy for business legal matters. She is clearly passionate about her dedication to improving and empowering small businesses.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 200-300 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.8 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of D.M. Harris
  • 2014 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Office of Aileen Oliver
  • 2016 - 2017


  • Bowie State University
  • Masters of Public Administration
  • N/A
  • University of Maryland
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A
  • University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A


  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • 2014 - Present
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County Maryland
  • N/A
  • Prince George's County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Forty UNDER 40
  • Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

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Given (0)
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Family Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Harris stays up to date on the current laws of the state of Maryland. She also maintains a presence in the bar association of Prince George's County."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Dana-Marie Harris is passionate about the practice of law and and about helping her clients! Intelligent and full of initiative she'll work hard to provide legal solutions!"
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College Park Family Lawyer Dana-Marie Harris
Dana-Marie Harris
Family Attorney
College Park, MD
Licensed for 9 years