Shawn S Sukumar



Shawn S Sukumar is a skilled criminal defense attorney in the District of Columbia.  I focus my practice on a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases in addition to some traffic cases.

I have focused my entire legal career on criminal defense. I followed law school with a clerkship at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia in the trial division, where I worked on a range of cases that included sexual assault, drugs, and gun charges.  Prior to taking up practice in DC in 2010, I worked at the Clark County Public Defender in Las Vegas, Nevada in the murder division.  I also bring experience working for the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council in Atlanta, Georgia.

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Shawn Sukumar Attorney at Law409 7th St NW
#240
Washington, DC, 20004-2202

Office (202) 618-9898

License
State Status Acquired Updated
DC Active 2010 07/10/2016

Awards
Award name Grantor Date granted
Top 40 Under 40 National Trial Lawyers 2014
Top 40 under 40 National Trial Lawyers Association 2014
Top 40 Under 40 National Trial Lawyers 2013
Top 40 under 40 National Trial Lawyers Association 2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2013
Top 40 Under 40 National Trial Lawyers 2012
Top 40 under 40 National Trial Lawyers Association 2012

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Associate Price Benowitz, LLP 2010 – Present
Clerk Clark County Public Defender’s Office 2008 – 2009

Education
School name Major Degree Graduated
Emory University School of Law Law JD – Juris Doctor 2008
George Washington University National Law Center Political Science BA – Bachelor of Arts 2005

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