Jessica E. Adler, the founder of The Law Office of Jessica E. Adler, is an experienced attorney who concentrates her practice in all areas of family law. She has served as a Guardian ad Litem in the District of Columbia. Prior to opening her own practice, Jessica was an associate with The Lewis Law Firm, where she focused on all aspects of domestic relations law. Before she joined The Lewis Law Firm, Jessica worked with the law firm of O'Connell & Associates, where her practice focused on divorce taxation. She received her B.A. with honors, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in 1997, and her J.D. from the Ohio State University College of Law, in 2000. Jessica was the Associate Editor of the Journal on Dispute Resolution at the Ohio State University College of Law.
My practice covers trusts, estates, and life planning for seniors, individuals with disabilities, caregivers, and others in the District of Columbia. Matters handled include petitions for guardianship of incapacitated individuals, assistance through the probate process, and legal guidance on conservatorships. In addition, the practice involves counsel on devising wills, estates, trusts, special needs trusts, powers of attorney, and advance health care directives, as well as on eligibility requirements for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, Medicare, and other federal and DC programs.
The DC Tenants' Rights Center provides lower-cost, high-quality legal services to DC tenants. (We are the only private law firm in DC that ONLY represents tenants.) We help tenants with a range of issues, including evictions, housing code violations, security deposits, rent control violations, and housing discrimination. We offer unbundled services, including advice, negotiation, help filling out legal forms and preparing for court, and full legal representation in court.
Mr. Krop has broad experience drafting appeals, waivers, court motions and briefs, and represents clients at USCIS interviews and in immigration court proceedings. Mr. Krop also represents clients in all aspects of family law including custody and visitation, divorce, division of marital property, spousal and child support and domestic violence matters. Krop works together with his clients to resolve their family law matters through negotiation, mediation, collaborative law and, when necessary, litigation.
I help my clients through separation and divorce, the division of property, creating custody and parenting arrangements, determining child and spousal support, and resolving paternity disputes. My style reflects my client’s needs and what will best meet their goals, whether through negotiation, mediation, the Collaborative Process, or litigation. My goal is to help my clients address their interests and forge a path forward in a supportive environment in which they make informed decisions.
Currently, my law practice focuses on criminal appellate and trial practice primarily for people of limited financial means, juveniles and immigrants. I have been appointed by the D.C. Court of Appeals to represent indigent defendants under the Criminal Justice Act. My experience includes providing limited representation to indigent criminal defendants in initial appearance proceedings, and providing representation to prisoners seeking post-conviction relief from incarceration. I represent victims of domestic violence in civil protection orders cases. My training includes case assessment and advocacy for LGBTQ clients as well as victims of intimate partner domestic violence.
My practice is taxpayer civil and criminal representation before the IRS, the Florida Department of Revenue, and other taxing jurisdictions. I have been a tax professional since 2001, having owned a National Retail Tax Franchise. In 2012, I began representing clients before the IRS and State Jurisdictions as an Enrolled Agent. The Jefferson Firm, LLC represents clients (individuals, small businesses, and tax practitioners) nationwide in federal taxation and controversy matters. Essentially, the firm handles “all things tax.”
Khadilkar Law practices in family law, including divorce, custody, child support, domestic violence, and neglect. I have devoted my practice to individuals facing intense personal decisions - those surrounding their family. Khadilkar Law offers quality legal representation with personal attention to each case. I welcome the opportunity to get to know you, your case, and your family.
Experience. Compassion. Skill
I have extensive experience in litigating family law cases on behalf of parents, caregivers and children. Most recently, I served as Legal Director of the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, where I represented domestic violence survivors and at-risk children in custody, divorce, and civil protection order matters. Previously, I had a solo family law practice in D.C. and Maryland. I received my law degree from Georgetown University and my undergraduate degree from Williams College, and also completed Masters-level coursework at the University of Maryland School of Social Work.
I have been a lawyer in Washington, DC since 1977. Most of my solo law practice is preparing wills, contracts, leases, and family and small business documents. But I do many things. If you would like to find out if a particular legal service is available, send an Email or leave a voicemail message. I usually responds within 24 hours. I speak French.
The most important traits of a good defense lawyer are communication and trust. Having resolved hundreds of criminal cases with these attributes front and center, I know how to guide you through the legal process. I fight vigorously for my clients, handling cases through every step. I represent regular people charged with criminal offenses, often winning favorable verdicts or negotiating satisfactory plea deals. I represent clients all throughout Maryland and DC charged with all kinds of criminal offenses, including DUIs, assaults, rapes, and thefts.
James Montana is an an immigration lawyer with enormous experience in family-based petitions, deportation defense, and U/T/VAWA/DACA work. James Montana has co-taught a continuing education course on Advanced Topics in Affidavits of Support, and has lectured (or served as a panelist) on L Visas, prosecutorial discretion in immigration court, birthright citizenship, and other topics.
I graduated from GWU Law School and interned in New York—first with Judge Ellis of the SDNY and in the NY Attorney General’s Office, (under Cuomo). After graduating, I worked with Finkelstein Thompson, specializing in anti-trust and consumer protection. I have served as Special Assistant Attorney General with the Commercial Finance Bureau of D.C. and been in private practice since 2010. I am a member of the D.C. Bar (Litigation Section) and the ABA (Real Estate and Law Firm Practice Section). I also volunteered as an Advising Attorney for the D.C. Bar Probate and Small Business Legal Clinics.
I specialize in employment law representing primarily employees as well as small businesses. I practice law with the belief that establishing clients’ trust is the only measure of success. From initial consultation through to the final outcome, I want you to have the utmost confidence not only in my abilities, but also in my sincerity. I take each case not from a particular angle, but from an inclusive viewpoint that provides clients with the best options for a specific scenario. In other words, I handle your case holistically by taking into consideration all the multi-faceted aspects of a situation to create a strategy with synergy. Additionally, clients benefit from my personal network of professionals and practitioners, from whom I glean a better understanding of the bigger picture to get the best options and most fitting solutions. Since I am determined not to leave anything out of the equation, all the pieces successfully come together.
I am a Washington, D.C.-based public interest lawyer of over 25 years’ experience. I have litigated civil rights and liberties cases with the ACLU and the U.S. Justice Department, championed access to justice in constitutional litigation and in the D.C. Bar, and taught at the George Washington University, American University and William & Mary law schools. I am the founding executive director of a nonprofit Washington semester program for law students from across the United States. I maintain a solo law and mediation practice in Washington, and I am of counsel to Charlson Bredehoft Cohen & Brown, P.C., of Reston, Virginia.
I have worked on consumer matters for nearly my entire 20+ year career focusing on false advertising and certain fraudulent and unfair banking practices. In the last decade, I have also added business litigation and alternative dispute resolution (arbitration and mediation) to my portfolio. I have served as an arbitrator for commercial and consumer disputes and mediated legal fee disputes.
I represent consumers facing a variety of unlawful business practices, with a special focus on activity by banks, credit card companies, debt collectors, and credit reporting agencies. Prior to starting my firm, I held positions with the Department of Justice and international law firms. I was named a 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Star. I graduated from Columbia Law School and Princeton University and I am a native of Washington, DC.
Law Practice Overview
Member of the DC Bar: Yes
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Domestic Relations and Juvenile Delinquency
Type of Service: Trial Representation, Appeal and Negotiation
Cases Accepted: Annulment, Child Support, Divorce, Custody, Traffic Matters, Homicide, Complex Federal RICO and Conspiracy Cases
Wheelchair Accessible Office: Yes
Office Location: 400 7th Street NW, Suite 202, Washington, DC 20004
I am a sixth generation Washingtonian with over 20 years of experience in the legal system. I am a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center where I was a Public Interest Legal Scholar. During and after law school, I worked at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. I then went into private practice and now I am the principal attorney at the Law Offices of Jenifer Wicks.
I have handled domestic relations cases in the areas of annulment, child support, divorce and custody, including negotiation, trials, and appeals. In the area of juvenile and criminal defense work, I have handled trials, appeals and post-convictions matters in everything ranging from traffic matters to homicides and complex federal RICO and conspiracy cases.