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Dr. John Christopher Belcher

John Christopher Belcher, Attorney at Law
Contact: 301.749.7306
Experience:
Law School: Tulane University
Jurisdictions: DC
Louisiana
Maryland

OVERVIEW

Directory Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Divorce
  • DUI & DWI
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    • I offer a variation of fee alternatives designed to fit the nature of the case, including flat fee, hourly rate, contingent fees, and combinations or two or more of the above.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • No charge until client enters into written Representation Agreement.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
Louisiana
Maryland
Languages
 SpokenWritten
FrenchYesYes
SpanishYesYes
Professional Experience
Sole Practitioner, John Christopher Belcher, Attorney at Law
-Current
Currently practicing in state & federal courts in D.C. & Maryland. Primary areas of practice include family law, criminal defense, civil rights (police misconduct & employment discrimination), tort law, business counseling, appeals. See my website for further information.
Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice
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Prosecuted criminal tax cases and related white collar offenses nationwide and reviewed proposed tax cases developed by IRS for prosecutive merit. Appointed Special Assistant United States Attorney in approximately 11 jurisdictions in nine states. Conducted numerous extensive grand jury investigations and served as lead counsel in 25 jury trials. Also prosecuted mail fraud, wire fraud, drug offenses, and other federal criminal offenses.
Education
Tulane UniversityJ.D.
Honors: Cum laude Moot Trial Board
University of New MexicoPh.D. (1985)Philosophy
Details: Pumblished academic articles Teaching Assistant (1977-1980)
University System of Georgia - University of GeorgiaB.A.Philosophy
Honors: Summa cum laude Phi Beta Kappa Phi Kappa Phi Horace B. Russell Prize for essay in ethics
University of the SouthPhilosophy
Honors: Order of Gownsmen
Professional Associations
Member, District of Columbia Bar
-Current
Member, Maryland State Bar Association
-Current
Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
-Current

WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website

CONTACT & MAP

6188 Oxon Hill Road
Suite 811
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
USA
Telephone: 301.749.7306