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Desiree T. Washington

Desiree T. Washington

American Lawyer and Politician
  • Bankruptcy, Civil Rights, Criminal Law ...
  • California, District of Columbia
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Washington Law Firm is a full-service law firm headquartered in Los Angeles County, representing individuals and companies of every size. The firm is recognized for its premier practice, providing business advice to a broad range of persons and companies.

Desiree T. Washington is the owner of Washington Law Firm. She obtained a B.A. from the University of Chicago, where she majored in Medieval and Early Modern History. Thereafter, Desiree Washington attended the University of Iowa, College of Law, where she obtained a J.D. emphasizing jurisprudence and civil rights law. Desiree Washington is licensed to practice before the highest courts in the United States, California, and the District of Columbia. She is a former research assistant to Professor Kenneth C. Kress, professor of jurisprudence and tort law, and a former prosecutor for the State Bar of California. For a number of years, Desiree Washington worked as a litigator representing high-profile clients including, but not limited to, Lloyds of London, CNA, Genentech, National Lampoon, Nokia, and Netflix. In addition to litigation, she works extensively as a business transactions attorney.

Desiree T. Washington's entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and innovation continue to define Washington Law Firm. The firm’s culture respects the individual’s abilities, which have combined to make Washington Law Firm a premier practice in Los Angeles.

Desiree T. Washington takes a deliberate approach to each client’s legal challenge and business opportunity, always with the goal of reaching an effective, concrete resolution. Her perspective allows her to understand her client’s business and evaluate legal issues in terms of business realities and objectives.

The firm is defined by its combination of pragmatism and innovation. She develops solutions to protect and advance our clients’ interests—with innovative thinking, a collaborative spirit, and breakthrough strategies.

University of Chicago
Undergraduate Degree
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University of Iowa College of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
Attorney, Owner
Washington Law Firm
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State Bar of California
Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar Association
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California State Bar  # 217368
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American Bar Association
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 217368
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 983290
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Entertainment & Sports Law
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Consumer Law
    Class Action, Lemon Law
    DUI & DWI
    Elder Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Foreclosure Defense
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Insurance Defense
    International Law
    Human Rights, Imports & Exports
    Legal Malpractice
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Securities Law
    Tax Law
    Criminal Tax Litigation, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    White Collar Crime
    Workers' Compensation
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
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Washington Law Firm
Contact & Map
21250 Hawthorne Blvd.
Suite 500
Torrance, CA 90503
Toll-Free: (877) 807-2008
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed