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Douglas R. Sparks

Douglas R. Sparks

Sparks & Associates PLLC
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, White Collar Crime...
  • DC
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Summary

Over 30 years experience as lead counsel for thousands of cases in state and federal courts, including over 50 jury trials. Primary practice areas include wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, sex assaults, personal injuries, motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents. Dozens of high profile cases reported by television, print and other media outlets. Receive consistently superb client reviews.

Education
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
J.D. (1979)
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Notre Dame London Centre for Legal Studies
(1978)
Saint Francis University
B.A. (1976)
Professional Experience
Founder
Sparks & Associates PLLC
- Current
Partner
Sparks & Silber, LLP
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Partner
Allen & Sparks, LLP
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Speaking Engagements
Public Service Award — Kathy Patterson, D.C. City Council
D.C. Prisoners Legal Services Project
Public Service Award — Colbert King, Pulitzer Prize Winner
D.C. Prisoners Legal Services Project
Community Service Award — Hope House DC
D.C. Trial Lawyers Association
100 Tips for Winning Auto and Premises Liability Cases from Top Practitioners
D.C. Trial Lawyers Association and the D.C. Bar Torts and Litigation Sections
Suing the Government
D.C. Trial Lawyers Association
Advanced Deposition Techniques
D.C. Trial Lawyers Association
Litigating Against Local Governments
D.C. Trial Lawyers Association
Awards
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Washington, DC
National Trial Lawyers
Super Lawyer, Washington, DC
Super Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Clients' Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Super Lawyer, Washington, DC
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Washington, DC
National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Super Lawyer, Washington, DC
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Washington, DC
National Trial Lawyers
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Washington, DC
National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Washington, DC
National Trial Lawyers
Superb rated personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Washington, DC
National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Best of DC
Washington City Paper
Super Lawyer, Washington, DC
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Member
District of Columbia Bar Association
Current
Legislative Committee
Metro DC Employment Lawyers Association
- Current
Board of Governors
Metro DC Trial Lawyers Association
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Chair, Membership Committee
Metro DC Trial Lawyers Association
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Chair, Legal Affairs Committee
DC Prisoners' Legal Services Project
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Board of Directors
DC Prisoners' Legal Services Project
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
United States District Court (District of Columbia)
United States District Court (Maryland)
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    Personal injury and wrongful death cases are typically handled on a contingency fee basis.
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Area
  • Wrongful Death
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Douglas R. Sparks' Website Profile
Website
Sparks & Associates PLLC Website
Contact & Map
5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
#440
Washington, DC 20015
USA
Telephone: (202) 797-8200
Fax: (202) 315-3777