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Douglas R. Sparks

Contact: (202) 797-8200
Experience:
Law School: Columbus School of Law - The Catholic University of America
Jurisdictions: DC
United States District Court (District of Columbia)
United States District Court (Maryland)

OVERVIEW

About Douglas R. Sparks
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.
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Insurance Claims
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wrongful Death
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
United States District Court (District of Columbia) 
United States District Court (Maryland) 
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
SpanishYes 
Professional Experience
Founder, Sparks & Associates PLLC
-Current
Partner, Sparks & Silber, LLP
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Partner, Allen & Sparks, LLP
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Education
Columbus School of Law - The Catholic University of AmericaJ.D. (1979)
Notre Dame London Centre for Legal Studies (1978)
Saint Francis UniversityB.A. (1976)
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
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
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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WEBSITES & BLOGS

Website: Douglas R. Sparks' Website Profile
Website: Sparks & Associates PLLC Website

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CONTACT & MAP

5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
#440
Washington, DC 20015
USA
Telephone: (202) 797-8200
Fax: (202) 315-3777