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Douglas R. Sparks

Douglas R. Sparks

Sparks & Associates PLLC
  • Personal Injury
  • DC
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Summary

Over 35 years experience as a top Washington, DC lawyer for pedestrian injury, auto accident, and other personal injury claims. Practice areas include car accidents, wrongful deaths, pedestrian accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and sexual assaults. Dozens of Mr. Sparks' high profile cases have been reported by television, print and other news media. Consistently superb client reviews and lawyer peer ratings have earned Mr. Sparks Avvo's Client Choice Award, AIOPIA's Client Satisfaction Award, Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Super Lawyers' Top Personal Injury Attorney Award, and the National Trial Lawyers' Top 100 Trial Lawyer Award, among others.

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
"AV Preeminent" Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Received the highest possible peer review rating, based on survey results from dozens of top DC personal injury lawyers.
Super Lawyer, Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Super Lawyer, Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Super Lawyer, Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Super Lawyer, Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Super Lawyer, Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Clients' Choice Award
Avvo
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The National Trial Lawyers
Superb Rated Personal Injury Lawyer
Avvo
Best of DC
Washington City Paper
Super Lawyer, Personal Injury
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Metro DC Employment Lawyers Association
Legislative Committee
- Current
District of Columbia Bar Association
Member
- Current
Metro DC Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Governors
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Metro DC Trial Lawyers Association
Chair, Membership Committee
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DC Prisoners' Legal Services Project
Chair, Legal Affairs Committee
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DC Prisoners' Legal Services Project
Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
DC
United States District Court (District of Columbia)
United States District Court (Maryland)
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free and confidential initial consultations can usually be done quickly and conveniently over the phone.
  • Contingent Fees
    Pedestrian injury, auto accident, wrongful death, and personal injury cases are typically handled on a contingency fee basis.
Practice Area
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Auto Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Sexual Assaults
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
Chevy Chase Pavillion
Washington, DC 20015
USA
Telephone: (202) 797-8200
Fax: (202) 315-3777