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Lynndolyn Tippins Mitchell

Lynndolyn Tippins Mitchell

Law Office of Lynndolyn Mitchell PC
  • Divorce, Domestic Violence, Education Law...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
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Summary

Lynndolyn Mitchell has represented clients in domestic, traffic and criminal litigation matters in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia for over two decades. Ms. Mitchell begin her legal career with Juvenile defenders in her hometown of Santa Ana California. Ms. Mitchell has recently expanded her practice to representing military members in Veterans benefits issues and representing special education students at Individual Education Program (IEP) meetings. Lynndolyn Mitchell served as a senior assistant public defender in Virginia Beach, Virginia and deputy public defender in Riverside, California. Ms. Mitchell represents individuals from all economic, social and cultural backgrounds. Ms. Mitchell is committed to serving clients with professionalism, compassion and proven experience.

Education
Antioch Law School
J.D. (1984) | Law
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Activities: District of Columbia, Legal Assistance By Law Student's Program, BLSA, Juvenile Law Clinic, Family Law Clinic, Intern Los Angeles District Attorney's Office
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University of California - Irvine
B.A. (1981) | Social Ecology
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Honors: Dean's Honor Roll Spring 1980
Activities: Resident Assistant, Sierra Dorm, Counseling Center Advisory Board, Mesa Court Advisory Board, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Xi Omega Chapter, Legal Intern, Legal Aid Society of Orange County, Pre Law Society
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Professional Experience
Owner
Law Office of Lynndolyn Mitchell PC
- Current
Represent clients in complex divorce, child custody, serious traffic and criminal matters in Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia. Represent parents in Children in Need of Assistance (CINA) matters, Special Advocate for students at Individual Education Plan Meetings and for Military Veterans before the Veteran's Administration.
Associate Attorney
Tomlinson & Associates
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Represented clients in jury and bench trials in civil and criminal matters in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William County, Virginia. Attended depositions, settlement conferences and meetings in family law, personal injury and bankruptcy matters.
Assistant Adjunct Professor
University of Maryland University College
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Taught courses to military and civilian students in Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice, Legal Research, Legal Writing and Law Office Management.
Senior Assistant Public Defender
Virgina Beach Public Defender
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Represented Juveniles and Adults in criminal and delinquency matters. Successfully tried over serious 30 felony jury trials. Certified to handle death penalty matters
Deputy Public Defender
Riverside County Public Defender
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Represented juveniles in delinquency proceedings and children in abuse and neglect matters.
Contract Attorney
Juvenile Defenders
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Represented parents in Abuse and Neglect matters and Juveniles in Delinquency cases.
Speaking Engagements
IEP and 504 Plans A Legal Compliance, NBI Special Education Conference, Rockville, Maryland 20850
National Business Institute
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IEP and 504 Plans A Legal Compliance, NBI Special Education Conference, Rockville, Maryland 20850
National Business Institute
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The IEP Meeting Process: Legal Pitfalls to Avoid, NBI Special Education Law Conference, Rockville, Maryland 20850
National Business Institute
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Special Education Law From A to Z, NBI Special Education Law Conference, Baltimore, Maryland
National Business Institute
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Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans, IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop, Baltimore, Maryland
National Business Institute
Program focused on Special Education issues faced by students in the public school system in Maryland.
Awards
President's Award
J Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
Recognized for serving as co-chair on the Montgomery County Judicial Interviewing Committee. Reviewed applications, conducted interviews and selected candidates for the District Court of Maryland, Montgomery County Circuit Court and Court of Appeals of Maryland.
Who's Who Among College Teachers
University of Maryland University College
Selected by a former student for making a difference as an adjunct professor for University of Maryland University College (UMUC Europe).
Professional Associations
Montgomery County Bar Foundation
Board of Directors
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Activities: Serving on the Board for the Montgomery County Bar Foundation which provides legal education, pro bono services and support for the Montgomery County Community.
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J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Associaition
Co-Chair Montgomery County Committee
- Current
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Maryland State Bar
Member
- Current
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Bar Association of Montgomery County
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Activities: Liaison for Montgomery County Committee of the J Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, Bar Leader class of 2014, Creating an Improved Tomorrow (CIT) for Montgomery County high school students relating to underage drinking and other substance abuse issues , co-chair of education law committee 2009-2011.
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University of California Irvine, Alumni Association
Member
- Current
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated
Member
- Current
Activities: Initial Line for the Xi Omega chapter at University of California at Irvine. Promotiong academic excellence and service to the community at large.
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Montrose Christian School
School Board Member
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Activities: Provided administrative guidance with respect to the school bylaws and administrative and teaching contracts relating to the upper and lower school.
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Arlington County Bar Association
Member
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Naples Office Spouse's Club
Member
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Activities: Attended meetings relating to military social support activity Naples. Provided input on revision of guidelines to include spouses that were either male or female.
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Protestant Women of the Chapel (PWOC)
Vice President
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Activities: Organized annual retreat in Gaeta Italy and coordinated with the hospitality management team at the host hotel in Gaeta, Italy. Attended annual retreat in Germany. Encouraged participation and facilitation at vacation bible school for children of military and civilians stationed in Naples Italy.
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Virginia Public Defender Commission
Member
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Activities: Attended seminars geared toward effective advocacy in criminal matters in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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Black Law Students Association
Member
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Activities: Participated in meetings and retreats that encouraged law students to excel in law school and in the legal profession.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Maryland
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Virginia
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Court of Veteran's Appeals
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    15 minute Telephone,Consultations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
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Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Education Law
  • Traffic Tickets
Additional Practice Area
  • Veterans Benefits
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
401 East Jefferson Street
Suite 201
Rockville, MD 20850
USA
Telephone: (301) 340-2541
Fax: (240) 238-7061