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Pawnee A. Davis

Pawnee A. Davis

We Put Our Clients First
  • Divorce, Family Law, Personal Injury ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Summary

I am an award-winning attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable. I am committed to serving my clients well through assertive and strategic advocacy. All cases are handled with care and with a focus on getting results for my client. I seek the best resolution for you.

What is different about my firm?

In Family Law, we place special focus on Domestic Violence as we have an excellent success rate! Allergic Reaction Injury cases have a special spot in our hearts as we have first-hand experiences with allergic reactions! In Business Law, we focus our steadfast efforts on contracts, internal business compliance risk reduction, and advising on internal operations; we know the special issues that many face as this is a small woman-owned firm that interacts with other small businesses every day! With so much diversity in experience, we are masters in strategy,  analysis, and representation of your legal matter!

Paying for legal representation can be challenging. We do not want money to be an obstacle to receiving excellent representation. Mas-Bono is our new program in which a sliding scale will determine if you qualify for a reduced payment.

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Some results:

Won all domestic violence trials. Clients represented include plaintiffs/petitioners and defendants/respondents.

Obtained an award of 50% joint physical custody and decision making authority for a father--exactly what he wanted.

Won a judgment for a mother so that she is able to keep primary custody of her special needs daughter.

Through my contract writing, a cyber security firm received the correct contractor agreements in place for its federal contract.

Under my representation, a man received a protective order against his harassing ex-girlfriend.

These are just some of the ways I've helped my clients.

Call now for your case evaluation!

Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Activities: Journal of Technology, Law, and Policy
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University System of Georgia - Savannah State University
M.A. (2001) | Public Administration
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Activities: Tutor, Pre-law Fraternity, Legal Intern
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California State University - Sacramento
B.A. (1999) | Government/Pre-Law
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Activities: Tutor, Women's Track Team
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Various short-term contract positions at law firms
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Handled family law, contract law, and negotiated settlements for law firms.
Policy/Legal Analyst
Government Accountability Office
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Legal and policy research, analysis, and writing: immigration, insider trading, appropriations law, and other matters. Received multiple awards relating to leadership, thorough analysis, and financial savings.
Legal Intern
Regional Housing Legal Services
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Legal research and advice regarding incorporation of non-profit organizations and affordable housing issues.
Legal Intern
Various short-term internships
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Worked at district attorney's office, county attorney's office, alternative dispute resolution department. Helped prepare and file pleadings, summaries, memos, researched cases, prepared evidence, and legal memos.
Speaking Engagements
5th National Pastoral Domestic Violence Leadership Conference , Conference , Washington, DC
Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church
As a panelist, spoke about the domestic violence from a legal perspective and answered questions.
Certifications
Verified Lead Counsel in Divorce Law
Lead Counsel
Awards
10 Best Family Law Firm
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Top 10 Attorney
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Lead Counsel Rated in Divorce Law
Lead Counsel Rated
Top 100 Lawyers
National Black Lawyers
Professional Associations
J Franklyn Bourne
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Native American Bar Association of DC
Member
- Current
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Women's Bar Association of DC
Member
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Washington Council for Lawyers
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Montgomery County Bar Association
Member
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DC Bar Association
Member
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Maryland State Bar
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Maryland
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    You will receive a credit on your bill.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Discover, MasterCard, and Visa cards are accepted and preferred. For new family law and immigration law clients, who qualify, we have fee programs. Ask about the program and we will see if you qualify.
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingency fees may be appropriate for certain cases like personal injury.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I offer free phone consultations After the phone consultation we will meet in person and discuss how I would approach your case based on your unique circumstances.
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Domestic Violence
  • Business Law
Languages
  • Spanish: Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Pawnee A. Davis Law Firm, LLC.
Contact & Map
P. A. Davis Law Office
4800 Hampden Lane
Suite 200
Bethesda , MD 20814
Toll-Free: (844) 358-3430
Telephone: (202) 870-3021
Monday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 7 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: All meetings with the attorney must be made by appointment. We are open some Saturdays and Sundays; contact us to find out our next availability.
P. A. Davis Law Office LLC
1325 G Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
Toll-Free: (844) 350-8343
Telephone: (202) 870-3021
Monday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 7 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 7 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: All meetings with the attorney must be made by appointment. We are open some Saturdays and Sundays; contact us to find out our next availability.