How do I find a criminal lawyer in DC?

Shawn Sukumar: You take the time to do your research. You go online, you look up people who handle the kind of case that you’re dealing with, a lawyer who has a lot of experience handling your kind of situation and someone who is reviewed highly.  You look for someone who you can have a lot of confidence in and who will be able to represent you effectively.

You can also ask friends or family who may have been in similar situations.  The legal community can be small, even in a city like DC, so someone you know may be able to refer you to a lawyer they know and trust.

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