Lavonda Graham-Williams 

lavonda Mrs. Graham-Williams, a native of Portsmouth, Virginia, is a graduate of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She received her Juris Doctor from the College of William & Mary's Marshall-Wythe School of Law. During her time there, Mrs. Graham-Williams served as President of the Black Law Students Association, Editor of the Journal of Woman and the Law, and as a member of the Bill of Rights Institute Moot Court team. During her time there she also worked for Williamsburg Public Schools as a reading tutor for elementary students around the city. 

Mrs. Graham-Williams began her law career as a litigation associate with Huff, Poole and Mahoney, PC. in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Her practice involved criminal and civil defense in the State and Federal court systems, including DWI, juvenile offenses, white collar crimes, landlord-tenant matters, contract disputes, and IDEA litigation. 

Upon her return to the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, Mrs. Graham-Williams served as a Hearing Officer for the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles adjudicating traffic and licensure offenses. 

She returned to private practice as a criminal defense attorney where she advocates for and defends the rights of those persons charged of criminal offense in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area. Mrs. Graham-Williams’s extensive defense experience has resulted in the successful resolution of matters involving child support enforcement, juvenile crimes, narcotics offenses, prescription fraud cases, sex offenses, serious traffic matters, financial crimes, and misdemeanor and felony offenses in both the State and Federal court systems. 

Mrs. Graham-Williams is a member of the Northern Virginia Black Attorneys Association (NoVABAA). National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), National Bar Association (NBA), Virginia State Bar, Criminal Division, Fairfax Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International, Inns of Court, and dedicated supporter of FLOC (For the Love of Children) and Mothers of Incarcerated Sons & Daughters, an advocacy group for the rehabilitation and support of ex-offenders.

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