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Desiree T. Washington

Desiree T. Washington

American Lawyer and Politician
  • Bankruptcy, Civil Rights, Criminal Law ...
  • California, District of Columbia
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Catina L. Irvin
Catina L. Irvin October 17, 2023
Rating: 10 Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Desiree Washington is one of the best attorneys that I know. She has strong advocacy and harnesses it with excellent strategy and legal knowledge. She serves the legal community well!
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Biography

Washington Law Firm is a full-service law firm headquartered in Los Angeles County, representing individuals and companies of every size. The firm is recognized for its premier practice, providing business advice to a broad range of persons and companies.

Desiree T. Washington is the owner of Washington Law Firm. She obtained a B.A. from the University of Chicago, where she majored in Medieval and Early Modern History. Thereafter, Desiree Washington attended the University of Iowa, College of Law, where she obtained a J.D. emphasizing jurisprudence and civil rights law. Desiree Washington is licensed to practice before the highest courts in the United States, California, and the District of Columbia. She is a former research assistant to Professor Kenneth C. Kress, professor of jurisprudence and tort law, and a former prosecutor for the State Bar of California. For a number of years, Desiree Washington worked as a litigator representing high-profile clients including, but not limited to, Lloyds of London, CNA, Genentech, National Lampoon, Nokia, and Netflix. In addition to litigation, she works extensively as a business transactions attorney.

Desiree T. Washington's entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and innovation continue to define Washington Law Firm. The firm’s culture respects the individual’s abilities, which have combined to make Washington Law Firm a premier practice in Los Angeles.

Desiree T. Washington takes a deliberate approach to each client’s legal challenge and business opportunity, always with the goal of reaching an effective, concrete resolution. Her perspective allows her to understand her client’s business and evaluate legal issues in terms of business realities and objectives.

The firm is defined by its combination of pragmatism and innovation. She develops solutions to protect and advance our clients’ interests—with innovative thinking, a collaborative spirit, and breakthrough strategies.

Practice Areas
Bankruptcy
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Entertainment & Sports Law
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Collections
Consumer Law
Class Action, Lemon Law
DUI & DWI
Elder Law
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Foreclosure Defense
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Insurance Defense
International Law
Human Rights, Imports & Exports
Legal Malpractice
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Securities Law
Tax Law
Criminal Tax Litigation, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
White Collar Crime
Workers' Compensation
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
  • Microsoft Teams
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 217368
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 983290
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Written
Professional Experience
Attorney, Owner
Washington Law Firm
- Current
Prosecutor
State Bar of California
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Education
University of Chicago
Undergraduate Degree
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University of Iowa College of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar Association
Member
- Current
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California State Bar  # 217368
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Washington Law Firm
Contact & Map
21250 Hawthorne Blvd.
Suite 500
Torrance, CA 90503
Toll-Free: (877) 807-2008
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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