Patrice A. Sulton

Patrice Sulton
Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
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Patrice Sulton is a trial lawyer with a solo practice based in Washington, D.C. She began her firm in 2010 after clerking for the Presiding Criminal Judge in Hudson County, New Jersey. Ms. Sulton has tried civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts across the country. She also serves on the Board of Directors for D.C. Lawyers for Youth, chairs the Legislation Committee for the D.C. Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is a life member of the NAACP. She is frequently called upon to testify before the City Council on pending legislation and is highly sought-after as a legal expert and commentator on social justice issues. 


GW Law awarded her the Justice Thurgood Marshall Award and the John F. Evans Award in 2008.