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Washington, D.C. Trial Attorneys

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It’s normal to feel anxious and stressed about your future when you’re facing possible legal issues. If this is your first experience with the legal system, you probably do not know what to expect. Hunter & Johnson, PLLC is a boutique litigation firm led by experienced trial lawyers Adam Hunter and Stephanie Johnson. At Hunter & Johnson, PLLC, we work to aggressively protect your rights and can help you navigate the complexities of the civil and criminal justice systems. Throughout a case, every client receives honest advice, personalized attention, and customized strategies. We know that these are stressful times, which is why our Washington, D.C. lawyers remain hands-on at each juncture and make sure that you are involved and informed during the preparation of your case. From the initial investigation through the arraignment, and all the way to trial, we are ready to battle for your legal rights.

Why Hunter & Johnson PLLC? Consider the following:

  1. History of winning case results
  2. Personalized and thorough representation
  3. Healthy list of happy client testimonials
  4. Office downtown D.C. by the D.C. court

Experienced Civil Litigation Lawyers Serving the D.C. Area

If you are involved in a civil lawsuit, it’s important to be represented by a competent litigator. Our team of civil litigators have extensive experience handling cases like:

  • Contract Disputes

  • Business Disputes

  • Personal Injury Cases

  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes

At Hunter & Johnson, PLLC, we take on all types of civil litigation lawsuits and can help with mediation and arbitration. Our attorneys we are ready to fight for the justice you deserve.

Vigorous Criminal Defense in the Heart of Our Nation

It seems that the list of laws in Washington D.C. is growing exponentially, and every year the police are finding more and more reasons to try to put you in cuffs and behind bars. As experienced criminal defense attorneys, we are well-versed in the latest changes in the law and how to effectively defend your reputation and rights.

To name only a few of the case-types we can handle:

If you have been subpoenaed to provide witness testimony, make sure you are aware of the repercussions. We offer witness representation to help our clients prepare for the stand and mitigate any potential issues.

Creative Solutions for Your Legal Needs

At Hunter & Johnson, PLLC, we strive to provide excellent customer service and want to ensure you understand your available legal options. We can provide you with creative solutions to protect your legal rights and financial interests. If you’ve been arrested or you are involved in a civil lawsuit, you should seek an attorney experienced in litigation. Our experienced litigators know what to expect from these kinds of cases.


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Five Reasons To

Choose Our Firm.

Why You Should Hire Us
  • Cost-effective solutions.

  • Exceptional track record.

  • Focus on client experience.

  • Positive and proactive.

  • High-caliber legal service.

Howard University

A Law School Dedicated to Justice.

Adam Hunter and Stephanie Johnson are both graduates of Howard University, a law school that has a legacy of championing for civil rights and social justice issues. Continuing with this legacy, our attorneys work hard to protect the rights of our clients and promote real justice. Everyone deserves to have someone on their side fighting for them, especially those who feel powerless in a system that is rarely known for fairness. Through our efforts, we hope to enact real change so people like you can obtain the justice you deserve. We are focused on providing aggressive, powerful advocacy to clients all across Maryland and the District of Columbia.

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What Happens After an Arrest?

  • 1 Arraignment

    This initial appearance is where you enter a plea of guilt, not guilty, or no contest. Your lawyer can counsel you on how to plead and can protect your rights when release conditions are set.

  • 2 Preliminary Examination

    A hearing where the government puts on evidence to establish if there is probable cause for the charge(s).

  • 3 Pre-Trial Motions

    This is when your defense lawyer and the prosecutor exchange information, your lawyer can file motions to suppress evidence, change release conditions, seek to have evidence excluded, or ask the court to make certain findings prior to trial.

  • 4 Plea Deals

    Before the trial, it may be possible for your attorney to negotiate with the prosecutor for reduced charges or lighter penalties.

  • 5 Trial

    If there is no case dismissal or plea deal, then your case will be set for trial.

  • Arraignment

    This initial appearance is where you enter a plea of guilt, not guilty, or no contest. Your lawyer can counsel you on how to plead and can protect your rights when bail is set.

  • Preliminary Examination

    A judge will evaluate any incriminating evidence to decide whether or not it is sufficient to establish that you are guilty of the charges.

  • Pre-Trial Motions

    Also called the discovery phase, this is when your defense lawyer and the prosecutor exchange information, and your lawyer can press for the case to be dismissed pre-trial.

  • Plea Deals

    Before the trial, it may be possible for your attorney to negotiate with the prosecutor for reduced charges or lighter penalties.

  • Trial

    If there is no case dismissal or plea deal, your case is presented before a jury and judge. This could result in an acquittal, guilty verdict, or case dismissal. You may be able to appeal a conviction if there is one.

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