Meet Shawn Sukumar

Shawn Sukumar’s reputation as a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney with an impressive record for success provides him with a distinct advantage when defending clients in the DC court system. He commands mutual respect from both prosecutors and judges, and is highly regarded by colleagues in the realm of criminal defense. Shawn’s success in and out of the courtroom has shown how valuable his skill set is to anyone who is charged with a criminal offense in Washington DC. Shawn will fight for you throughout the whole process and ensure that your rights are protected.

Shawn handles a variety of cases in the District Courts. These include DUI offenses, ranging from misdemeanor to felony charges, and drug possession charges, both for personal use and for those accused of possession with the intent to distribute or sell certain drugs. He has extensive experience in defending clients charged with marijuana possession in DC, including college students and minors who are found in possession of drugs or alcohol. Among the many criminal offenses he has successfully litigated are charges of assault, from simple assault to aggravated assault; domestic violence; weapons violations; theft-related charges, including burglary and robbery; and prostitution and solicitation.