Douglas Sparks is among the most respected and experienced Washington, D.C. personal injury attorneys. He represents people who have been seriously injured or killed in pedestrian, bicycle, car, bus, and other accidents; victims of sexual assaults in hotels, schools, apartment complexes, and dangerous premises; families and estates in wrongful death actions; victims of prison assaults and police shootings; and criminal defendants.
Mr. Sparks has handled thousands of cases with unflinching determination and passion for over three decades, winning tens of millions of dollars for his clients. He is tough, relentless, and thorough. His peers elected Mr. Sparks to the Board of Governors for the D.C. Trial Lawyers Association and to the Board of Directors for the D.C. Prisoners Legal Services Project. He has presented practice tips to trial lawyers, spoken at legal seminars, and testified before legislative bodies.
Several of Mr. Sparks’ high profile cases have spurred implementation of systemic safety reforms. Television, print, and on-line news outlets frequently cover Mr. Sparks’ cases and media members often ask him to comment on newsworthy legal matters. The Washington City Paper has called Mr. Sparks a “tough-as-nails D.C. attorney” and The Huffington Post has said he is a “prominent and distinguished” lawyer.