Pawnee A. Davis

Various short-term contract positions at law firms

About Pawnee A. Davis

I am an award-winning attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable. I am committed to serving my clients well through assertive and strategic advocacy. All cases are handled with care and with a focus on getting results for my client. I seek the best resolution for you.What is different about my firm?In Family Law, we place special focus on Domestic Violence as we have an excellent success rate! We also excel in other areas of family law with our thoroughness and conscientiousness in handling all cases and genuinely wanting to make our clients' lives better. It is a small woman-owned firm, that works hard for you! We are masters in strategy, analysis, and representation of your legal matter!__________________________________________________________________________Some results: Prevailed in child custody and support matter and obtain the supervised visitation relief client requested to keep her child safe.Won all domestic violence trials. Clients represented include plaintiffs/petitioners and defendants/respondents.Obtained an award of 50% joint physical custody and decision making authority for a father--exactly what he wanted.Won a judgment for a mother so that she is able to keep primary custody of her special needs daughter.Through my contract writing, a cyber security firm received the correct contractor agreements in place for its federal contract. Under my representation, a man received a protective order against his harassing ex-girlfriend. These are just some of the ways I've helped my clients. Call now for your case evaluation!


Work experience

Various short-term contract positions at law firms
Attorney | 2015 - 2017
Handled family law, contract law, and negotiated settlements for law firms.
Government Accountability Office
Policy/Legal Analyst | 2004 - 2014
Legal and policy research, analysis, and writing: immigration, insider trading, appropriations law, and other matters. Received multiple awards relating to leadership, thorough analysis, and financial savings.
Regional Housing Legal Services
Legal Intern | 2002 - 2004
Legal research and advice regarding incorporation of non-profit organizations and affordable housing issues.


University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D., Law | 2001 - 2004
Activities: Journal of Technology, Law, and Policy
University System of Georgia - Savannah State University
M.A. (2001), Public Administration | 1999 - 2001
Activities: Tutor, Pre-law Fraternity, Legal Intern. Honors: Summa Cum Laude
California State University - Sacramento
B.A. (1999), Government/Pre-Law | 1995 - 1999
Activities: Tutor, Women's Track Team


Top Rated Lawyers in Maryland
The American Registry | 2020
10 Best Family Law Firm
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys | 2019
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers | 2019


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