Firm Overview

Doggette Law Firm focuses on you, the client, and achieving the result that is in your best interest. The law and the legal environment can be confusing and create stress. Doggette Law Firm uses its experience and the experience of lawyers we bring in when necessary to compassionately and zealously pursue the results you need.

Example cases

QUALIFICATIONS

Representative Family Matters. As a firm, Doggette Law Firm, P.L. has significant experience representing individuals in the representative matters below:

Family Law
• Individuals, seeking to reunite with children in the abuse and neglect system.
• Children as a guardian ad litem in adoption and custody proceedings.
• Individuals involved in custody disputes.
• Individuals experiencing domestic violence who wish to pursue a protective order.
• Individuals seeking separation or divorce, as well as custody of minor children.

Bar Admissions:

DC, April 2010
Bar Number: 993752

FL, September 1993
Bar Number: 982430

PA, April 2009 Pennsylvania Special In House Counsel License Bar Number: 201971

Other Court Admissions
• DC Superior Court
• DC Court of Appeals
• United States District Court for the Disctrict of Columbia • All Florida County and State Courts


Education:

School: Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Degree: Juris Doctor

City: Lansing

State: Michigan

Year: 1990

Focus and Accomplishments:

Student attorney with the Elder Law Clinic.

American Jurisprudence Award for Advocacy as the best advocate in the class.

Main Office

Main
1629 K Street N.W.
Suite 300
Washington  DC  20006

Phone
  • (202) 470-3515
Fax
  • (855) 883-3515

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

The initial consultation usually lasts for about 50 minutes. The normal charge will be waived if you mention Nolo.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Doggette Law Firm offers fixed-prices for certain types of cases and incentives if a new client mentions Nolo. Call the office for details.

Hourly Rates

Hourly rates are set for each case by written agreement and can be paid in a variety of ways, e.g., cash, check, credit card, payment plans, etc.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Evening and weekend appointments are also available.

Office Manager

Tiffany Boller

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Spanish interpretation available by appointment.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Attorney Doggette is willing to help you with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

Doggette Law Firm provides excellent legal representation at a reasonable cost by collaboratively selecting the right person to do the right job for you.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

Attorney Doggette received certification as a family mediator and county mediator. So, he understands how to appropriately use alternative dispute resolution (ADR). The decision concerning when to use ARD is made in collaboration with you, the client, after considering your needs and your desired results.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

Doggette Law Firm provides pro bono legal services every year as a way to help those who are in no position to hire a lawyer to meet their legal needs. Doggette Law Firm also provides educational programs through speaking appointments, seminars, and workshops at churches and other organizations. Request an educational program for your organization.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Any law firm is only as good as the lawyer handling your case. Doggette Law Firm is the only firm that has Attorney Jackson Michael Doggette Jr. working for you. Attorney Doggette is an active ordained minister with more than 32 years of experience leading and working with all kinds of people along with more than 18 years of experience as a lawyer and corporate leader. This is an advantage when it comes to negotiating with and relating to opposing attorneys, speaking as your advocate before judges, juries, and administrative bodies, and offering faith and encouragement to you as you go through your legal case.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

It is important that you understand the legal issues involved in your case. Doggette Law Firm helps to educate you through counsel and providing resources for self-education. The importance of understanding the legal issues involved in your case is so you can make appropriate decisions regarding the results you want or need under the circumstances. Attorney Doggette will provide the legal strategy to pursue those results.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Attorney Doggette will review documents for you regardless of who prepared them.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Attorney Doggette is willing to coach you as you represent yourself.

Jackson Doggette

Doggette Law Firm was established in 1993 in Orlando, Florida. As a sole practitioner, its founder, Jackson Michael Doggette Jr., decided early in his career that his clients will receive his personal touch while he represents you. He invests personal time with you to understand your case, your needs, and your dreams. Because Attorney Doggette does not practice every type of law you might need, he will make appropriate arrangements to have the right lawyer come in for your case, with your permission, to meet your legal needs. You need not look any further, Doggette Law Firm, when faced with a legal dilemma. Since 1993, Attorney Doggette has represented many clients with varied needs. Attorney Doggette continues to use his life experience as an active ordained minister to compassionately satisfy the needs of his clients. Attorney Doggette understands that bad things can happen in the lives of good people and has a heart to enable people to fully become themselves and pursuit of happiness. He has a heart to help free people to fully become themselves in their pursuit of happiness. In 2010, Attorney Doggette joined the DC Bar to represent clients in the nation's capital. He actively associates with the legal community to stay abreast of the legal environment, networks with colleagues, and regularly pursues continuing legal education, although the DC Bar does not require it, to help ensure you receive the best legal representation. Attorney Doggette won the American Jurisprudence award as his law school class' best advocate. He is now in the process of completing a LL.M. (Master of Law) degree to become an even more effective advocate for you.

Doggette Law Firm provides excellent legal representation at a reasonable cost by collaboratively selecting the right person to do the right job for you.

License
  • Bar Number: 201971
    Pennsylvania , 2009

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