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Sean J. Farrelly - Trial Attorney

Best personal injury lawyer in DC

Sean, a Partner at the law firm Gowen Silva & Winograd, is an experienced personal injury trial attorney with over a decade of experience fighting for the rights of individuals who have suffered physical and emotional harm due to the willful or negligent actions of others.  Sean seeks justice for those who cannot do so for themselves.  Sean represents individuals harmed in medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability ("slip and fall"), motor vehicle accidents, products liability, police brutality and vaccine injury cases. 

In addition to seeking justice on behalf of individuals harmed by other, Sean also represents individuals facing criminal charges in state and federal courts throughout the DMV.  Sean represents individuals facing a wide range of charges.  Sean has successfully defended those charged with DUI/DWI, drug possession, drug distribution, gun possession, violent crimes, sexual assault, fraud and theft.  Sean has been named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine and has a perfect 10.0 rating by AVVO.  He began his career as a prosecutor with the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General where he focused on DUI/DWI and gun offense cases.  Sean has spent the past decade in private practice where he has defended over 1,000 individuals charged with crimes.  Sean has tried over 50 cases in both federal and state court with over 90% resulting in acquittals. 

Sean also represents individuals in matters involving Civil Protection Orders (aka Restraining Orders).  Sean represents individuals both seeking and defending against the issuance of a restraining order.

Sean is an extremely knowledgeable and experienced trial lawyer who is capable of handling a wide range of matters on behalf of clients.  Sean treats every client's case with the utmost respect and attention it deserves.  Sean is highly regarded by opposing counsel, the judiciary and other members of the legal community.  He works tirelessly on behalf of his clients and his track record speaks for itself.  

Sean grew up in Northeastern Pennsylvania and came to the DMV in 2000 to attend the University of Maryland.  He has been here ever since.  Sean has lived in Maryland, DC and Virginia and has strong personal and professional ties to all three.  Sean now lives in Virginia with his wife and three children.  When Sean is not fighting for his clients or negotiating screen time with his children, he enjoys playing golf and rooting for the local teams (even when there isn't much to root for).

EDUCATION

  • J.D. - GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
  • B.A. - ECONOMICS AND GOVERNMENT & POLITICS - UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE 

  • DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  • MARYLAND
  • PENNSYLVANIA
  • UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS - MARYLAND & DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • SUPERIOR COURT TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
  • TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON, DC
  • MARYLAND ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE
  • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE


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400 5th Street, NW, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20001
| Phone: 301-641-9017

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