In 1990, John Robotham qualified as a British Barrister at the Bar of England and Wales. In 2002, he qualified at the New York bar, and now practices as a Trial Attorney in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Combined, John has over 23 years of litigation experience in the United Kingdom, West Indies and the United States. He is also admitted to the bars of Maryland, and Anguilla, West Indies. John has been variously described to others by Judges as: “having a sharp wit and intellect,” and as “a lawyer of conspicuous qualities and talent.” He has successfully litigated cases in areas such as Arbitration, Personal Injury, White Collar Crime, Homicide, Money Laundering, Contract Disputes, and Family Law.
Over the years, John’s commitment to the legal and wider community is reflected in many ways. John has volunteered as a judge for mock trial teams, guest speaker and lecturer at the Charles Hamilton Houston Law School Preparatory Institute, Georgetown University, and continues to do so with St. Mary’s County High Schools in Maryland.
–Bar of England and Wales
–District of Columbia (Federal Only)
John earned his law degree with honors from the prestigious University of Manchester, England. Later he completed further training at the Inns of Court Bar School, London and American University in Washington, D.C. In 1990, after admission to the Bar, he joined a highly regarded London Barristers’ Chambers for training as a pupil barrister. He subsequently lectured part-time in Employment and Immigration Law. In 1999, he was invited to join the then Number one Barristers’ Chambers in England and Wales. John has previously served as Regional Chair of the Society of Black Lawyers.
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