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Darlene Wright Powell, Esq.
For over 30 years, attorney Darlene Wright Powell has been serving the needs of clients in Prince George's County and surrounding areas. Attorney Powell started her own practice with the goal of better serving her clients by tailoring her practice to fit the specific needs of each client.
To enable her to better serve her clients, she is committed to personally taking the time to meet with her clients to discuss their goals. Attorney Powell's first job as your lawyer is to listen. With an understanding of your situation, she can begin to work with you to fulfill your needs. Under special circumstances, Attorney Powell can accommodate your schedule with flexible appointments. Attorney Powell is licensed to practice law in both the State of Maryland and in the District of Columbia.
"Our goal is to serve clients in accordance with the highest standards of professionalism."
- Darlene Wright Powell, Esq.
Areas of Practice
Custody & Visitation
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
Juris Doctorate - 1985
Law Journal: Articles Editor, The Maryland Journal of International Law and Trade, Spring Semester, 1984
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Certificate, Program of Instruction for Lawyers - June, 1987
Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, New York
Bachelor of Science - 1981
Academia de Español Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Certificate, Spanish Immersion Program - July 2015
District of Columbia
The Supreme Court of the United States
Classes & Seminars
Panelist, "Ask-A-Lawyer" seminar presented by the Legal Ministry, First Baptist Church of Glenarden, April 2014
Panelist, Maryland Partners for Justice Conference, Baltimore Convention Center, 2013
Lecturer, Summer, University of Maryland School of Law, 1986
Motivational Speaker, Prince George's County Schools, Middle School and High School Level
"Time Management" Seminar for Montgomery County Government Employees
Legal Seminar for "Single Mothers", Landover Memorial Baptist Church
Featured Speaker on Family Law and Domestic Matters, Brunch Hosted by a Women's Group
Motivational Speaker at Banquets, Receptions and Community Functions
Member, Board of Directors, Community Crisis Services, Inc., 2014 - 2016
Citizen's Review Board for Children, Member, Local Board, Appointed by Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., 2003 - 2006
Prince George's County Management Oversight Panel, Member, App. by Governor Parris N. Glendening & Hon. Wayne K. Curry, 2002
Advisor, Board of Directors of the Mission of Love, Inc., 1998 - 2002
Chairperson, Board of Directors of the Mission of Love, Inc., 1997 - 1998
Maryland Public Defender System, Member, Board of Trustees, App. by Governor William Donald Schaefer, 1990 - 1992
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Association for Justice (formerly known as American Trial Lawyers Association), Member
Prince George's County Bar Association, Member
Prince George's County Bar Association, Committee on Committees, Prior Committee Member
Prince George's County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Prior Committee Member
Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network Committee, Chairperson for Prince George's, Charles, Calvert and St. Mary's Counties, 2002 - 2014
Past Employment Positions
Kaiser Permanente, Associate Regional Counsel
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Associate General Counsel
Maryland Office of the Public Defender, Contract Attorney
Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, Claims Attorney
Mock Trial Judge, Maryland State Bar Association Statewide Competition, 2015
Mock Trial Coach, Eleanor Roosevelt High School, 2005 - 2006