Malik Shakur Attorney-at-Law


The Guiding Principles of Attorney Malik A. Shakur

Malik A. Shakur

Malik Shakur is a 1993 graduate of Howard University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then attended the George Washington University Law School where he graduated in 1997.

After graduating from law school, Mr. Shakur worked at the Department of Justice in both the Antitrust and Disability Rights Divisions. He subsequently went to work for the Maryland State Office of Public Defender for Montgomery County. As an Assistant Public Defender, Mr. Shakur represented thousands of individuals charged with criminal and traffic offenses. He also gained valuable legal training, trial skills and experience in handling these cases.

In 2002, Mr. Shakur left the Office of the Public Defender to accept a position as an associate with the Law Offices of Luis U. Leon, Esq. Under the tutelage of Luis U. Leon, Mr. Shakur applied his criminal trial skills to excel in the practice areas of Personal Injury and Family Law.

Guided by the principle of providing quality representation at an affordable price, Mr. Shakur set up his own law practice in 2004. Today, his practice is thriving. Many of his former clients continue to seek out his services or refer friends and family members who find themselves in need of legal representation.

Professional Background