Hamilton, Dontrice P.

Hamilton, Dontrice P.

Dontrice P. Hamilton

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law


  • Krio


Dontrice P. Hamilton, is a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Dontrice Patience Hamilton. She has had success experience in all areas of her practice before judges. Her practice focuses on divorce and family law and criminal law. Ms. Hamilton is committed to providing sound legal advice and strong advocacy to individuals and families facing legal problems. She has a record of demonstrated results and is a recognized member of her local community.

Attorney Dontrice P. Hamilton graduated from The George Washington University National Law Center. While in law school she interned at the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. After graduation, she was a Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable William B. Spellbring, Jr. at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. She is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Ms. Hamilton, is an avid runner and traveler. She has visited and/or lived in France, England, Holland, Scotland, Canada, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Togo and Ivory Coast. She also enjoys reading and just recently started Tae Kwon Do.

Current Employment Position

  • Private Practice Attorney, 2005

Past Positions

  • Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Law Clerk, 2004 to 2005
  • Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Judicial Intern, 2003

Professional Associations

  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
  • Baltimore County Bar Association, Member
  • Prince George's County Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys' Association, Member


  • Who's Who Among American Law Students, 2002 and 2003


  • George Washington University National Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 05/2004
  • American University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • M.A. - 12/1999
    • Major: Economics
  • London School of Economics, London
    • Postgraduate Diploma - 06/1997
    • Major: Economics
  • Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow
    • B.A - 06/1996
    • Major: Social Sciences

Bar Admissions

  • Federal District Court of Maryland
  • Maryland State Courts
  • District of Columbia Superior Court

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Student Volunteer, D.C. Employment Justice Center’s Workers' Rights Clinic
  • Instructor, Street Law (Conducted Mock Trial with 8th Graders)