at Law / Mediator
Antioch School of Law, J.D. 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
District of Columbia Court of Appeals and all inferior courts
is a graduate of the Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. In
1972 Mr. Dixon earned a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology, in four years,
while playing varsity level Football on full scholarship. After graduation
Mr. Dixon returned to his native Connecticut and obtained a Masters
of Science in Sociology from Southern Connecticut State University,
while working full time for the State of Connecticut, in the Department
of Corrections. This degree was awarded in 1974, thereafter; Mr. Dixon
received his Juris Doctor from Antioch School of Law in Washington,
D.C. in 1977.
While in law school
Mr. Dixon successfully interned at the Office of the United States Attorney
for the District of Columbia and was offered a job by that law enforcement
agency upon graduation from law school. This was the beginning of a
long and productive career in public service. While in the U.S. Attorney’s
Office Mr. Dixon was on the cutting edge of innovative prosecutions.
He worked on DNA profiling in its early stages, managed a community
based “sting” operation, and served in the local schools
as a group leader and coach. Mr. Dixon gained invaluable experience
in federal criminal law.
Mr. Dixon was an
adjunct law professor at Howard University and has spent many hours
in the classroom teaching law students, police officers, and neighborhood
groups about the law and trial advocacy. Mr. Dixon has over twenty-five
years of litigating experience in the Superior Court District of Columbia
and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Mr.
Dixon has tried over three hundred fifty jury trials. Mr. Dixon’s
practice areas will include litigation, mediation, dispute resolution,
EEO investigation, and serious personal injury involving products liability,
negligence and the defense of law enforcement personnel.