Jason A. Grant, a native of the Bronx, New York, is a 2002 graduate of the College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in African American Studies. Upon graduating from Syracuse University, Jason enrolled at Howard University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in May 2005. Jason began his legal career as an associate attorney at The Law Offices of Glenn S. Wainer. While pursuing his legal career, Jason worked part-time as a school coordinator for a reading mentorship program at Walker Jones Education Center for the non-profit organization, Everybody Wins DC! Jason is a founding partner of The DGO Law Group, PLLC. His practice areas include employment law, civil rights, family law, personal injury, criminal law and general civil litigation. From 2010 – 2012, Jason was the Chairperson for the Washington Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (WBAYLD). Through his involvement with the WBAYLD, Jason has coordinated various events, programs and committees, including the Raising the Bar Mentorship Program, “Tips from the Bench: Becoming a Judge,” “Surviving and Thriving Solo: Success Strategies for Solo Practitioners” and the 15th Anniversary Celebration of the Young Lawyers Division. Jason also has mentored high school students at Thurgood Marshall Academy Charter School in Washington, DC. Currently, Jason is President of the Howard University School of Law Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC. In 2013, Jason was named to the Lawyers of Color Inaugural Hot List, which recognizes early to mid-career attorneys who are excelling in the legal profession. Jason is a member of the board of directors for the WBAYLD, WBA Educational Foundation, and an advisory board member for Sadiki Educational Safaris. Jason has self-published two books of poetry, “My Life, My World, My Truth” in 2010 and “Reflections in the Sun, Volume 1: The Love Poems” in 2015.