Shakisha A. Morgan
Shakisha is an entrepreneur, attorney, and consultant practicing in the DMV.
Shakisha is admitted to practice in the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the US District Court for the District of Maryland. She is the President of the Women’s Bar Assoc. of PG County, and a member of the MD State Bar Association, the J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association, the Prince George’s County Bar Association, and Georgetown Law’s Women’s Legal Alliance.
Before entering private practice, Shakisha served as a judicial law clerk to both the Honorable Larnzell Martin, Jr. and the Honorable Sheila R. Tillerson Adams at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable David C. Simmons, Chief Administrative Law Judge of the D.C. Commission on Human Rights.
Shakisha received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown Law, where she was the Administrative Editor of the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, a student attorney in the Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic where she represented indigent defendants before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and served in multiple leadership roles within the Black Law Students Association, Shakisha is also a graduate of Stanford University, and a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, Professional Business Fraternity, Inc.
Shakisha is passionate about community service. She serves as a Steward at Reid Temple A.M.E. Church, where she is also the Co-Chair of the 20/30 (Young Adult) Ministry. Additionally, Shakisha personally mentors young women throughout her community and served as the Chair of the PGC Women’s Bar Association’s Diamonds Mentoring Program. She also actively assists the DC Youth Human Rights Ambassador program.
Shakisha has been a featured speaker and panelist at university lectures.