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Mr. Colravy grew up in Piper City, Illinois and Tampa, Florida. He has lived in the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 1999. Mr. Colravy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1998 at the University of South Florida located in Tampa, FL.
Mr. Colravy attended law school at the Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC. He graduated from law school with cum laude honors and was selected as the “Outstanding Graduate” by the law school faculty. He represented his first clients while still a student attorney in the school's criminal justice clinic and the human rights impact litigation clinic, and won his first jury trial before graduating law school. He was also the research assistant to Prof. Michael E. Tigar, former chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation. He worked with Prof. Tigar to plan a 10-day training program for Texas attorneys defending clients facing the death penalty.
Following law school Mr. Colravy was selected to be a judicial law clerk for a judge in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. Following his judicial clerkship, he became a trial lawyer in the Maryland Office of the Public Defender in Montgomery County, where he aggressively represented thousands of clients, received excellent professional training, and gained extensive trial experience. Mr. Colravy has successfully represented thousands of clients and tried hundreds of cases in the District Court and Circuit Courts of Maryland, as well as DC Superior Court.
After years of service in the public defender’s office, Mr. Colravy entered private practice with a small Rockville law firm, where he continued to practice criminal defense in addition to civil litigation (including personal injury, divorce, child custody, and general civil matters).
Mr. Colravy is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association; the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland; the District of Columbia Bar; the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys’ Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
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