Dorian L. Spence, Esq. joined the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights in 2014, and serves as Counsel in the Voting Rights Project. As Counsel, he works to ensure equal access to the ballot and meaningful participation in our democracy by addressing civil rights issues in voting. He is the lead attorney covering Election Protection and election administration issues in Ohio and North Carolina.
Prior to joining the Lawyers’ Committee, Dorian worked in the private sector for H. Barritt Peterson Jr. & Associates where he litigated numerous civil cases in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland. As a trial attorney, he has experience both first and second chairing trials, while supervising teams of attorneys and other support staff.
Dorian earned his law degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He is licensed to practice law in Maryland and The United States District Court for the District of Maryland.