Yaida Ford

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Washington, DC

Ford Law Pros P.C.
 | 840 First St NE, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-792-4946
Fax: 202-827-7881
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Consumer (50%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Yaida Ford is the managing principal of Ford Law Pros P.C. She represents community associations and individuals in Washington State, Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas. Her practice covers community associations law, employment law, and estate planning. 

In addition to representing community associations, Ms. Ford also advocates for them through her involvement with the Community Associations Institute. Her legal memberships also extend to The District of Columbia Bar, the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section, the Prince George’s County Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association and the National Bar Association’s Small Firms/Solo Practitioners Division. 

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in political science and Spanish, and graduating magna cum laude from Denison University, Ms. Ford went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Howard University School of Law. 

A published author and blogger, Ms. Ford enjoys mentoring up and coming lawyers to finding a career path of which they can be proud. 

Ms. Ford is admitted to practice in the following courts:

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, United States Circuit for the 9th Circuit, Washington Supreme Court, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the Court of Appeals of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia. 

Outside her practice, Ms. Ford spends time with her family and travels internationally to work with children and families living in devastated communities.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (50%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives, Landlord/Tenant, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Appeals, Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018

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About Yaida Ford

Admitted: 2008, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: http://fordlawpros.com/yaida-o-ford/

Honors and Awards:

  • “Super Lawyer” award for 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Bar Association, Member
  • Washington Bar Association (of D.C.), Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Washington Bar Association, Charles Hamilton Houston Scholarship Committee
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • National Bar Association – Small firms and Solo Practitioners Section
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association, Member
  • D.C. Bar – Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee
  • D.C. Bar – Estates and Probate Section
  • American Bar Association – Litigation Section
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia
  • Washington Supreme Court
  • MD Court of Appeals
  • DC Court of Appeals

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Know the Truth International, Board Member
  • D.C. Legislative Action Committee for Community Associations Institute
  • Community Associations Institute, Member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author, “The Tip Book: 18 Pearls of Wisdom for Judicial Law Clerks”

Educational Background:

  • Denison University, B.A., Honors: magna cum laude, Majors: Political Science and Spanish

Industry Groups

  • Community Associations
  • Labor And Employment Law
Office Location for Yaida Ford

840 First St NE
Third Floor
Washington, DC 20002

Phone: 202-792-4946

Fax: 202-827-7881

 

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Last Updated: 8/6/2018

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