Hull Street Law

A division of Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C. – personal injury and criminal defense

Amari S. Harris, Esq.

 

Amari SAmari S. Harris, Esq.
Associate

 

Hull Street Law
a division of
Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C.
1010 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
804-230-4200
804-230-4100 fax

Bar Admissions:

Virginia

Education:

  • 2012 – University of Richmond
    Richmond, Virginia
  •  Juris Doctorate
  • Black Law Students Association, Vice President
  • Honor Council, Grievance Committee
  • Harry L. Carrico Pro Bono Certificate
     
  • Cambridge University Summer Law Program, Cambridge, UK (2011)
  • 2008 – University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
  • University of Virginia Football, Defensive Back, 2004-2007
  • NAACP, Criminal Justice Chair

Court Admissions:

12/4/2013 – Virginia Supreme Court & lower courts

Biography:

Mr. Harris joined the law firm as an associate in 2016.  He was recognized by his legal peers as being a “Legal Elite” according to Virginia Business in 2016.

Prior to joining the firm, he worked in the public sector in criminal defense, with substantial case and trial experience. He practices in the areas of criminal defense and constitutional law. Mr. Harris is very familiar with the Richmond District Court and Circuit Court judges as he closed over 500 criminal cases in 2015 as an Assistant Public Defender for the City of Richmond. Prior to 2015 Mr. Harris served as a law clerk for working on matters involving Traffic, DUI, and Family Law. Mr. Harris also interned at the Federal Public Defender in Richmond, and the Virginia Beach Public Defender where he assisted with investigations, trial preparation, and client interviews.

Growing up in public housing in the City of Virginia Beach exposed Mr. Harris to a number of injustices which instilled in him a passion for civil rights and equality. At the University of Virginia, Mr. Harris established an annual forum addressing the interactions between law enforcement officers and minority students and was a regular contact for issues of discrimination at the University. At the University of Richmond, Mr. Harris investigated allegations of Honor Code violations and advocated for cultural equality as the Vice President of the Black Law Students Association.

Mr. Harris is presently a member of the Hill-Tucker Bar Association, a certified juvenile defense attorney, and a legislative liaison for DRI-Voice of the Defense Bar, for the state of Washington.

His interests include competitive flag football, recreational basketball, and trivia.