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Dwight Mitchell Jr.

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Biography

Attorney Dwight Mitchell, Jr., is a zealous legal advocate for all his clients. As of October 2021, he is also an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor. He is a cum laude graduate of Morehouse College, class of 2011, where he majored in Spanish with a concentration in pre-law. He enrolled in two study abroad programs throughout his college career: one in the Dominican Republic during the summer of 2008 and another in Costa Rica during the summer of 2009. After earning his bachelor of arts degree, he worked for Coca-Cola in New York City as a Market Development Manager during the years 2011 to 2014. In this role, he forged great relationships with business owners, city residents, and colleagues as he worked tirelessly to implement Coca-Cola's marketing campaigns throughout the "Lower East Side" and "SOHO" sections of New York City.

After working three successful years for Coca-Cola, he enrolled in Cornell Law School in the fall of 2014 to pursue his life's dream of becoming a sports and entertainment attorney. At Cornell, Dwight was an active member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, Black Law Student Association, and the Labor Law Clinic.

Dwight is the son of Gail Mitchell, Esq., one of the named partners of Schwartz Barkin & Mitchell. He has witnessed, since a young age, the dedication and hard work necessary to provide exemplary legal representation to clients from all walks of life. As an attorney, he aspires to practice one of the most important teachings that he has learned from his mother. Said teaching is, "commitment to excellence in the legal profession." In his free time, he thoroughly enjoys serving as a disc jockey (DJ), playing basketball and football and engaging in rigorous gym exercises, traveling the world, and perusing the world of fashion.

Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Sports and Entertainment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Law

Professional Associations

  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Garden State Bar Association
  • Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association

Education

  • Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York
    • J.D., Juris Doctor - 2017
  • Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2011
    • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2019
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2020
  • New York, 2020

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish