Dwight Mitchell Jr.
Attorney Dwight Mitchell, Jr., is committed to being a zealous legal advocate for all of his clients. 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 from Morehouse College, during the years 2011 to 2014, he worked for Coca-Cola in New York City as a Market Development Manager. In this role, he forged great relationships with business owners and employees, city residents, and colleagues as he worked tirelessly to implement Coca-Cola's marketing strategies throughout the lower east side and SOHO sections of New York City.
After working three successful years for Coca-Cola, in the fall of 2014, he enrolled in Cornell Law School to pursue his passion 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. 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 loves to produce music and serve as a disc jockey (DJ), play basketball and football and engage in rigorous gym exercises, travel the world, and explore the latest fashion trends.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Sports and Entertainment Law
- Personal Injury
- Criminal Law
- New Jersey, 2019
- U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2020
- New York, 2020
- Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York
- J.D. - 2017
- Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
- B.A. - 2011
- Honors: cum laude
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Garden State Bar Association
- Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association