Philip A. Medley, Esq., is an Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Currently, he serves in the Civil Litigation Division, representing the District of Columbia and its employees in general civil litigation matters, including employment law, civil rights claims, and common law torts. Previously, Mr. Medley served in the Child Support Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General, representing the District of Columbia on behalf of children in need of paternity establishment and financial support. Mr. Medley specialized in paternity and support cases that were litigated alongside related custody, domestic violence, and neglect cases.
Mr. Medley has served as a member, co-chair, and vice-chair of the Steering Committee for the Family Law Community of the D.C. Bar. He currently serves on the Civil Jury Instructions Committee. Mr. Medley has served as a mentor in the community through both the Thurgood Marshall Academy Mentor Program, and the Everybody Wins DC Shared Reading Program.
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William & Mary and his Juris Doctor degree from The George Washington University Law School. Mr. Medley previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Melvin R. Wright of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.