1740 N St NW, Washington, DC 20036
Legal Representation for Personal Injury Cases

About Mr. Finkelstein

Joel M. Finkelstein at The Law Offices of Joel M. Finkelstein in Washington, DC, is committed to providing you with sound legal advice in the event of a personal injury. Joel began his legal career as a trial attorney working for the US Justice Department in the 1960s. He has spent more than 45 years working for clients and families who have been harmed by the negligence of others.

Mr. Finkelstein prides himself on providing excellent and professional representation while maintaining a superior level of personal attention to his clients. He is a lawyer who is accessible. His skill and perseverance together with the results he achieves have earned him the respect of judges and opposing attorneys.


  • New York Bar – 1964
  • District of Columbia Bar – 1967
  • US Supreme Court Bar – 1968
  • US Court of Claims Bar – 1969
  • Maryland Bar – 2004


  • BBA from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana – 1960
  • LLB from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York – 1964

Professional Experience:

  • Trial Attorney of the Civil Rights Division for the Department of Justice – 1964-1966
  • Assistant US Attorney for the District of Columbia – 1966-1969
  • Deputy Chief of the Appellate Section in the US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia – 1967-1968
  • Lecturer at the American University Washington College of Law – 1969-1970
  • Private Practice – 1969-Present
Contact Mr. Finkelstein in Washington, DC, for a personal injury lawyer who is committed to protecting your interests. 202-659-3322