Attorney Carolyn Demougeot

Silver Spring DUI Defense Attorney

Silver Spring DUI Lawyer 150x150 Attorney Carolyn DemougeotPrior to joining the Law Offices of Jezic & Moyse, LLC as a criminal defense and immigration associate, Ms. Demougeot served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Beverly J. Woodard of Prince George’s County Circuit Court.

Thereafter, Ms. Demougeot worked in immigration law practicing exclusively deportation defense. There, she represented clients in both Arlington, VA and Baltimore, MD immigration court, with a focus on asylum cases, unaccompanied minor (Special Immigrant Juveniles status) cases and cancellation cases.

Ms. Demougeot received her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. During law school she gained experience as a Student Attorney by participating in the Innocence and Justice clinic, where she worked to prove the innocence of an inmate serving life in prison, interning at the Forsyth County State’s Attorney’s office and Legal Aid.

Ms. Demougeot received her undergraduate degree in 2011 from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where she was captain of her Varsity soccer team three out of four years and competed in Varsity Track & Field.

Ms. Demougeot, a lifelong resident of Montgomery County, graduated from Lycée Rochambeau (The French International School) of Bethesda, Maryland in 2007. Ms. Demougeot, of Haitian and French heritage, speaks fluent French, Spanish and Haitian Creole.

Among her many victories in court, Ms. Demougeot:

  • Persuaded a Prince George’s County jury to acquit a client accused of second degree assault, by demonstrating to the jury that all three of the State’s witnesses conjured a false story in attempt to incarcerate her innocent client.
  • Convinced a Frederick County District Court judge to find her client not guilty of indecent exposure following a trial.
  • Convinced a Prince George’s County District Court judge to find her client not guilty of second degree assault, by demonstrating through direct examination that her client in fact rightfully utilized self-defense.
  • Helped persuade a Prince George’s County jury to find her client not guilty of driving under the influence, where through cross-examination it was shown that the field sobriety tests were completed so well that there was no true probable cause to arrest her client.
  • Convinced a Prince George’s County District Court judge to find her client not guilty of possession of marijuana, by showing that the officers wrongfully acquired her client’s confession that the 60g of marijuana were his.