Shemeka Hankins of Invictus Law chosen as a Virginia Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyer

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Shemeka Hankins, senior criminal defense attorney with Invictus Law, was recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as a 2020 Up & Coming Lawyer, and will be honored during a virtual awards ceremony on October 22.

Shemeka Hankins with Invictus Law was recently selected as a 2020 Up & Coming Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

Shemeka Hankins, senior criminal defense attorney with Invictus Law, was recently selected as a 2020 Up & Coming Lawyer by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

The Virginia Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyers program, now in its fifth year, recognizes lawyers across the state who are “making their mark” within their first 10 years of practice. A virtual awards ceremony honoring the winners will be held on October 22, and each honoree also will be profiled in a special supplement distributed at the event and inserted into Virginia Lawyers Weekly in October. More information about this year’s class of Up & Coming attorneys can be found here: https://valawyersweekly.com/2020/09/09/leaders-in-the-law-up-coming-lawyers-for-2020-named/

About Shemeka Hankins:

Shemeka is an experienced trial attorney, former prosecutor and unrelenting advocate, working for years in public service with the Norfolk Commonwealth Attorney’s Office after graduating from law school. While there, she dedicated her career to receiving specialized training which included the areas of domestic violence, driving under the influence and narcotics. She was specifically assigned as the DUI prosecutor and as a part of a small team of attorneys who were referred DUI felony cases. After her time in the prosecutor’s office, Shemeka joined Invictus Law where she was named by the Virginia State Bar as a Local Bar Leader of the Year for 2020. She has also previously been named a South Hampton Roads Bar Association Public Practitioner of the Year 2017 and received the Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Outstanding Service Award in 2015 and 2016.

About Invictus Law:

Invictus Law’s principal attorney, Eric Leckie, founded the firm with many of the core values he learned while serving in the United States Marine Corps. Invictus Law attorneys are trained to be focused, precise, strategic and mission-oriented in the fight to protect client’s rights. The firm specializes in criminal defense, family law, security clearance law and military law.

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