Monique Pressley is a skilled trial attorney, television legal analyst/contributor, crisis manager, radio host, noted speaker, adjunct law professor, certified leadership trainer and ordained minister.
She has appeared on numerous national and international news networks, including ABC News, CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, Al Jazeera America, and Arise News, and appears regularly as a legal analyst on NewsOne Now with Roland Martin on TV One. Monique’s work has also been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, The Legal Times, Essence Magazine, and Jet Magazine, among others.
She hosts the radio show, Breathe Through It with Monique Pressley, a webcast listened to weekdays around the world.
Monique is principal of The Pressley Firm PLLC. Based in the DC Metropolitan area, her firm specializes in complex civil litigation, crisis management and communications, and new business incorporation and development.
Originally from Galveston, Texas, Monique received her B.A. from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas and her law degree from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC. She previously served as a Senior Assistant Attorney General for the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General where she was responsible for the defense of the city’s mayor and agencies in civil litigation matters.
Monique was an adjunct professor at Howard University School of Law for five years where she taught Trial Advocacy and coached the award winning Trial Advocacy Moot Court Team. Prior to law school, Monique served on the U. S. Congressional staffs of Rep. Jack Brooks and Rep. Charlie Wilson.
She is also sought-after speaker, bringing her “Be The Boss” entrepreneurship seminar and other messages of empowerment to thousands across the country.