About DC Dicta

DC Dicta is written by Lawyers USA staff writer Kimberly Atkins, who works in the newspaper’s Washington, D.C. bureau. Kimberly covers the Supreme Court, Congress, federal agencies and all other legal newsmakers in the nation’s capital.

Kimberly brings her experience as both an attorney and a journalist to the blog. She practiced as a litigation and appellate lawyer in Boston, and has also worked as a reporter at several daily newspapers including The Boston Globe and The Boston Herald, where she covered politics and was the co-creator of the Herald‘s political blog, The Daily Briefing.

She joined the staff of Lawyers USA in 2007.


  1. Ms. Kimberly Atkins,

    Thank you for inlighting coverage of the supreme court and various politic issues.
    I look forward to reading more of your articles.
    Hope things are well.

    Stephanie Cayce

  2. I’m really enjoying this blog. Very informative and interesting as well.

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