Tyler Jay King

Managing Counsel
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Mr. King is licensed in the federal and state bars of the District of Columbia and Maryland. He obtained his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, renowned for its focus on practical experience and social responsibility. The National Jurist recently selected Northeastern University School of Law as the nation’s best public interest law school. Mr. King has a broad base of litigation experience including work with the United States Department of Justice’s Environmental Enforcement Section; Kohn, Kohn, & Colapinto’s “whistleblower” practice; and Jackson & Campbell’s real estate group.

In real estate matters, Mr. King represents creditors and debtors in bankruptcy, litigates contracts, and advises clients on tax compliance and estate planning. Mr. King’s background in the underpinnings of real estate transactions comes from his expertise underwriting title insurance policies on an array of real estate financing scenarios including defeasance, mezzanine, interest rate swap, and municipal bond financing, among others. As a title attorney Mr. King wrote articles on 1031 exchanges and is a go-to person on transfer and recordation tax questions for many local attorneys and developers. Over a two-year period Mr. King handled over a quarter billion dollars in consideration and issued over a half billion dollars in liability insurance.

In representing businesspeople and nonprofits, Mr. King aids clients in business formation and organization, regulatory and tax compliance, contracting, employment, and financing. Staying true to his public interest roots, Mr. King takes on a variety of public interest matters in cases ranging from bed bugs to bankruptcies, and everything in between. Mr. King handles consumer protection actions, participates in a pro bono foreclosure prevention program, and participates in Maryland’s “Wills for Heroes” program, providing estate planning to law enforcement, fire fighters, and first responders. Mr. King will also take on cases involving consumer protection, employment and whistleblower, Qui-Tam, immigration, students, and constitutional rights.

Mr. King is a father of three and lives with his wife in Washington, DC.

Shannon Shoultz

Shannon Schoultz

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Ms. Schoultz is an associate at the Franklin Square Law Group. Ms. Schoultz’s practice includes criminal defense, employment matters, and general litigation matters.

Ms. Schoultz is an honor graduate of the University of South Carolina. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the American University Washington College of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, Ms. Schoultz was a staff member for the American University Administrative Law Review, and also served as the Director of the National High School Moot Court Competition for the Moot Court Honor Society. Ms. Schoultz served as a Teaching Fellow for the Legal Research and Writing Program, and was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow. Ms. Schoultz is a two-time Peter S. Ridely Memorial Scholarship Recipient. Ms. Schoultz was also recognized as a Pro Bono Scholar for completing over 175 hours of Pro Bono work and community service. Additionally, Ms. Schoultz was recognized by the Washington College of Law’s Clinical Program for Outstanding work as a Student Attorney in the school’s Civil Advocacy Clinic.

Prior to joining the Franklin Square Law Group, Ms. Schoultz served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Zoe Bush of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. As a law clerk, Ms. Schoultz was responsible for reviewing and making recommendations on a variety of motions, and assisted in over 60 felony trials.

Ms. Schoultz is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. She is a member of the Washington Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association, and the National Bar Association.

Park Summers

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Mr. Summers is a Paralegal at the Franklin Square Law Group. Mr. Summers is from Cooperstown, New York and is a graduate of Cooperstown Central School. Mr. Summers received his Bachelor’s Degree from The University at Buffalo where he majored in Political Science and minored in Sociology. During his undergraduate career, Mr. Summers participated in the Mock Trial Club. Mr. Summers also served as a Research Assistant for one of his Political Science Professors during his junior year. During his time as a Research Assistant he directly worked on a number of published research projects dealing with the 2016 election. During the Summer following his junior year of college Mr. Summers spent 7 weeks in Nepal working for SASANE, a human rights organization. This organization aims to end human trafficking in Nepal and empower female victims of human trafficking. Mr. Summers decided to participate in the SUNY Washington Internship Program during the Spring of his Senior year at UB. While participating in this program he was an intern here at Franklin Square.

SKingSalieu King

Director of Administration
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Salieu King is originally from The Gambia, West Africa and moved to the United States in 2004. Salieu graduated magna cum laude from University of the District of Columbia with a BA in Mass Media, Television Production and a Masters in Public Administration.

Salieu King is a mother of three and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and kids.

Aissatou DiopAissatou Diop

Office Manager
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Ms. Diop is originally from Senegal, West Africa and moved to the United States in 2011. Aissatou has years of experience working in the banking field. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two kids.