Kevin B. Chavous, a native Washingtonian, was raised in a family and community that valued education and community service. He is a 2006 cum laude graduate of Howard University, with a major in Political Science and a minor in English. While at Howard, Kevin was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the Golden Key International Honor Society. As an undergraduate, Kevin channeled his academic success toward helping others. Kevin worked at Housing Counseling Services, where he counseled low-income tenants on their legal rights and helped to support affordable housing initiatives in the District of Columbia.
In 2010, Kevin graduated from the Howard University School of Law, where Kevin continued his academic progress and further nurtured his interest in serving his community. Kevin was inducted into the of Sigma Delta Tau legal fraternity, participated on the Trial Advocacy team, and worked as an employee at AARP, where he assisted elderly tenants who faced home foreclosure due to delinquent property taxes and reverse mortgages. Kevin also participated in a study abroad program in South Africa and interned at Hofmeyr Cliffe Dekker, the largest law firm in the country. From 2010 to early 2012, Kevin worked as Director of D.C. chapter of the Black Alliance of Educational Options (BAEO). In this role, Kevin organized over 2,000 parents and District residents in support of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program. These efforts lead to the permanent federal re-authorization of the program. In 2012, Kevin was admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia. He currently works as an attorney in Washington, D.C., with a practice that focuses on civil litigation, business, and real estate law.
Kevin’s civic involvement also includes his membership in the Hillcrest Civic Association, the Friends of Francis A. Gregory Library, and Counsel for Dem Kevin is also a lifelong member of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church. A graduate of Gonzaga College High School, Kevin supports the arts programs of several schools and serves on the auxiliary board of directors of the Washington Middle School for Girls.