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The average defense attorney salary in District of Columbia, United States is $151,097 or an equivalent hourly rate of $73. This is 14% higher (+$18,549) than the average defense attorney salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $9,549. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.