Jane C. Norman
Ms. Norman is a partner with the District of Columbia Law Firm of Bond and Norman Law, PC. Ms. Norman earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1972.
She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Loyola University College of Law, Los Angeles in 1975. Ms. Norman currently concentrates her practice on civil rights and representing the victims of terrorism. She has successfully litigated cases against the District of Columbia Detention Center for Violation of prisoner civil rights. She has also successfully litigated cases against the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department for police brutality and violation of constitutional rights. Ms. Norman has successfully represented the family of one of the victims who was killed in the July 31, 2002 terrorist bombings in the Frank Sinatra cafeteria in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel committed by the terrorist organization Hamas. Ms. Norman has also successfully represented some of the victims and their family members injured in the bombing of the United States Embassy in Kenya on August 7, 1998 carried out by the terrorist group al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. Ms. Norman has successfully helped obtain and partially collect on a 2.6 Billion Dollar judgment for a number of the victims of the Marine Barracks bombing and their families against the Islamic Republic of Iran for providing material support to Hezbollah in aid and assistance of carrying out the attack. Before going into private practice, from 1977-1981 Ms. Norman served on active duty with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Navy, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander. From 1981-1985 Ms. Norman served as an Attorney Advisor, Office of Medico-Legal Counsel, to the former Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. Before concentrating her practice on civil rights and representing the victims of terrorism, Ms. Norman also represented criminal defendants in complex drug conspiracy and other criminal cases in the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia and Maryland. She also defended clients in a wide variety of criminal cases in the District of Columbia Superior Court and the Circuit and District Courts of Maryland.