Kenneth D. Bynum, a native of Goffstown, New Hampshire, is a graduate of the George Williams College in Downers Grove, Illinois. Mr. Bynum earned a Bachelors of Science in both Applied Behavioral Science and Leisure and Environmental Resources Administration at the George Williams College in 1978. In 1995 he received the Alumni of the Year Award, the College’s highest honor. He received his Juris Doctor from Howard School of Law in 1983. While in law school Mr. Bynum was selected as a member of the Howard Law Journal. While on the Law Journal he published two articles and served as the Business Manager. He also received the Am Jur Award in Family Law.
Upon graduation, he served as Law Clerk to the Chief Judge of the Superior Court for the District of Columbia the Honorable H. Carl Moultrie, I. After the successful completion of his clerkship, Mr. Bynum joined the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia as an Assistant United States Attorney. As a prosecutor he gained valuable experience in the area of criminal law.
Prior to the formation of Bynum & Jenkins, PLLC
, Mr. Bynum was a partner at the Washington, D.C. based law firm of Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, LLP, where his practice areas included serious personal injury litigation involving toxic torts, asbestos, products liability, and negligence. During his career, Mr. Bynum has obtained several million dollar verdicts and settlements in serious personal injury cases.
Mr. Bynum is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., chairman of the Northern Virginia Urban League and a member of the Board of Trustees of Aurora University. He is also a member of Alfred Street Baptist Church located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.