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Nicholas A. Majett

DCRA Director Nicholas A. Majett

Nicholas A. Majett is a native Washingtonian who has served the District of Columbia Government in several capacities for over 25 years.

He earned both his Bachelor of Science and Law Degrees from Howard University before becoming a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association. In 2005 he was elected to the DC Bar’s District of Columbia Affairs Section Steering Committee where he currently serves as co-chair.

In 1985 Mr. Majett joined the DC Office of the Attorney General and served as an assistant attorney general for approximately 19 years. During his tenure as an assistant attorney general, Mr. Majett handled regulatory, real estate, tax and civil cases and prosecuted tax and government fraud cases.

From 1990 until 1991, Mr. Majett served as the chief of assessment services for the Office of Tax and Revenue and then returned to the Office of the Attorney General.

In 2006 Mr. Majett became the deputy director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) and served until he was appointed as director on December 18, 2010. On April 5, 2011 he was unanimously confirmed by the Council of the District of Columbia.

He is also a member of the Boards of Directors for the Washington, DC Economic Partnership, the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force and “Joseph’s House,” a DC nonprofit organization.