Bar Seeks Candidates for Committee and Board Vacancies

January 25, 2019

2019 Spring Vacancies

The D.C. Bar’s board of governors is seeking candidates for appointment this spring to the Attorney/Client Arbitration Board (ACAB), Clients’ Security Fund, Legal Ethics Committee, Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee, DC Bar Foundation (DCBF) board of directors, as well as the Board on Professional Responsibility (BPR) of the D.C. Court of Appeals. The deadline to apply for these vacancies is March 1, 2019. Applicants for attorney vacancies must be active members of the D.C. Bar. Nonlawyer candidates are encouraged to apply for appointment to the following boards: ACAB, BPR, and DCBF.

Preferred applicants to the DC Bar Foundation should have experience in one or more areas including nonprofit governance, fundraising, grantmaking, research and evaluation, as well as a familiarity with the D.C. nonprofit community. D.C. Bar membership is not required. For more information about the foundation and its activities, please visit www.dcbarfoundation.org.

For openings on the BPR, three individuals will be recommended for each vacancy by the board of governors and forwarded to the D.C. Court of Appeals for final appointment. Preference is given to individuals with experience on BPR hearing committees.

A candidate for the vacancy on the Clients’ Security Fund will be recommended by fund trustees and the board of governors and forwarded to the D.C. Court of Appeals for final appointment.

To apply for a board or committee opening, please submit a résumé and cover letter stating the committee(s) or board(s) on which you would like to serve and a description of relevant work or volunteer experience. Leadership experience with D.C. Bar committees, voluntary bar associations, or the Bar’s communities is highly desirable. Descriptions of the committees with additional qualifications can be found on the D.C. Bar’s website.

Submit application materials via email to executive.office@dcbar.org.