Bar Seeks Candidates for Committee and Board Vacancies 

January 17, 2017

The D.C. Bar Board of Governors is seeking candidates for appointment this spring to the Attorney/Client Arbitration Board, Judicial Evaluation Committee, Legal Ethics Committee, Clients’ Security Fund, the Board of Directors of the D.C. Bar Foundation (DCBF), and the Board on Professional Responsibility (BPR) of the D.C. Court of Appeals. The deadline to apply for these vacancies is March 3, 2017.  

Applicants for attorney vacancies must be active members of the D.C. Bar. Nonlawyer candidates are encouraged to apply for appointment to the following committees/boards: Attorney/Client Arbitration Board, Legal Ethics Committee, and BPR.

Applicants to the DCBF should have experience with/knowledge of fundraising, finance, and the D.C. community and its legal services providers.

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.

To apply for a board or committee opening, please submit a résumé and a 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 sections is highly desirable. Read descriptions of the committees.

Submit materials via email to or by mail to: D.C. Bar Executive Office, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005-4210.