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 Volunteer Opportunities

Committee and Board Vacancies
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, and the Bar Foundation as well as to the Board on Professional Responsibility (BPR) of the D.C. Court of Appeals. With the exception of the ACAB Committee vacancies, which has seats for non-lawyers, all candidates must be members of the D.C. Bar. For Board on Professional Responsibility openings, three individuals will be selected for each vacancy and forwarded to the D.C. Court of Appeals for final appointment. Preference is given to individuals with experience on BPR hearing committees. Résumés must be received by March 14. Individuals interested in applying should submit a résumé with a cover letter stating the committee on which they would like to serve to executive.office@dcbar.org or by mail to:

D.C. Bar Screening Committee
1101 K Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005-4210

Additionally, Bar members interested in being considered for BPR hearing committee vacancies that arise periodically should send a letter of interest and résumé to:

Board on Professional Responsibility
430 E Street NW, Suite 138
Washington, DC 20001

email: executive.office@dcbar.org
BPR Hearing Committee Members
The Board on Professional Responsibility (BPR) of the D.C. Court of Appeals is seeking volunteers for its Hearing Committees. The committees hear lawyer discipline cases and file reports with the BPR and the Court with findings of fact and recommended conclusions of law. Hearing Committee members, composed of D.C. Bar members and members of the public, are appointed periodically by the BPR and are eligible to serve two consecutive three-year terms.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Elizabeth J. Branda, Esquire
Executive Attorney, Board on Professional Responsibility
430 E Street NW, Suite 138
Washington, DC 20001

For more information, call 202-638-4290.