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What Would Chuck Ruff Do?

By District of Columbia Bar

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We are now 15 years without his voice. On any given day in the District of Columbia and elsewhere across this country, there are senior, experienced trial lawyers who wish for one more conversation with him. One more calm assurance that our judgments are on track. After all these years, we still want to know: What would Chuck Ruff do?

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The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Remembers Long-time Volunteer Attorney Brian Bannon

By District of Columbia Bar

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The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center was saddened to learn recently of the passing of attorney Brian Bannon, one of the Center’s most dedicated and beloved volunteers.  

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W. Jerrold "Jerry" Scoutt Jr. Passes Away at the Age of 93; Built a Legacy in Public Interest Law

By District of Columbia Bar

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W. Jerrold "Jerry" Scoutt Jr.--a founding partner of the aviation law firm Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger died Feb. 27 at his home in Bethesda, Md.

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Remembering Antitrust Attorney Kurt Shaffert

By District of Columbia Bar

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My old friend and lawyer colleague Kurt Shaffert passed away on July 31. He was a trial attorney with the USDOJ Antitrust Division, not a Section Chief.  But he deserves to be remembered as a very significant professional with the agency, and a credit to the Bar -- a model of the decent and diligent lawyer that keeps a government agency afloat. Kurt was deeply proud to be in the service of the U.S. government, and was in turn deeply respected by his colleagues.

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