Attorney General-Elect Karl Racine named Pauline Schneider and Natalie Ludaway as Co-Chairwomen of his transition team. Racine said, “We are very pleased that Pauline Schneider and Natalie Ludaway are coming on board. Pauline’s reputation is sterling, and her knowledge of Government and Finance will be a significant contribution in preparing to operate the first independent Office of Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Natalie is a trusted and close friend, and we served together on the D.C. Judicial Nominations Committee. Like Pauline, Natalie has an impeccable reputation in the practice of law. I am very lucky to have their counsel.”Read More →
CANDIDATES: Five lawyers—Lorelie Masters, Karl Racine, Edward “Smitty” Smith, Lateefah Williams and Paul Zukerberg;are vying to be the first-ever elected D.C. attorney general in the November election. The candidates appeared last week at a forum, above, at O’Melveny & Myers.Read More →
D.C. Bar President Brigida Benitez and President-Elect Timothy Webster Volunteer for Pro Bono Immigration ClinicBy District of Columbia Bar
D.C. Bar President Brigida Benitez and President-Elect Timothy K. Webster joined 17 other lawyers to help provide legal information, brief advice, and referral services for civil legal matters governed by U.S. immigration law.Read More →
By Andrea Ferster, 42nd President DC Bar
There has been a dramatic surge in biking in the District of Columbia, earning our city plaudits as “the new U.S. bike city to watch.” With that come changes: to transportation infrastructure, to the applicable legal framework governing liability in the event of accidents, and to attitudes and behavior.
Public Spirit: Josh Toll Helps Clients "Overcome Big Obstacles and Take Their Life in a Positive Direction"By District of Columbia Bar
R. Scott Oswald, faculty member and chairperson for our upcoming CLE "Changing Currents in Employment Law 2014: Recent Trends and Developments," takes a few moments to give us a sneak peak into the class.
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The Pro Bono Program interviews Laura Klein, Department of Justice Pro Bono Program Manager.Read More →
A new CIA chief is recruited from the corporate world to clean up a bureaucratic mess, and he immediately becomes entangled in a scheme where he can’t tell the good guys (men and women in the agency) from the bad.Read More →