Annual Events

Judicial and Bar Conference Free Membership Forum

Friday, April 7, 2017 

The membership forum will be held in the Conference Center at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.  Admittance into the forum is free. 

Online registration is now closed for the conference. A limited number of tickets may be available for sale on site. 

 

Becoming a Judge in the District of Columbia Courts
4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. 

Sponsored by District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission 

This public forum is designed to provide information about the judicial application, nomination, and appointment process for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The panel will discuss qualifications for judicial office, the application process, and, for associate judges, the nomination and confirmation process. The forum will also include a question and answer session.  

Panelists: 

  • Katherine L. Garrett, Executive Director, District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission, moderator 
  • Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan, Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; Chair, District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission, speaker
  • Honorable Russel F. Canan, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia; Chair, Committee on the Selection and Tenure of Magistrate Judges, speaker
  • James Burnham, Special Assistant to the President; Senior Associate Counsel to the President, speaker
  • Gabrielle D'Adamo Singer, Chief Counsel, United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs, speaker

For more information, contact Verniesa Allen at 202-737-4700, ext. 3239.