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Bar Seeks Candidates for 2018 Committee and Board Vacancies 

February 21, 2018

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 (see information below), and the Board on Professional Responsibility (BPR) of the D.C. Court of Appeals. The deadline to apply for these vacancies is March 2, 2018. Applicants for attorney vacancies must be active members of the D.C. Bar. Nonlawyer candidates are encouraged to apply for vacancies on the Attorney/Client Arbitration Board and BPR.

Preferred applicants to the D.C. Bar Foundation should have experience with nonprofit governance, fundraising, and grantmaking, as well as a familiarity with the D.C. community and its legal services providers. D.C. Bar membership is not required. For more information about the Foundation and its activities, please visit www.dcbarfoundation.org. The deadline to apply is February 12, 2018.

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.

A candidate for the vacancy on the Clients’ Security Fund will be recommended by the trustees of the Fund and the Board of Governors, and forwarded to the D.C. Court of Appeals for final appointment.

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 communities is highly desirable. Descriptions of the committees with additional qualifications can be found on the D.C. Bar’s website.

Submit application materials via email to executive.office@dcbar.org.