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Bianca Garcia Named Executive Director of the Judicial Nomination Commission

April 6, 2018

The District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission (“Commission”) is delighted to announce that Bianca Garcia, Esq., has been named Executive Director of the Commission. Ms. Garcia joins the Commission after several years of public service, and with a diverse range of experience that includes academic teaching, strategic planning, budget development, and management.

Prior to joining the Commission, Ms. Garcia served as an attorney-advisor for the Board of Veterans’ Appeals, the division of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs that is responsible for deciding appeals pertaining to the provision of benefits to veterans or their dependents or survivors. Prior to her work at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals, Ms. Garcia served as a law clerk to Magistrate Judges Kenia Seoane Lopez, Elizabeth Carroll Wingo (currently Associate Judge), Aida Melendez (retired), and Gretchen Rohr (former) of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Prior to serving as a law clerk, Ms. Garcia was a graduate teaching fellow at the American University Washington College of Law, where she both taught Legal Rhetoric, an intensive first-year legal writing course, and also worked with the Legal Rhetoric Program’s full-time faculty to plan and supervise the program. Ms. Garcia currently teaches Legal Rhetoric as an adjunct professor at the Washington College of Law.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Garcia worked for a residential interior design firm with a high-profile client base where, as the office manager, she had an active role in developing budgets for complex, multi-phase projects, and in managing the firm’s operational budget.

Ms. Garcia received a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and earned a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from American University Washington College of Law.

Questions concerning the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission should be directed to the Executive Director at (202) 879-0478 or via email at dc.jnc@dc.gov.