D.C. Bar to Hold Candidates’ Forum

April 19, 2017

On April 26 the D.C. Bar will host a forum to present its 2017 candidates for Bar leadership positions. 

President-elect candidates Esther Lim, a partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP (Finnegan), and Leah M. Quadrino, of counsel at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, will speak about the themes they would like to see the Bar focus on in the 2017–2018 term.

The candidates for D.C. Bar secretary, treasurer, and for positions on the Board of Governors, as well as those running for seats on the American Bar Association House of Delegates, will be introduced at the forum.

The forum takes place from 12 to 12:30 p.m. at the D.C. Bar Board Room, 1101 K Street NW, second floor.

Ballots and instructions for voting will be distributed to all active Bar members on April 24 and members can vote by mail or online at The deadline to vote is May 19.

Results of the election will be announced on the Bar’s website and during the 2017 Celebration of Leadership, on June 14 at the Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW.