Bar Seeks Candidates for Various Committee and Board Vacancies

August 3, 2018

The D.C. Bar Board of Governors is seeking candidates for appointment in the fall to the following standing committees: Communities, Continuing Legal Education, Election Board, Lawyer Assistance, Leadership Development, Nominations, Pro Bono and Regulations/Rules/Board Procedures.

Nonlawyer candidates are encouraged to apply for appointment to the Lawyer Assistance committee.

The deadline to apply for the above vacancies is Monday, August 20.

Additionally, the Bar is seeking candidates to fill vacancies on the board of the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP). The deadline to apply for these vacancies is Monday, September 17.

NLSP: The Board of Governors is accepting applications from D.C. Bar members who are interested in serving on the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) board of directors. Candidates must be licensed attorneys who are supportive of the Legal Services Corporation Act and have an interest in, and knowledge of, the delivery of quality legal services to the poor. Click here to learn more about NLSP. 

To apply for any of these openings, please submit a résumé and a cover letter stating the committee(s) and/or board 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 (formerly Sections) is highly desirable. Descriptions of D.C. Bar standing committees can be found here.

Submit materials via email to [email protected] or by mail to 

D.C. Bar Executive Office
901 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001