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Awarding 35 Years of Service

June 14, 2016

 Gene Shipp with ABA President Paulette Brown

Wallace E. "Gene" Shipp Jr., disciplinary counsel for the District of Columbia, is the 2016 recipient of the Michael Franck Professional Responsibility Award. In the past 35 years, Shipp has served in the Office of the Disciplinary Counsel in various capacities, taking over as disciplinary counsel in 2005. ABA President Paulette Brown presented the award to Shipp in June at the 42nd ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility in Philadelphia.