Candidate for D.C. Bar President-Elect
Endorsed by the D.C. CONSORTIUM OF LEGAL SERVICE PROVIDERS. The Consortium is a coalition of 34 organizations that provide civil legal services to low-income people, or people in other disadvantaged groups, living in the District of Columbia. Its principal criterion for endorsement is the extent to which a candidate has a demonstrated commitment to, and a vision for, increasing access to justice for low-income and disadvantaged people and groups of people in the District of Columbia.
Endorsed by the WASHINGTON COUNCIL OF LAWYERS (WCL). WCL is the public-interest bar association for the District of Columbia. They promote pro bono service and public-interest law and expand access to justice throughout the District of Columbia. The endorsement is determined by their Board of Directors, and are based on the candidates’ resumes, answers to a questionnaire, question-and-answer session with the candidates.
Endorsed by the GREATER WASHINGTON AREA CHAPTER, WOMEN LAWYERS DIVISION, NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION (GWAC). GWAC is a network of African-American women attorneys dedicated to the professional development of its members and committed to improving the quality of life in the Greater Washington D.C. area through a variety of activities, including educational programs and community service projects.
Endorsed by the HISPANIC BAR ASSOCIATION OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (HBA-DC). HBA-DC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that has historically been associated with the Hispanic National Bar Association, a national network of Hispanic lawyers and bar associations. The candidates HBA-DC is endorsing this year have shown an exceptional commitment to public service and diversity in the legal profession.
Endorsed by the ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION OF THE GREATER WASHINGTON, D.C. AREA, Inc. (APABA-DC). The APABA-DC is a voluntary bar association for Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and other members of the legal profession in the Washington D.C. area.
Endorsed by the SOUTH ASIAN BAR ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (SABA-DC). SABA-DC is a voluntary bar association dedicated to the needs, concerns, and interests of the South Asian American legal community in the Washington, D.C. area.
Endorsed by the WASHINGTON BAR ASSOCIATION (WBA). The WBA was created simultaneously with the National Bar Association and is an affiliate chapter of that organization. The WBA focuses on the advancement of jurisprudence, self benefit, and group enhancement in a racially exclusive society and judicial system.
Committed to Diversity and Inclusion. Invested in Access to Justice.
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