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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

(30-15) Becoming a Judge on the DC Superior Court and DC Court of Appeals

Date(s): December 7, 2016

Time: 5:30 PM  EST - 7:30 PM  EST

King & Spalding LLP; 1700 Pennsylvania Ave, NW; Suite 200 - Conference Room 10F; Washington, DC 20006

*If you have questions about this program or experience any difficulties in registering, please call 202-639-8880.*

Presented by: Executive and Judicial Endorsements Committee
Co-sponsored by: Asian-Pacific American Bar Association, Capital Area Muslim Bar Association, Native American Bar Association of DC

Hon. Emmet G. Sullivan, Chair, DC Judicial Nominations Commission
Hon. Juliet McKenna, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Hon. Maribeth Raffinan, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Hon. Julie Becker, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Natalie Ludaway, Esq., Member, Judicial Nominations Commission 

Katia Garrett, Executive Director, DC Judicial Nominations Commission

Vacancies occur regularly on the DC Superior Court and DC Court of Appeals. The DC Judicial Nomination Commission (JNC) recommends applicants to the President of the United States. That could be you – but first, you have to apply! The JNC is particularly interested in maintaining a diverse applicant pool, so female lawyers and lawyers of color are encouraged to apply. Join us for a panel featuring sitting judges and representatives from the JNC to hear about the process, learn tips, and answer your questions on how to become a judge.
There will be drinks and light appetizers provided, and a chance to mingle before and after with the judges and fellow attendees.  

Cost: This event is free to attend, but registration is required.

This fall, the WBA is collecting toiletries, feminine products, small toiletry bags, and monetary donations for Bread for the City. Toiletries must be unopened. Anyone who donates items/money at any WBA event this fall will be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card compliments of Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot LLP held in mid-December. If you have any questions or are interested in helping with the drive pleasecontact Kelly Fisher at KFisher@koonz.com or Hellia Kanzi athkanzi@DELOITTE.com.

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