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COMMUNITY & CONNECTIONS

HAPPENINGS
FROM AROUND THE LEGAL COMMUNITY
By Tracy Schorn & Jeffery Leon

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LIM TAKES OFFICE AT 2018
CELEBRATION OF LEADERSHIP

The Washington legal community came together on June 12 for the 2018
Celebration of Leadership: The D.C. Bar Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting at
the Mayflower Hotel, where Esther H. Lim, shown here with her daughters Nora
and Hana, became the 47th president of the D.C. Bar. American University
Washington College of Law professor Angela J. Davis received the prestigious
Justice Thurgood Marshall Award. John A. Casciotti of the U.S. Department of
Defense addressed the audience after receiving the Beatrice Rosenberg Award
for Excellence in Government Service. Later, a team of lawyers from Jones Day,
shown here with former Bar president Patrick McGlone, took home the honor
of Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year. The Hispanic Bar Association of the District of
Columbia was recognized with the Voluntary Bar of the Year award.

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PRESIDENTS' RECEPTION
BREAKS RECORD FOR DONATIONS

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The Presidents' Reception was held on June 12 welcoming the Bar's incoming
president and raising funds in support of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center. Money
raised from the reception provides for nearly one-third of the Pro Bono Center's
budget. This year's reception raised $1,067,000 in contributions, the largest in
the Pro Bono Center's history. Esther H. Lim, the 2018-19 Bar president, thanked
the Pro Bono supporters.

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D.C. BAR RUNS FOR A CAUSE
AT 2018 LAWYERS HAVE HEART

A team representing the D.C. Bar took part in the 28th Annual Lawyers Have Heart
10K Race, 5K Run and Fun Walk, which brought together more than 6,000 runners
and walkers to benefit the American Heart Association (AHA). Bob Spagnoletti,
Bernard Lewis, Anthony Spagnoletti-Lewis, Bill Ross, Michael English, Kathleen
Lewis, and Darrin Sobin were on hand for race day. Since 1991, the race has raised
more than $13 million to support the AHA.

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150 TURN OUT IN SUPPORT
OF DC LAW STUDENTS
IN COURT HONOREES

The DC Law Students in Court held its 2018 Celebration of Service ceremony
this spring at the D.C. Bar's new headquarters, where nearly 150 alumni, sponsors,
and friends came out to show their support. Among the honorees was Avis E.
Buchanan, director of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia,
pictured here with DCLSIC's Moses Cook. The evening's other honorees were
Don Salzman of Steptoe & Johnson LLP and the Mayor's Office for Returning
Affairs (MORCA).

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Your Voice
From Our President
Career & Professional Development
Calendar of Events
Government & Gavel
Feature: After Parkland: Student Protests & Free Speech
Feature: Post-Brown
Feature: Remembering RFK
Global & Domestic Outlook
Worth Reading
Media Bytes
Attorney Briefs
Ask the Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
The Pro Bono Effect
Campus Connection
Community & Connections
Last Word
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