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COMMUNITY
& CONNECTIONS

By Jeffery Leon

News and notes on the D.C. Bar legal community
1. FAREWELL, VICTOR
On November 15 the D.C. Bar held a reception
honoring former Chief Operating Officer Victor L.
Velazquez, who has been named executive director
of the Maryland State Bar Association. On hand at the
reception were Eric L. Yaffe, immediate past chair of
the Board on Professional Responsibility, and Bar
President Annamaria Steward, both of whom had
kind words to say about Velazquez. Steward also led
the crowd in a farewell toast. Later, Velazquez made
the rounds and greeted several guests, including
Jackie Washington of the Bar's Executive Office.

2. BUILDING OUR FUTURE
Members of the D.C. Bar's Building Advisory Task
Force visited the grounds where the Bar's new
100,000-square-foot headquarters in the Mount
Vernon Triangle neighborhood will soon rise.
Kenyattah Robinson, president and CEO of the Mount
Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District,
met with the task force. D.C. Bar signage now marks
the spot of the Bar's future home.

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3. ABOVE AND BEYOND
Skip Mark, an attorney with the D.C. Bar Pro Bono
Center, was the recipient of the 2016 Legal Services
Award presented by the Washington Council of
Lawyers on December 1. Mark (shown here with a
volunteer) trains, mentors, and supports pro bono
lawyers to assist low-income clients.

For full coverage of other D.C. Bar news,
visit dcbar.org.

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