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ELECTION COVERAGE

D.C. BAR ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP

T

he D.C. Bar concluded its 2019 general and Communities elections on
May 24, electing a new set of leaders who took office on June 11 at the
Celebration of Leadership: The D.C. Bar Awards Dinner and Annual
Meeting.

Geoffrey M. Klineberg, a partner at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick,
P.L.L.C., has been elected president-elect of the D.C. Bar for the 2019-2020 term.
Klineberg will serve in the president-elect position for one year before
becoming president; he will continue in office a third year as immediate past
president.
At Kellogg Hansen, Klineberg focuses his practice on administrative law and
appellate litigation, representing clients in many matters before the Federal
Communications Commission, as well as in federal district and appellate courts.
Klineberg said he is grateful for the opportunity to serve the Bar. "I am honored
to have been elected as the next D.C. Bar president-elect. I want to thank the
D.C. Bar membership for its confidence and support, and I would particularly
like to thank Charlie Lemley, who reminded all of us throughout the campaign
of the importance of working to achieve a more inclusive and diverse Bar,"
Klineberg added.

2019 GENERAL ELECTION TALLY SHEET
OFFICE

CANDIDATE

VOTES

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Geoffrey M. Klineberg
Charles C. Lemley

3,133
2,707

Elected

SECRETARY

Courtney L. Weiner
Garylene D. Javier

3,296
2,118

Elected

TREASURER

Richard V. Rodriguez
Hardeep Grover

2,529
2,455

Elected

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Su Sie Ju
Amy E. Nelson
Theodore A. Howard
Jessica E. Adler
Paul S. Lee
Bridget M. Rowan
Janene D. Jackson
Catherine D. Bertram
Hansel T. Pham
Fabio Leonardi

3,339
3,176
2,641
2,574
2,542
2,515
2,156
2,003
1,536
1,400

Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected

ABA HOUSE OF DELEGATES

Pauline A. Schneider
D. Jean Veta
Diane Seltzer Torre

3,762
2,820
2,685

Elected
Elected

ABA HOUSE OF DELEGATES
UNDER 36

Josephine M. Bahn
Carter C. Simpson

2,587
2,300

Elected

Also elected to one-year terms were, as secretary, Courtney L. Weiner of the Law
Office of Courtney Weiner PLLC and, as treasurer, Richard V. Rodriguez of the
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.
Elected to the Bar's Board of Governors for three-year terms were Jessica E.
Adler of the Law Office of Jessica E. Adler, Theodore A. Howard of Wiley Rein
LLP, Su Sie Ju of Bread for the City, Paul S. Lee of Steptoe & Johnson LLP, and
Amy E. Nelson of Whitman-Walker Health.
Elected for two-year terms to the ABA House of Delegates were Pauline A.
Schneider (retired), D. Jean Veta of Covington & Burling LLP, and Josephine
M. Bahn of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (for the under-36 seat).
Of the 80,356 members who were eligible to vote in the Bar's 2019 elections,
6,456 members cast their ballots for an 8.03 percent overall turnout. At right
is a complete breakdown of the election results.

THE D.C. BAR COMMUNITIES also elected their new set of leaders:
Administrative Law and Agency
Practice Community
Tonya Butler-Truesdale
Zaheer Maskatia
Antitrust and Consumer Law Community
John Ingrassia
Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports
Law Community
Hardeep Grover
Corporation, Finance and Securities
Law Community
Peter Malyshev
Bradley Bondi

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Courts, Lawyers and the Administration
of Justice Community*
Misty Thomas

Family Law Community
Emily Petrino
Marshall Yaap

District of Columbia Affairs Community
Rochelle Howard

Government Contracts and Litigation
Community**
Erin Felix
Amy Garber

Environment, Energy and Natural
Resources Community
Cheryl Rose
Wesley Heath
Estates, Trusts and Probate Law
Community
Michelle Evans

*

JULY/AUGUST 2019

*

Health Law Community
Jason Reddish
Intellectual Property Law Community
Belinda Scrimenti
International Law Community
Jill Morrison
Dante Figueroa

Labor and Employment Law Community
Jaclyn Hamlin
Law Practice Management Community
Canby Wood
Litigation Community
Matthew Edwards
Real Estate, Housing and Land Use
Community
Tonya Butler-Truesdale
Taxation Community
Amy Elliott
*Renamed Public Interest and Courts Community
effective July 1, 2019.
**Renamed Government Contracts Community
effective July 1, 2019.


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Digital Extras
Your Voice
From Our President
Practice Management
Calendar of Events
Leading The Bar In Pursuit Of Service
2019 D.C. Bar Election Coverage
Our Membership: Adapting To A Changing Legal Landscape
Finding Community In Voluntary Bars
Bar Business: Annual Report
Member Spotlight
Enforcing the Rules feature
Global & Domestic Outlook
Worth Reading
Media Bytes
Attorney Briefs
Ask The Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
The Pro Bono Effect
Community & Connections
Last Word
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Our Membership: Adapting To A Changing Legal Landscape
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