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JUNE 2020 | VOLUME 34 NO. 8
JULY/AUGUST | VOLUME 34, NO. 1

PRESIDENT
Susan M. Hoffman
PRESIDENT-ELECT
Geoffrey M. Klineberg
SECRETARY
Courtney L. Weiner
TREASURER
Richard V. Rodriguez

BAR HONORS ROSENBERG, MARSHALL AWARD WINNERS
The D.C. Bar honors Douglas N. Letter, general counsel of the U.S. House
of Representatives and former director of the Department of Justice's
Civil Division Appellate Staff, as winner of its 2020 Beatrice Rosenberg
Award for Excellence in Government Service. The Bar also recognizes
Katherine Shelley Broderick, a former dean at the University of the District
of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, as the recipient of its 2020
Thurgood Marshall Award for her commitment and initiative in pursuing
equal justice and opportunity for all Americans.
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SAVE THE DATE: PRACTICE 360°
The D.C. Bar's popular Practice 360° | A Day for
Lawyers & Law Firms has been rescheduled for
September 2020. Register in July and don't miss
out on ways to revolutionize your firm's operations
through technology, marketing, and other practice
techniques.

The D.C. Bar recognizes those who have worked
tirelessly to improve the profession and the
greater legal community through public service,
volunteer hours to enhance access to justice, and
development of new projects and initiatives. For
their timely and thought-provoking programming, the International Law Community has been
named Community of the Year, and the South
Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C., took
the award for Voluntary Bar Association of the
Year. Stephanie Hales of Sidley Austin LLP and
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP were
recognized for their outstanding pro bono work.
And the D.C. Bar Law Student Community
podcast, "Let's Brief It," won the Frederick
B. Abramson Award.
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SENIOR CONTENT EDITOR
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CONGRATULATIONS TO 2020
ANNUAL AWARDS RECIPIENTS

The coronavirus pandemic underscored the
importance of disaster preparedness in law
firm management. When disaster strikes,
solo and small firm lawyers are especially
vulnerable and have difficulty managing crises
alone. D.C. Bar practice management advisor
Rochelle Washington identifies four things to
consider when developing a backup plan in
the event of a disaster.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
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Katherine Shelley Broderick, courtesy of UDC Law

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - June 2020

YOUR VOICE
FROM OUR PRESIDENT
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
BAR BUSINESS: BUDGET REPORT
MEET GEOFFREY M. KLINEBERG: 49TH PRESIDENT OF THE D.C. BAR
MOVING THE NEEDLE ON LAW FIRM DIVERSITY
THE 2020 JOHN PAYTON LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
JAMES SANDMAN GOES BACK TO SCHOOL
LAW & SERVICE: OAG CONNECTS TO THE COMMUNITY
ON FURTHER REVIEW
THE LEARNING CURVE
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
WORTH READING
ATTORNEY BRIEFS
DISCIPLINARY SUMMARIES
THE PRO BONO EFFECT
SPECIAL SECTION: UNFINISHED FIGHT
LAST WORD
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - YOUR VOICE
Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - FROM OUR PRESIDENT
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - BAR BUSINESS: BUDGET REPORT
Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - MEET GEOFFREY M. KLINEBERG: 49TH PRESIDENT OF THE D.C. BAR
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - MOVING THE NEEDLE ON LAW FIRM DIVERSITY
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - THE 2020 JOHN PAYTON LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - JAMES SANDMAN GOES BACK TO SCHOOL
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - LAW & SERVICE: OAG CONNECTS TO THE COMMUNITY
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - ON FURTHER REVIEW
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - THE LEARNING CURVE
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - WORTH READING
Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - ATTORNEY BRIEFS
Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - DISCIPLINARY SUMMARIES
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - THE PRO BONO EFFECT
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - SPECIAL SECTION: UNFINISHED FIGHT
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Washington Lawyer - June 2020 - LAST WORD
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