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ELECTION COVERAGE
D.C. Bar Announces New Leaders
T
he D.C. Bar concluded its 2021 general and Communities elections on
May 24, electing a new set of leaders who were honored at the Bar's
virtual 2021 Celebration of Leadership on June 24.
Ellen M. Jakovic, of counsel at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, was elected presidentelect
of the D.C. Bar for the 2021-2022 term. She will serve in that post for
one year before becoming president and will continue in office a third year
as immediate past president. With Jakovic's installation, Chad T. Sarchio
became the Bar's 50th president.
" I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to serve as D.C.
Bar president-elect. I look forward to working with our president and our
other dedicated and talented Bar leaders to support our membership
and expand access to justice in the wake of the pandemic, " said Jakovic.
" I also am excited to continue the important work of fostering a diverse
and inclusive Bar and helping our voluntary bar associations and D.C. Bar
Communities grow and thrive. "
For over two decades, Jakovic has held leadership roles locally and nationally.
In addition to serving two terms on the D.C. Bar Board of Governors,
she was president of the Women's Bar Association of the District of
Columbia, the Women's Bar Association Foundation, and the Barristers.
Jakovic also served on the governing boards of the Bar Association of the
District of Columbia and the Washington Foreign Law Society.
Also elected to one-year terms were, as secretary, Roger Lu Phillips of the
Syria Justice and Accountability Centre and, as treasurer, Andrea Mangones
of Kids in Need of Defense.
Elected to the Bar's Board of Governors for three-year terms were Elizabeth
" Sally " Gere, retired from the D.C. Office of the Attorney General; Brian
K. Flowers of the D.C. Office of the Attorney General; Janene D. Jackson
of Holland & Knight LLP; Fatema K. Merchant of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter
& Hampton, LLP; and Diane Seltzer Torre of the Seltzer Law Firm.
Elected for two-year terms on the ABA House of Delegates were Pauline
Schneider (retired), D. Jean Veta of Covington & Burling LLP, and Josephine
M. Bahn of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (under 36 seat).
Of the 83,201 D.C. Bar members who were eligible to vote, 5,729 members
cast ballots for a 6.89 percent overall turnout.
THE D.C. BAR COMMUNITIES also elected their new set of leaders:
Administrative Law
and Agency Practice
Thomas Lorenzen
Antitrust and Consumer Law
Don Resnikoff
Arts, Entertainment,
Media and Sports Law
Kassandra Ramsey
Kimberly Sullivan
Corporation, Finance
and Securities Law
Leila Bham
Criminal Law
and Individual Rights
Fabio Leonardi
Robin Earnest
District of Columbia Affairs
Rob Hawkins
Environment, Energy
and Natural Resources
Kathryn Caballero
Estates, Trusts and Probate Law
Maureen Conly
Judith del Cuadro-Zimmerman
Family Law
Charlene Whitman-Barr
Government Contracts
Kevin Barnett
JULY/AUGUST 2021
Health Law
Raisa Patron
Intellectual Property Law
Terrence Brown
International Law
Fabio Leonardi
Labor and Employment Law
Noah Fortinsky
Law Practice Management
Sarah Horowitz
Litigation
Philip Andonian
Real Estate, Housing
and Land Use
Brandon Wallace
Taxation
Elizabeth Young
ABA HOUSE OF
DELEGATES
ABA DELEGATES
UNDER 36
2021 GENERAL ELECTION TALLY SHEET
OFFICE
CANDIDATE
PRESIDENT-ELECT
SECRETARY
TREASURER
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
Ellen M. Jakovic
Roger Lu Phillips
James S. Bubar
Andrea Mangones
Nina Tandon
Elizabeth " Sally " Gere
Brian K. Flowers
Janene D. Jackson
Fatema K. Merchant
Diane Seltzer Torre
A.J. S. Dhaliwal
Shaun M. Snyder
Steven R. Miller
Darshak Dholakia
Nathan A. Pollard
Jesse Raben
Pauline Schneider
D. Jean Veta
Karen M. Roos
Josephine M. Bahn
Wandaly Fernandez
VOTES
4,805
2,605
2,384
3,008
2,084
3,164
2,982
2,701
2,434
2,369
2,002
1,853
1,712
1,578
1,393
672
3,612
3,198
2,107
2,985
1,887
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
Elected
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021

Digital Extras
Your Voice
From Our President
Election Coverage
Practice Management
Toward Well-Being
A Conversation with Chad Sarchio feature
Ready for Reentry feature
LSC's Ron Flagg feature
Leadership Academy feature
DC Bar Annual Report
DC Bar Budget
Taking the Stand
On Further Review
The Learning Curve
ABA Delegate's Corner
Member Spotlight
Worth Reading
Attorney Briefs
Disciplinary Summaries
Speaking of Ethics
The Pro Bono Effect
A Slice of Wry
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - Digital Extras
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - Your Voice
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - From Our President
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - Election Coverage
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - Practice Management
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - Toward Well-Being
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - A Conversation with Chad Sarchio feature
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - Ready for Reentry feature
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - LSC's Ron Flagg feature
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2021 - Leadership Academy feature
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