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COMMUNITY & CONNECTIONS
By John Murph & Jeffery Leon
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OAG CELEBRATES D.C.'S YOUNG INFLUENCERS

On August 8 the Office of the Attorney General for the District of
Columbia hosted its fifth annual Attorney General's Right Direction
Awards Ceremony, honoring District youth who have overcome significant challenges and are positively affecting the community. Under the
theme "Real Influencers of D.C.," the event spotlighted nearly 150 young
leaders who serve as positive role models for others. Attorney General
Karl A. Racine established the award in 2015.
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GETTING TO KNOW THE BAR

On September 5 D.C. Bar leadership, including (from left) D.C. Bar Pro
Bono Center Executive Director Rebecca K. Troth, CEO Robert J.
Spagnoletti, and President Susie Hoffman, greeted visiting delegates from
Taipei City's Department of Legal Affairs. The delegation learned about all
the various programs the Bar offers to its members.

3

LAW FIRM ROCK BANDS MAKE NOISE FOR CHARITIES

Members of the legal community gathered at the 9:30 Club in
Washington, D.C., on September 12 for the fifth annual Law Rocks! where
seven bands representing over 20 law firms rocked out for local charities.
Pictured is Andy Bucholz, lead singer of Noise in the Basement, a band
sponsored by Venable LLP.

4

D.C. BAR ENGAGES FUTURE LAWYERS

D.C. Bar Communities staff attorney Brittany Sims introduces a law
student to the D.C. Bar Law Student Community during a student organization fair at the Catholic University of America on September 7. Now in
its second year, the Law Student Community helps students enhance
their legal education, grow their network, and strengthen their professional development and leadership skills.

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Photos: 1: courtesy of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia; 2: John Murph;
3: John Murph; 4: courtesy of the D.C. Bar Communities Office

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

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