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SPECIAL COVERAGE

PRESIDENTS RECEPTION
EARNS RECORD SUPPORT
Each year past presidents of the D.C. Bar host the Presidents Reception
to honor the incoming Bar president and to support the D.C. Bar Pro
Bono Center. During this year's event, the Pro Bono Center raised more
than $1.1 million in donations from Bar members, firms, and supporters
of all kinds. The amount topped last year's record and will fund almost
one-third of the Center's total annual budget.

Anne M. Brennan addresses the crowd after receiving the Beatrice
Rosenberg Award for Excellence in Government Service.

"We are so grateful to everyone who made this year's Presidents Reception
one for the record books. Thanks to the hard work and generosity of so
many people (including President Susie Hoffman's many friends and colleagues), we raised over $1,025,000," Pro Bono Center Executive Director
Rebecca Troth said. "With this support, the Pro Bono Center will serve even
more D.C. nonprofits and disadvantaged small businesses. We also will
provide counsel to more of our neighbors who otherwise would be forced
to appear in court with no lawyer at their side."
In addition to welcoming Hoffman, the reception also celebrated this
year's D.C. Bar Pro Bono Award winners:
Laura N. Rinaldi Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year - Matthew
N. Robinson
Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year - Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Sidley
Austin LLP
D.C. Bar and D.C. Attorney General's Award for Lifetime Pro Bono
Achievement - Blake A. Biles, Arnold & Porter LLP

Former D.C. Bar President Esther H. Lim (left) presents the Justice
William J. Brennan Jr. Award to Michele Zavos.

The Presidents Reception that preceded the Celebration of Leadership
raised more than $1.1 million for the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center.
Photos: Patrice Gilbert Photography

Former D.C. Bar President Esther H. Lim (left) and the D.C.
Bar Pro Bono Center staff led by Executive Director Rebecca
Troth (second from left) celebrate another successful Presidents
Reception.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - September 2019

Digital Extras
Your Voice
From Our President
Practice Management
Calendar of Events
Tomorrow’s Lawyers: Jd + Practice Ready
The Justice Gap & The Rise Of Nonlawyer Legal Providers
D.C. Bar Cle: Keeping Up With The Law
Aba Delegate’s Corner
Member Spotlight
Global & Domestic Outlook
Worth Reading
Media Bytes
Attorney Briefs
Ask The Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
2019 Celebration Of Leadership & Presidents Reception
Community & Connections
Last Word
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Washington Lawyer - September 2019 - Media Bytes
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Washington Lawyer - September 2019 - Attorney Briefs
Washington Lawyer - September 2019 - Ask The Ethics Experts
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