Partner Profile: B.A. Cockburn

Each month we highlight an individual working to make the justice system more accessible to DC residents. This month features B.A. Cockburn, Programs Officer at the DC Bar Foundation.

Years on the Job

4 months

Where did you grow up?

Canada

What brought you to DC?

The desire to live in a capital city.

Favorite Movie

Sound of Music

Favorite Restaurant

Le Diplomate

One item from your bucket list

Motorbiking the Pan-American Highway with Keanu

One thing (other than your phone) you never leave your house without is…

A book

You get to paint a mural on the side of the White House. What do you paint?

“Kindness eases change” – Octavia E. Butler

Most rewarding element of your work?

Going on site visits and learning about the difference we make.

Legal aid is important to me because…

It helps fight issues of poverty.

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