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PRESS RELEASE: DCBF Seeks Nominations for the District of Columbia's Access to Justice Commission

[District of Columbia, October 12, 2022] – The District of Columbia Bar Foundation seeks nominations for individuals to serve on the District of Columbia's Access to Justice Commission for a three-year appointment starting in March 2023. Nominations are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, November 18, 2022. Background The DC Access to Justice Commission was established in 2005 by the DC Court of Appeals with the responsibility of "assuring high-quality access for low- and moderate-income residents and others in the District of Columbia, who suffer disparate access barriers to the civil justice system, and with raising the profile in our community of the need for equal access to justice." The Foundation is one of several organizations with the honor of nominating individuals to the Commission for three-year terms with responsibilities that include regularly attending Commission meetings, participating in Commission committees, promoting Commission initiatives, and demonstrating a commitment to fulfilling the goals of the Commission. How to Submit A Nomination To be considered for a nomination by the DC Bar Foundation, please submit the following application materials to by 5:00 PM on Friday, November 18, 2022:

  • Your contact information (name, phone number, and email);

  • A copy of your resume or curriculum vitae; and

  • A brief (no more than 1/2 page) statement detailing the experience you will bring to the Access to Justice Commission.

All submissions must include "DC Access to Justice Commission Nominations, [Your Full Name]" in the email's subject line.

About the DC Bar Foundation: We are committed to transforming DC's legal aid network so that all District residents have a fair and equal legal experience. Through our network approach, we actively work to bring together all invested stakeholders to identify and address the unmet civil legal needs of underserved DC residents, create solutions with a critical eye for racial justice and equity, and demonstrate meaningful impact.


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