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2020 Review of Poverty Law in the D.C. Court of Appeals

Jonathan Levy, the Director of Legal Aid’s nationally-recognized Barbara McDowell Appellate Advocacy Project, provided a review of recent D.C. Court of Appeals decisions at the D.C. Consortium meeting held on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

You can view the video of Jonathan’s presentation here and the PowerPoint presentation slides here.

Jonathan represents Legal Aid clients in matters before the D.C. Court of Appeals and other appellate bodies and also presents the views of Legal Aid as a friend of the court. He assists in the development and presentation of legal theories by Legal Aid attorneys at the administrative and trial court levels.

Jonathan received his B.A. summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Yale University and received his J.D. from Stanford University, where he received the Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Stanford Law Review. After graduating from Law School, Jonathan clerked first for the Honorable William Wayne Justice on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and then for the Honorable Judith W. Rogers on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Thank you to Jonathan for sharing this important appellate law update with the legal services community!

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