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Justice Impact Awards 2023

  • When: 06 December 2023, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Where: Arnold & Porter (601 Massachusetts Ave., NW)
  • Cost: $49 special member rate; $69 general public

Each year, we recognize outstanding lawyers who make exceptional contributions to the pro bono and public-interest community and celebrate the hundreds of public-interest and pro bono professionals who dedicate time, expertise, finances, and compassion to helping their neighbors. That is why we are pleased to announce our annual Awards Ceremony will now be known as the Justice Impact Awards – a time for us to come together, recharge our collective batteries, celebrate our accomplishments, commiserate on our challenges, and be inspired. It will continue to be our annual pro bono and public interest celebration.


We will honor a legal services, government, law firm, and corporate legal department Our legal services recipient is a dynamic legal services lawyer who represents low-income clients or thinks creatively to solve difficult legal problems. Our government recipient is a dedicated government lawyer who also volunteers time to organize pro bono efforts or represent low-income clients. Our law firm recipient is a law firm lawyer who has made significant contributions to pro bono service. Our corporate pro bono recipient is a legal department lawyer who is committed to increasing pro bono representation by corporate counsel. All our award recipients work hard to improve access to justice. Nomination details are available here

Nomination materials are due by 5:00 pm ET on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. 

Join us for a celebratory evening of delicious food & drink, inspiring community connections, and the chance to celebrate our local pro bono and public-interest advocates who work tirelessly to increase access to justice!

SILENT AUCTION! You can also support our mission of ensuring our justice system treats everyone fairly, regardless of money, position, or power through our silent auction. Bidding opens on November 14 and closes at 8:00 pm ET on Thursday, December 7th. Treat your loved ones (or yourself) with fabulous items sure to brighten their day while doing good! We hope you will Bid Early and Often!

Tickets are now on sale. You can also honor this year’s award recipients by sponsoring the Justice Impact Awards. For more information, please contact our Executive Director, Christina Jackson, at or 202-451-8129.

Share the news on social media using #JusticeImpactAwards23!

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