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Recent Advocacy

Language Access

Support for Language Access for Education Amendment Act of 2017 (April 10, 2017)

Judicial Nominations

Letter of Support for the Honorable Vytas V. Vergeer, Nominee for Associate Judge, D.C. Superior Court (June 10, 2021)

Letter Supporting Candidacy of Bonnie Robin-Vergeer, Associate Judge, D.C. Court of Appeal (May 3, 2021)

Letter Supporting Candidacy of Alice Wang, Associate Judge, D.C. Court of Appeal (May 3, 2021)

Letter of Support for the Honorable John P. Howard, III for Appointment to the D.C. Court of Appeals (February 26, 2021)

Letter of Support for The Honorable Todd Edelman, Nominee for Appointment to the United States District Court
for the District of Columbia (February 19, 2021)

Letter of Support for The Honorable Adrienne J. Noti, Nominee for Associate Judge, D.C. Superior Court (January 12, 2021)

Letter of Support for The Honorable Errol R. Arthur, Nominee for Associate Judge, D.C. Superior Court (January 12, 2021)

Letter of Support for The Honorable Sharon Goodie, Nominee for Associate Judge, D.C. Superior Court (August 12, 2020)

Letter re: Selection of the Next Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia (June 19, 2020)

Letter in Support of the Judicial Nomination Committee Proposed Regulations (September 30, 2019)

Letter Urging Confirmation of Judges to Fill D.C. Judicial Vacancies (October 24, 2018)

Letter Supporting Candidacy of Adrienne Jennings Noti for D.C. Superior Court (August 18, 2017)

Access to Justice & Funding for Civil Legal Services

Letter of Support for the Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s TIG Application for Funding for a Coordinated Intake and Referral System for the District of Columbia (August 3, 2021)

Testimony to the D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety re: FY22 Public Funding for Access to Justice Initiatives (June 11, 2021)

Testimony to the D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety re: Performance Oversight (March 4, 2021)

Testimony to the D.C. Council Committee of the Whole re: FY 2021 (June 16, 2020)

Testimony to the D.C. Council Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety re: FY 2021 (June 15, 2020)

Letter to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser re: FY 2021 Access to Justice Initiative Funding (May 4, 2020)

Testimony Before DC Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety on FY 2020 Public Funding for Access to Justice Initiatives and Civil Legal Counsel Projects Program (April 4, 2019)

Testimony Before DC Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety on FY 2019 Public Funding for Access to Justice Initiatives and Civil Legal Counsel Projects Program (April 13, 2018)

Support for Access to Justice Funding in DC (May 23, 2017)

Access to Courts

Comments on the Initial Filing Fee for Landlord-Tenant Action (April 12, 2021)

Letter to DHS/DHCF Advocates’ Questions and Concerns Regarding COVID-1 (March 23, 2020)

Comments on Proposed Landlord Tenant Rule Amendments (May 17, 2019)

Other Issues Affecting Legal Profession

Letter in Support of Diploma Privilege in D.C. for 2020 Graduates (August 11, 2020)

Condemnation of Post-COVID-19 Racism and Xenophobia (April 3, 2020)

Letter in Support of the Fare Evasion Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2018 (Bill 22-408) (October 15, 2018)

Lawyering Up on Immigration in the Trump Era: OpEd in Collaboration with HBA-DC (July 31, 2018)

Letter of Support of BEGA Amendment Act of 2017 (November 16, 2017)

 

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