Becoming a Judge: A Program About Selection Processes for Appointment to District of Columbia Courts

Mar 02, 2020 @ 5:00PM - Mar 02, 2020 @ 7:30PM

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Historic Courthouse
430 E Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

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An education outreach program on how to become Associate Judge and Magistrate Judge for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

The District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission (JNC) screens, selects and recommends to the President of the United States candidates for appointment to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and it appoints the chief judges for both courts. Join members of the JNC and judges from the District of Columbia courts for a unique opportunity to learn about the judicial selection process in the District of Columbia, obtain advice on applying to become a judge for the District of Columbia courts, and hear firsthand from judges from the District of Columbia courts about various facets of serving on the bench. 

SPEAKERS

  • Hon. Emmet G. Sullivan, U.S. District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Columbia; Chair, District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission

  • Hon. Phyllis D. Thompson, Associate Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals

  • Hon. Heidi M. Pasichow, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

  • Hon. Darlene M. Soltys, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

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in conjunction with the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission.  

SPONSORS

District of Columbia Association of Administrative Law Judges

Greater Washington Area Chapter of the Women Lawyers Division of the National Bar Association

Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia

The South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C.

Washington Bar Association

Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia/ WBA Foundation

Washington Council of Lawyers

 

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