D.C. Bar Elections

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Deadline to Vote Extended

The deadline to vote in the 2023 D.C. Bar elections has been extended to Monday, June 5. You still have time to make your voice heard.

With one vote, you have the power to influence what the Bar does, how it operates, and help impact the future of the Bar and its members beyond the practice of law itself.

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Election Basics

  • When to Vote: April 28 – June 1 (Now extended to June 5!)

  • Where to Vote: Voting is exclusively online.

  • How to Vote: Eligible voters will receive a unique link to their ballot via email from DirectVote via Survey & Ballot Systems, an independent vendor administering the 2023 D.C. Bar elections. Voters will also be able to access the ballot by logging into their dcbar.org account.  

  • Who is Eligible to Vote: Active members in good standing as of April 10, 2023, are eligible to vote in the Bar’s general election. D.C. Bar members in good standing (active, inactive, or judicial status) and who are also a member of a Community may vote in that Communities election.

Questions about elections? Please email [email protected] for the general election or [email protected] for the Communities election or call 202-626-3475.

Meet the Candidates

The D.C. Bar Board of Governors is made up of a select group of volunteer leaders whose expertise, diverse perspectives, and spheres of influence help advance our position as the nation’s preeminent bar. Take this opportunity to choose your next set of leaders!

Meet the Candidates

Candidate Videos

Get to know the 2023 Elections candidates! The President-Elect, Treasurer, and Treasurer-Elect candidates discuss their experience, leadership, and plans to advance the D.C. Bar.

2023 Candidates

President-Elect (1 seat open)

Alexander L. Reid
Baker & Hostetler LLP

Shaun M. Snyder
National Association of State Treasurers

Treasurer (1 seat open)

Alicia M. Long
U.S. Department of Justice

Nicholas W. Woodfield
The Employment Law Group

Treasurer-Elect (1 seat open)

Kevin Minsky
DocuSign, Inc.

Mark A. Salzberg
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Board of Governors (5 seats open)

Lukman S. Azeez
Wiley Rein LLP

Shayan Davoudi

Patrick C. English
Latham & Watkins LLP

Wendy P. Fischman
Potomac Law Group, PLLC

Jason M. Gerson
Wells Fargo

Hardeep S. Grover
CapEx Legal

Brooke T. Iley
Blank Rome LLP

Natalie M. Koss
Potomac Legal Group PLLC

Ramya Ravindran
Bredhoff & Kaiser PLLC

Courtney L. Weiner
Law Office of Courtney Weiner PLLC

ABA Delegates (2 seats open)

Kerry K. Neal
U.S. Department of State

Karen M. Roos

D. Jean Veta
Covington & Burling LLP

ABA Delegate – Under 36 (1 seat open)

Josephine M. Bahn
Cozen O'Connor

Travis S. Nembhard
Department of For-Hire Vehicles

Are you a member of D.C. Bar Communities? Meet the candidates running for the 2023 Communities Steering Committees.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I submit a petition to run for office?

Active D.C. Bar members who wish to run for office other than president-elect may secure a spot on the ballot by filing a petition bearing the signatures of at least 417 active members of the D.C. Bar, that figure representing at least one-half of one percent of the Bar’s active membership as of the first business day of 2023. Petitions are due no later than 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.

When can I vote?

Voting in the 2023 D.C. Bar general and Communities elections will take place from April 28 to June 5, 2023.

Who is eligible to vote in the general election?

Active members in good standing on the member roll as of April 10, 2023 are eligible to vote in the Bar’s general election.

Who is eligible to vote in the Communities elections?

Any D.C. Bar member who is in good standing (active, inactive, or judicial status) and a member of a Community may vote in that Community’s election.

How do I vote?

Eligible voters receive an email link to the general election ballot, as well as to the ballots for their D.C. Bar Communities, from an independent vendor administering the D.C. Bar elections. Eligible voters can also access their ballot via their D.C. Bar member account during the voting period.

Voting takes place online only. Communities elections are included on the same ballot as the general election.

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