D.C. Bar members are the brightest and most influential legal professionals in the nation, and this is our night to celebrate! Join us for two events recognizing the best of the Bar’s leaders and innovators, as we welcome our new Bar President, Shaun M. Snyder, and gather in support of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, the largest provider of pro bono legal help in the District of Columbia.  


Two events, one special evening. 


Thursday, June 20, 2024, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Westin Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Westin Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Celebration of Leadership


George Mason University

Celebration of Leadership


We extend our gratitude to the 2024  Host Committee

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Crowell & Morning LLP

Family and Friends of Charles R. Lowery, Jr.

Family and Friends of John Brittain

Family and Friends of Paul M. Geier

Family and Friends of Shaun M. Snyder

John Payton Leadership Academy

LGBTQ+ Bar Association of the District of Columbia

University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law