Endorsements

The HBA-DC also plays an active role in advancing members of the Washington, DC, legal community by endorsing candidates for important legal positions, such as the bench and bar leadership positions. Some of the organization's recent endorsements are provided below.


If you are interested in securing an endorsement from the HBA-DC, please contact Endorsements Committee Co-chairs Catherine Meza and Carmen Banerjee at endorsements@hbadc.org.

Requests for HBA-DC endorsements must be submitted in writing no less than 30 days before the endorsement is due to endorsements@hbadc.org

  

 

A copy of the HBA-DC Endorsement Policy is available here.

July 21, 2017: Endorsement Letter for Magistrate Judge Shelly Mulkey for Associate Judge, DC Superior Court

 

July 21, 2017: Endorsement Letter for Magistrate Adrienne Noti for Associate Judge, DC Superior Court

 

July 21, 2017: Endorsement Letter for Administrative Law Judge Paul Handy for Associate Judge, DC Superior Court

 

May 3, 2017: Press Release Announcing Endorsement of DC Bar Candidates.

 

April 14, 2017: Endorsement Letter for Annette K. Kwok for Magistrate Judge, DC Superior Court 

 

April 14, 2017: Endorsement Letter for Jorge M. Vila for Magistrate Judge, DC Superior Court 

 

June 13, 2016:  Endorsement Letter for Magistrate Judge Errol R. Arthur for Associate Judge, DC Superior Court

June 13, 2016:  Endorsement Letter for Magistrate Judge Julie R. Breslow for Associate Judge, DC Superior Court

June 13, 2016:  Endorsement Letter for Carmen Guerricagoitia McLean for Associate Judge, DC Superior Court

June 3, 2016:  Endorsement Letter (HIGHEST) for Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo for Chief Judge, DC Superior Court
 

May 4, 2016:  Press Release Announcing Endorsement of DC Bar Candidates.
 

July 30, 2015:  Endorsement letter for Shelly Mulkey for Magistrate Judge in the District of Columbia Superior Court. 


May 7, 2015:  Press Release Announcing Endorsement of DC Bar Candidates. 

 

April 24, 2015:  Endorsement letter for Vincent H. Cohen, Jr. for United States Attorney for the District of Columbia.


February 12, 2015:  Endorsement letter for Julie Becker Associate Judge in the District of Columbia Superior Court.

 

November 10, 2014: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Daniel Marti for Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator.

June 16, 2014: Endorsement letter for Philip Andonian for Associate Judge in the District of Columbia Superior Court.

 

June 16, 2014: Endorsement press release announcing endorsements for DC Bar Board of Governors.

May 6, 2014: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for William A. Rivera for judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

 

February 18, 2014: Support letter for Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo for reappointment to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia

July 9, 2013:   Endorsement letter for Patricia Millet to serve as a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

November 14, 2012:  Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Alejandra Y. Castillo for Board of Trustee, University of the District of Columbia.

 

July 27, 2012: Endorsement letter for Magistrate Judge Noel Thomas Johnson for Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

July 3, 2012: Endorsement letter for Magistrate Judge Noel Thomas Johnson for Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

June 11, 2012: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Kenia Seoane Lopez for Magistrate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

January 19, 2012: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Jaime Areizaga-Soto for Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs.

 

November 10, 2011:  Endorsement letter urging confirmation of Mari Carmen Aponte as United States Ambassador to El Salvador.

November 10, 2011:  Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Magistrate Judge Aida L. Melendez for Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

November 10, 2011: Endorsement letter for Armando Rodriguez-Feo (HIGHEST) for Associate Judge on the DC Superior Court, to the DC Judicial Nomination Commission.

August 12, 2011: Endorsement letter for Lorelie S. Masters for District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

August 12, 2011: Endorsement letter for Todd S. Kim for District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

June 13, 2011: Endorsement letter for Magistrate Judge Karen Howze for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court.

May 19, 2011: Endorsement letter for Judge John Mott for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.  

May 9, 2011:  Endorsement Letter for Judge Gwendolyn McDowell Washington for Associate Judge to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

January 10, 2011: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Rudolph Contreras for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

January 10, 2011: Endorsement letter for Judge Florence Pan for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

October 20, 2010: Endorsement letter for Alfred Belcuore for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court

 

October 20, 2010: Endorsement letter for Jennifer Di Toro for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court

 

October 20, 2010: Endorsement letter for Magistrate Judge Karen Howze for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court

 

October 20, 2010: Endorsement letter for Yvonne Williams for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court

 

August 30, 2010:  Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Judge Juan F. Vasquez, for U.S. Tax Court, to U.S. Senate.

June 15, 2010:  Endorsement Letter for Judge John M. Mott, for U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

 

May 19, 2010: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Armando Rodriguez-Feo for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court.

 

May 19, 2010: Endorsement letter for Valencia Raney for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court

 

May 19, 2010: Endorsement letter for Magistrate Judge Karen Howze for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court.

 

May 19, 2010: Endorsement letter for Magistrate Judge Diane Brenneman for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court.

 

March 15, 2010:  Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Judge Marisa Demeo, for Associate Judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, to the U.S. Senate.

March 3, 2010:  Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Judge Juan F. Vasquez , for U.S. Tax Court, to President Obama.

January 14, 2010:  Endorsement letter for Ronald Machen, for U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, to the U.S. Senate.

June 12, 2009: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Laura A. Cordero for U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

 

October 11, 2006: Endorsement letter (HIGHEST) for Magistrate Judge Aida Melendez for Associate Judge of the DC Superior Court

 

 

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