2019 Celebration of Leadership

The D.C. Bar's Celebration of Leadership is a celebratory evening that takes place every June to honor the past year's achievements and to build excitement for the new goals to come. The gala dinner and annual meeting are also the Bar's official welcome for its newly elected officers, members of the Board of Governors, and American Bar Association delegates. 

Members attend to celebrate and join their colleagues as they are recognized for their excellence within the legal community. 

Date: June 11, 2019
6:30 pm Membership Reception
7:30 pm Dinner and Awards Ceremony

The Mayflower Hotel - Grand Ballroom
1127 Connecticut Avenue NW 
Washington, DC

This year's celebration will feature:

  • D.C. Bar President Patrick McGlone's final speech as president

  • Esther Lim being sworn in as the 48th president of the D.C. Bar

  • Bar awards presented to outstanding D.C. Bar members, committees, communities, and projects

  • Welcoming of newly elected officers and members of the Board of Governors

Celebration of Leadership Discussion - $5,000 Investment (for Pre-Dinner reception and Dinner)
  • Two tickets to the Celebration of Leadership Dinner
  • Signage at Pre-Dinner Reception
  • Mention in Dinner Program
  • 4 Business colleagues (non-Bar members) may attend the Reception
  • 20 complimentary drink tickets to share with reception guests
  • Recognition pre-event marketing
  • Recognition in post event ad in Washington Lawyer
  • Bar Bulletin Ad Placement