#SimiCares Annual Day of Service and Scholarship will support student service, honor alum

The District of Columbia School of Law Foundation has announced the Simi Cares Scholarship and #SimiCares Annual Day of Service in honor of alumni Simi Abrol, ’16. Abrol died suddenly in 2018, less than two years after finishing her legal education at UDC Law. She had an unwavering dedication to […]

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Heather Shaner ’78, featured in Washingtonian, The Washington Post, NPR and Huffington Post for her work with Jan. 6 Insurrection defendants

Heather Shaner ’78 has gained significant media attention since this summer for her representation and education of defendants involved in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. In June, a Huffington Post article profiled Shaner’s unusual approach to defending several of the people charged in the riot, which includes […]

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Stan Myers ’03 becomes first African American military judge in South Carolina history.

Stanley Myers ’03, managing partner and attorney at Moore Bradley Myers (MBM), completed the 64th Military Judge Course becoming the third Military Judge for the South Carolina Army National Guard and the first African-American to hold this position in South Carolina. He is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the National […]

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Four UDC alumni elected to or honored by Washington Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division

Four UDC Law alumni were recognized by the Washington Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (WBA-YLD) through elected leadership positions or WBA-YLD awards. Robert Baldwin, III ‘15, was sworn in as Chair WBA-YLD and was awarded the Chair Legacy Award for the second time. He also received the Young Lawyer of […]

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Karl Racine delivers 28th Annual Rauh Lecture

Attorney General for the District of Columbia Karl A. Racine delivered the 2021 Joseph L. Rauh Jr. Lecture in March, in which he focused on the office’s efforts in affordable housing, worker rights, juvenile justice and combating hate. Following his remarks, Racine took questions from the virtual audience of more than 100 […]

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