77 Society



Membership in the 77 Society is extended to individuals whose gifts to the DC Bar Foundation total $1,000 or more each fiscal year. Named in honor of the year DCBF was founded, the Society recognizes the generosity of our donors as well as the impact their support has on low-income District residents in need of civil legal aid.


Individual donors play a critical role in the Foundation’s ability to provide access to justice for thousands of DC residents each year. To show our gratitude, we proudly offer the following benefits to all current 77 Society members:

  • Recognition on the DCBF website, within our Annual Report, and in Washington Lawyer
  • Regular correspondence from senior staff and leadership with updates on the Foundation’s work
  • An invitation to our annual President’s Reception, an event exclusively for 77 Society members


Gifts to the DC Bar Foundation totaling $1,000 or more each fiscal year (October 1 – September 30) qualify donors for membership in the 77 Society. Membership is renewable on an annual basis.

Click here to make a donation or contact Daryl Byler, Director of Development and Communications at (202) 853-9025 for more information.

Thank you to our current 77 Society members for their loyal support and investment in DC’s legal aid network:

Class of 2017

Murray J. Belman
Maureen F. Del Duca
Donald R. Dunner
Marc L. Fleischaker
Nathalie F.P. Gilfoyle
Susan F. Hoffman
Philip W. Horton
Ellen M. Jakovic
Kirra L. Jarratt
Stuart Land
Andrew Marks
Vonya B. McCann
Mary E. McClymont
Patrick McGlone
John M. Nannes
David W. Ogden
Carter Phillips
Stephen Pollak
Daniel A. Rezneck
Stanley O. Sher
Paul M. Smith
Bruce V. Spiva
Janet R. Studley

Class of 2018

Ronald S. Flagg
Jamie Gorelick
Anthony Herman
Shirley A. Higuchi
Hartmut Schneider
Joseph M. Sellers
Marsha E. Swiss
Michael Ward

Class of 2019

J. Daryl Byler
Kyle E. Chadwick
John C. Cruden
Darrell Darnell
Mark Herzog
Charles Landgraf
Ralph Miller
Adam Pollet
John P. Relman
Michael Rogan
James J. Sandman
Matthew S. Watson
Melissa Weberman

Class of 2020

Bruce Berman
Jonathan Cederbaum
Charles Curran
Kelly Darnell
Kenneth Epps
Geoffrey Fehling
Rachael Kent
Perry Lange
Ronald Machen
William McElwain
William McLucas
Benjamin Powell
Danielle M. Reyes
Kenneth Salazar
Howard Shapiro
Danielle Spinelli
Daniel Volchok
Seth Waxman