Call to Action

Through DCBF’s annual Call to Action campaign, the generosity of area law firms and corporations helps provide access to justice for District residents in desperate need of legal representation, but unable to afford it. Please join the organizations listed below that have already shown their support!

For more information, please contact Kirra Jarratt, Executive Director, at jarratt@dcbarfoundation.org or 202-853-9030. Donations can easily be made online or by mail using our printable donation form.

The list below reflects gifts and pledges to the 2018 Call to Action campaign as of November 9, 2017.

PLATINUM LEVEL ($25,000 and above)

GOLD LEVEL ($15,000 – $24,999)

SILVER LEVEL ($10,000 – $14,999)

BRONZE LEVEL ($5,000 – $9,999)
Venable Foundation

BENEFACTORS ($2,500 – $4,999)

SUPPORTERS ($1,000 – $2,449)

FRIENDS (up to $999)

*Participates in the DC Access to Justice Commission’s Raising the Bar in DC Campaign.

The DC Bar Foundation appreciates your gift. We take great care to ensure the accuracy of our donor lists, but occasionally we make mistakes. Please bring any errors or omissions to our attention by emailing us at development@dcbarfoundation.org.


The continued success of the Call to Action campaign would not be possible without the hard work of our Volunteer Solicitors. Their experience, counsel and dedication to the Foundation are invaluable and greatly impact the scope of our work.

Call to Action Volunteer Solicitors

Elizabeth Aniskevich | Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC
Michael Appel 
| APCO Worldwide
Murray Belman
Brian Benko
| Winston & Strawn LLP
Paulette Chapman | Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot LLP
Emilio Cividanes | Venable LLP
Don Dunner | Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
Ron Flagg* | Legal Services Corporation
Marc Fleischaker | Arent Fox LLP
Gwen Green | Holland & Hart LLP
Meryl Grenadier | Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner LLP
Chris Hatfield | Trout Cacheris & Janis PLLC
Shirley Higuchi | American Psychological Association
Susie Hoffman | Crowell & Moring LLP
Phil Horton | Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Ellen Jakovic | Kirkland & Ellis LLP
George Jones | Sidley Austin LLP
Lorie Masters
 | Hunton & Williams LLP
Vonya McCann | Sprint Corporation
John Nannes | Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
David Ogden | Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Steve Pollak | Goodwin Procter LLP
Dan Rezneck | Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Seth Rosenthal | Venable LLP
Andrew Shaw | Dentons US LLP
Paul Smith | Georgetown University Law Center
W. Mark Smith
| Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Joan Strand* | The George Washington University Law School
Janet Studley | Holland & Knight LLP

*CTA 2018 Campaign Co-Chair