Commission Events

Raising the Bar 2013

The law firm Jones Day hosted a reception in April 2013 in its District offices honoring the 36 law firms that contributed a collective $3.6 million to Raising the Bar, a fundraising campaign that asks law firms to set aside between 0.075 percent and 0.11 percent of their D.C. office revenue to legal services providers.

Photo of Judge David Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, honored speaker at the reception

Click here to read Judge Tatel's inspirational remarks delivered during the reception.

Photo of Mayor Vincent Gray waiting to deliver his remarks at the reception.

Raising the Bar 2012

On March 22, 2012, the D.C. office of Crowell & Moring hosted the first annual Raising the Bar Reception.

Photo of the Attorney General Eric Holder delivering his remarks at the reception.

"Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Raising the Bar in D.C. Event", Remarks given by Attorney General Eric Holder, March 22, 2012

Photo of Deputy Mayor Paul Quander delivering his remarks at the reception.