Past Commissioners

Professor Peter B. Edelman, Chair

Georgetown University Law Center
2005–2014

Professor Muneer Ahmad

Washington College of Law
2008–2009

Rawle Andrews

Legal Counsel for the Elderly
2008–2011

Jane Golden Belford

Archdiocese of Washington
2005–2008

Hon. Anna Blackburne–Rigsby

District of Columbia Court of Appeals
2011–2014

Jon Bouker

Arent Fox LLP
2009–2014

Dr. Gloria Wilder Braithwaite

Children's Health Project of D.C.
2005–2008

Dean Katherine S. Broderick

U.D.C. David A. Clark School of Law
2008–2014

Marisa Demeo

Department of Justice
2005–2008

Hon. Stephanie Duncan–Peters

Superior Court of the District of Columbia
2005–2011

Joanne Doddy Fort

Urban Service Systems Corporation
2008–2011

Patricia Mullahy Fugere

Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless
2005–2014

Nathalie Gilfoyle

American Psychological Association
2008–2014

Maria Gomez

Mary's Center
2008–2014

Su Sie Ju

Bread for the City
2008–2011

Sheldon Krantz

DLA Piper LLP
2011–2014

Hon. Jose Lopez

Superior Court of the District of Columbia
2011–2014

Andrew H. Marks

Crowell & Moring LLP
2005–2014

Shirley Massey

Injured Workers Advocate
2005–2011

Jayne Park

Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center
2005–2008

Stephen J. Pollak

Goodwin Proctor LLP
2005–2014

Hon. Hiram Puig–Lugo

Superior Court of the District of Columbia
2005–2011

Hon. Inez Smith Reid

District of Columbia Court of Appeals
2005–2011

Hon. Vanessa Ruiz

District of Columbia Court of Appeals
2006–2014

Paula Scott

Public Defender Service of D.C.
2005–2008

Jonathan M. Smith

Legal Aid Society of D.C.
2005–2011

Professor Joan H. Strand

George Washington University School of Law
2005–2008

Hon. Eric Washington

District of Columbia Court of Appeals
2005–2006

Thomas Williamson, Jr.

Covington & Burling LLP
2011–2014

Hon. Melvin Wright

Superior Court of the District of Columbia
2011–2014

Robert L. Wilkins

Venable LLP
2005–2008

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