The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia has awarded posthumously Barbara McDowell its Servant of Justice Award to be presented by Sally Gordon, Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, on April 29, 2014 at Legal Aid’s annual dinner. Jerry Hartman will accept the award for Barbara. Professor Gordon was Barbara’s roommate at Yale Law School and a dear friend.
It is expected that 700 persons will attend the dinner, including numerous members of the federal and District of Columbia judiciary and family and friends of Barbara. A copy of the dinner program announcing the award appears here. A press release issued by Drinker Biddle about the Legal Aid Society dinner appears here.