Annual Convention | April/May

The Annual Convention is an internal trip attended by BADC members, friends and family. 

IP Luncheon | June

The BADC’s Intellectual Property Section’s Annual Luncheon brings together judges from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, judges from the International Trade Commission, judges from the Patent and or Trial and Ap- peal Board, judges from area district courts, and local IP practitioners.

Annual Luncheon | July

The BADC Luncheon is an annual event, held every June in a historic location in Washington DC. Agenda includes: Keynote Address and Installation of New Officers/Directors by Chief Judge.

Neglect & Delinquency Practice Institute | September

The BADC NDPI is an annual two-day conference that provides valuable training for lawyers who represent child victims of abuse and neglect and laws and regulations facing •the CCAN practitioner. The agenda includes: Plenaries and breakout sessions, Luncheon with Keynote speaker, Social time (lunch and reception included).

Judicial Reception | October

The BADC Judicial Reception is an annual event that honors judges who are retiring or taking senior status for their outstanding commitment to the courts and the legal system and welcomes incoming judges. The event typically attracts many area judges and those who practice in their courts. Agenda includes:Welcome by the Chief Judge, Remarks from the President of the BADC, Recognition of Judicial Honorees retiring/taking Senior status and incoming Judges, Reception with cocktails & hors d’oeuvres.

Annual Gala | December

The Annual BADC Gala is held at a premier DC venue in December, and typically includes cocktail reception, dinner, dessert, dancing, and an award ceremony. Agenda also includes: Award Ceremony, Judicial Honoree of the Year Award, Lawyer of the Year, Hon. Annice M. Wagner Pioneer Award, and Young Lawyer of the Year Award.