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District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors A. Scott Bolden Confirmation Resolution of 1998
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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor


To confirm the appointment of Mr. A. Scott Bolden to the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors A. Scott Bolden Confirmation Resolution of 1998".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:

A. Scott Bolden
2122 Observatory Place, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
(Ward 3)

as a Alternate member of the Board, established by section 2(d) of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority Board of Directors Establishment and Department of Public Works Reorganization Act of 1996, effective April 18, 1996 (D.C. Law 11111; 43 DCR 548), for a term to end September 12, 1999.

Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.

Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.


Partner, Litigation Group
202 -414-9266
asbolden@rssm. com

2122 Observatory Place, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20007

A. Scott Bolden has been with the firm since 1991. He regularly advises corporate and individual clients on legislative, regulatory, corporate and litigation issues locally, on Capital Hill and with the Executive Branch departments and agencies. Mr. Bolden works with clients to develop and advocate positions on pending legislation and regulations including formulating strategies, preparing testimony and lobbying for clients' interests.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bolden was an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office. In that capacity he served as lead counsel in over 20 trials for both the State Criminal and Supreme Courts. He also presented complex criminal cases to grand juries, drafted complaints and pre-trial motions; participated in all aspects of criminal investigation, discovery and motion practice; drafted briefs and argued criminal appellate cases on behalf of the State of New York.

During his tenure with the District Attorney's office, Mr. Bolden served as Chairman of the Criminal Justice Committee of the New York Metropolitan Black Bar Association. Also in 1990, he received the Leadership Award for Outstanding Commitment to Civil Rights in the Public Sector, presented by the New York State chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Previously, Mr. Bolden served as Law Clerk to Judge Luke Moore of the District of Columbia Superior Court, and as a Legal Counsel to the Committee on the Judiciary for the Council of the District of Columbia.

Mr. Bolden received his J.D. from Howard University School of Law, where he received a number of awards and scholarships. An active contributor to the Howard Law Journal, Mr. Bolden published a Case Note on "Constitutional Law — The Fourth Amendment Protective Order for Non Violent Fleeting Felons" (Howard Law Journal, Vol. 29-I, 1985). He also participated in the National Moot Court Team and Board of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. He received his B.A., cum laude, in political science, from Morehouse College.

Mr. Bolden is admitted to the Bars of Washington, D.C.; New York; the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; and Illinois State.

He is President of the District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce, an ex officio Board Member of the Greater Washington Board of Trade and the Federal City Council. He is a 1997 Leadership Washington graduate. He also serves on the board of the Greater D.C. Cares, North Capital Neighborhood Development Corporation, the Private Industry Council, the United Negro College Fund in the District of Columbia, and the Individual Development Corporation. Mr. Bolden also co-hosts "Building Bridges for Business," a weekly public service television program on business and economic development in the District of Columbia and the metropolitan region.

Mr. Bolden and his wife, Lisa, make their home in Washington, D.C., with their twin daughters, McKenzie and McKay.

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