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District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights Javier I. Romanach Confirmation Resolution of 2000
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Chairman Linda W. Crop at the request of the Mayor


To confirm the reappointment of Mr. Javier I. Romanach to the District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights Javier I. Romanach Confirmation Resolution of 2000".

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

Mr. Javier I. Romanach
3230 Military Road, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20015
(Ward 3)

as a member of the District of Columbia Commission on Human Rights, established by Commission's Order 71-224, dated July 8, 1971, as amended, and section 2 of the Confirmation Amendment Act of 1998, effective June 12, 1999 (D.C. Law 12-285; D.C. Code §1-2501), for a term to end December 31, 2002.

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.

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Javier I. Romanach
3230 Military Road N. W.
Washington, D. C. 20015
(202) 362-7685


Member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Member of the Bar of the District of Columbia.


Georgetown University Law Center, J. D., May, 1986. Clinic: D.C.: D. C. Street Law Project .
Louisiana State University, B. A., May,1983. Major. Political Science


Summa Cum Laude
Dean's List
Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi, Freshman Award
Mu Sigma Rho, Arts and Science Fraternity
Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honor Society
Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Honor Society

Activities: Model United Nations, New York City. Delegate.


Attorney: U. S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor; Arlington, Virginia. February, 1989 to present. Duties include conducting research, drafting opinions, and performing administrative decisions, preparing factual and legal analyses, complaints, pleadings, motions, briefs and other required documents in civil litigation. I am responsible for interviewing witnesses, participating in and conducting pre-trial conferences. Additionally, l assist attorneys in higher grades and/or independently present oral arguments and try cases in court, as well as perform other assigned legal duties.

Staff Attorney: D. C. Office of Human Rights, Washington, D.C. September, 1988 to February, 1989. Processed matters involving discrimination. Independently investigated complicated charges of discrimination involving multiple issues, planned the investigation and identified evidence necessary to make a determination of probable cause.

Law Clerk: Powers, Vaughn and Clegg, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Summer, 1985 and December, 1986 to September, 1988. Performed extensive legal research on variety of complex legal issues and questions, including, but not limited to, banking, insurance, Title VII and related labor matters. Performed other extensive legal duties involving legal forms, pleadings, investigations, and appeals.

Research Assistant: Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Washington, D. C. February to July, 1986. Temporary position by appointment. Provided statistical analyses to determine degree of under-representation of minorities and women. Identified targeted occupations and assisted in establishing workable short and long-term goals in the workforce.

Intern, Session Worker: Louisiana House of Representatives Research Library, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Summer, 1984 and September to August, 1982-3. Responded to inquiries concerning pending legislation in the Louisiana House and Senate from both the public and professional staff of the legislature.

Student Worker: Judge Leo Higginbotham, Louisiana 19th Judicial District Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Summer, 1982. Provided information concerning pending actions to interested parties as well as other office duties as required.

Summer Worker: Exxon Company, USA, Accounting Department. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Summer, 1982. Verified payment of telephone orders.


Fluent in Spanish and working knowledge of French.


1983 International Special Olympics Volunteer.
1990 Outstanding Young Americans.


Will be furnished upon request.

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