CCE Mission

The Council for Court Excellence works to improve the administration of justice in the local and federal courts and related agencies in the Washington metropolitan area. Formed in Washington, DC in January 1982, the Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic organization.

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  • Hiring DC Residents with a Criminal Record Makes Sense

    Hiring DC Residents with a Criminal Record Makes Sense

    “Hiring DC Residents with a Criminal Record Makes Sense,” a program to educate attendees on local and federal laws that affect hiring practices, will be held on September 17, 8:00-10:00 am at PNC Bank, 800 17th Street, NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC (with a continental breakfast and networking from 8:00 to 8:30 am). Hosted and moderated by Michael Harreld, Regional President of PNC Bank, the program will include presentations from the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, the DC Office on Returning Citizen Affairs, DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, and others. Harry Wingo, President & CEO of the DC Chamber of Commerce, will welcome attendees and commence the presentations.

  • Welcome Tracy Velázquez

    Welcome Tracy Velázquez

    Please join us in welcoming Tracy Velázquez to the Council for Court Excellence staff. Tracy is our new Senior Policy Analyst overseeing CCE’s mission areas of Criminal Justice and Court Improvements.

  • Welcome Zach Zarnow

    Welcome Zach Zarnow

    Please join us in welcoming CCE’s newest staff member, Zach Zarnow. Zach is CCE’s Jury Analyst and will be responsible for leading the jury project as CCE undertakes a comprehensive review of jury service in the District of Columbia.

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