June 9, 2022, Washington, DC – At the 2022 Annual Banquet for the D.C. Defense Lawyers Association, James F. Lee, Jr. was recognized as the organization’s Lawyer of the Year for 2022. For the past 37 years, the DCDLA has recognized its Lawyer of the Year to recognize a lawyer who exemplifies the ideals of the organization: an advocate for their client, an ethical practitioner respected by his peers, and an individual involved in serving the community.