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City Officials

This list includes contact information for the mayor, most members of his top administrative staff and several other key D.C. officials. Most of these officials have offices in the John A. Wilson Building, the District’s downtown city hall.

Adrian M. Fenty
Mayor
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 600
Washington 20004
202-727-2980
mayor@dc.gov
dc.gov/mayor/index.shtm

Charles J. Willoughby
Inspector general
Office of the Inspector General
717 14th St. NW, Fifth Floor
Washington 20005
202-727-2540
oig@dc.gov
oig.dc.gov

Tene Dolphin
Chief of staff
Mayor’s Cabinet
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 521
Washington 20004
202-727-2643

Peter Nickles
General counsel
Mayor’s Cabinet
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 300
Washington 20004
202-727-1597

Dan Tangherlini
Deputy mayor/city administrator
Mayor’s Cabinet
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 310
Washington 20004
202-727-6053
oca.eom@dc.gov
oca.dc.gov

Neil O. Albert
Deputy mayor for planning and economic development
Mayor’s Cabinet
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 317
Washington 20004
202-727-6365
dmped.eom@dc.gov
dcbiz.dc.gov

Victor Reinoso
Deputy mayor for education
Office of the Mayor
Mayor’s Cabinet
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 303
Washington 20004
202-727-3636

Linda Singer
Attorney General
Mayor’s Cabinet
One Judiciary Square
441 4th St. NW
Suite 1060N
Washington 20001
202-727-3400
oag@dc.gov
www.oag.dc.gov

Natwar M. Gandhi
Chief financial officer
Mayor’s Cabinet
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 203
Washington 20004
202-727-2476
ocfo@dc.gov
cfo.dc.gov

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D.C. Council

The city has 37 Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, whose members are elected to advise the District government on grass-roots issues. The commissioners are unpaid, and each represents about 2,000 residents. For more information, call the Board of Elections and Ethics at 202-727-2525 or see the BOEE Web site at www.dcboee.org.

D.C. Council
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington 20004
202-724-8000
Fax: 202-347-3070
Agenda info: 202-724-8080
dccouncilmembers@dccouncil.us
www.dccouncil.us
The D.C. Council has 13 elected members: one from each of the city’s eight wards, four elected at large and a chairman elected at large. A special election will be held May 1 to fill vacant positions. Members serve four years. Meetings are open to the public and broadcast live on Channel 13. Agendas are available to visitors and published in advance on a biweekly basis in the council’s weekly calendar, with frequent updates at the council’s Web site.

Vincent C. Gray (D)
Chairman
John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 506
Washington 20004
202-724-8068
Fax: 202-724-8097
vgray@dccouncil.us

Kwame R. Brown (D)
At Large
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 406
Washington 20004
202-724-8174
Fax: 202-724-8156
kbrown@dccouncil.us

Carol Schwartz (R)
At Large
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 404
Washington 20004
202-724-8105
Fax: 202-724-8071
schwartzc@dccouncil.us

David A. Catania (I)
At Large
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 110
Washington 20004
202-724-7772
Fax: 202-724-8087
dcatania@dccouncil.us

Phil Mendelson (D)
At Large
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 402
Washington 20004
202-724-8064
Fax: 202-724-8099
pmendelson@dccouncil.us

Jim Graham (D)
Ward 1
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 105
Washington 20004
202-724-8181
Fax: 202-724-8109
jgraham@dccouncil.us

Mary M. Cheh (D)
Ward 3
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 108
Washington 20004
202-724-8062
Fax: 202-724-8118
mcheh@dccouncil.us

Jack Evans (D)
Chairman pro tempore
Ward 2
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 106
Washington 20004
202-724-8058
Fax: 202-724-8023
jackevans@dccouncil.us

Vacant
Ward 4
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 408
Washington 20004
202-724-8052
Fax: 202-724-8120

Harry Thomas Jr. (D)
Ward 5
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 107
Washington 20004
202-724-8028
Fax: 202-724-8076
hthomas@dccouncil. us

Tommy Wells (D)
Ward 6
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 408
Washington 20004
202-724-8072
Fax: 202-724-8054
twells@dccouncil.us

Vacant
Ward 7
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 506
Washington 20004
202-724-8068
Fax: 202-724-8097

Marion Barry (D)
Ward 8
1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 400
Washington 20004
202-724-8045
Constituent services: 202-698-2185
Fax: 202-724-8055
Constituents’ fax: 202-698-2388
mbarry@dccouncil.us

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Board of Education

825 N. Capitol St. NE, ninth floor
Washington 20002
202-442-4289
Fax: 202-442-5198
dcps@k12.dc.us
www.k12.dc.us/dcps/boe/boehome.html
The board sets school policy. It has five elected members, four members appointed by the mayor and two nonvoting student representatives. Board members serve part time. Business meetings are at 5 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month. Meetings are on the fifth floor. Public comment is limited to two minutes per presentation, time permitting, at the beginning of each meeting. To address the board, call before the day of the meeting. Special meetings are called as needed.

Robert C. Bobb
President
robert.bobb@k12.dc.us
202-442-4289

Carolyn Graham
Vice president, appointed member
Term expires December 2008.
carolyn.graham@k12.dc.us

Tonya Kinlow
Appointed member
Term expires December 2008.
tonya.kinlow@k12.dc.us

Ted Trabue
Appointed member
Term expires December 2008.
ted.trabue@k12.dc.us

Laura Slover
Appointed member
Term expires December 2008.
laura.slover@k12.dc.us

Jeff Smith
District 1, elected member
Term expires December 2008.
jeff.smith@k12.dc.us
202-442-4289

Lisa Raymond
District 3, elected member
lisa.raymond@k12.dc.us
202-442-4289

William Lockridge
District 4, elected member
Term expires December 2008.
william.lockridge@k12.dc.us
202-442-4289

Veronica Ferrell
Student representative
202-442-4289

Brittany Clark
Student representative
202-442-4289

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District Agencies

Here is a list of District government agencies and their directors, and the services they provide.

Board of Elections and Ethics
1 Judiciary Square
441 Fourth St. NW, Suite 250 North
Washington 20001
202-727-2525
Fax: 202-347-2648
boee@dc.gov
www.dcboee.org
Alice P. Miller
Executive director
202-727-2525 Fax: 202-347-2648
boee@dc.gov
www.dcboee.org
Oversees elections and maintains voting statistics and information about elected officials. Call to identify your ward or Advisory Neighborhood Commission. To register to vote in the District, you must be a U.S. citizen, reside in the District and be at least 18 years old by Election Day. Mail-in voter registration forms are available online or at D.C. libraries, police stations and fire stations.

Child and Family Services Agency
400 Sixth St. SW, fifth floor
Washington 20024
202-442-6000
Fax: 202-727-6505
cfsa@dc.gov
cfsa.dc.gov
Sharlynn E. Bobo
Interim director
202-442-6002 Fax: 202-727-6505
cfsa@dc.gov
cfsa.dc.gov
Investigates reports of child abuse and neglect throughout the District and protects child victims and children at risk. To report child abuse and neglect 24 hours a day, call 202-671-7233. The agency provides services to strengthen families and foster care for children who cannot be safe at home. Information about foster care and adoption is available by calling 202-671-5683. Office hours: 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m. weekdays, except District holidays.

D.C. Housing Authority
1133 North Capitol St. NE
Washington 20002
202-535-1000
Fax: 202-535-2618
Emergency: 202-535-1044
InfoDCHA@dchousing.org
www.dchousing.org
Michael P. Kelly
Executive director
202-535-1500
www.dchousing.org
Provides subsidized public housing and housing vouchers for people with low incomes. Homeownership opportunities for people of all income levels are available at redevelopment sites known as HOPE VI developments. For information, call the authority’s Office of Planning and Development at 202-535-1445.

D.C. Lottery and Charitable Games
Control Board
2101 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington 20020
202-645-8000
Fax: 202-645-7914
www.dclottery.com
Jeanette A. Michael
Executive director
202-645-8000 Fax: 202-645-7914
www.lottery.dc.gov
Regulates lotteries and charitable games in the District.

D.C. Taxicab Commission
2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Suite 204
Washington 20020
202-645-6018
Fax: 202-889-3604
dctc@dc.gov
www.dctaxi.dc.gov
Doreen Thompson
Interim chairman
202-645-6018 Fax: 889-3604
dctc@dc.gov
dctaxi.dc.gov
Licenses chauffeurs and taxicab drivers and regulates taxis, limousines, tour buses and private ambulances. The commission also can be called about items lost or found in taxicabs.

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
941 North Capitol St. NE
Washington 20002
202-442-4400
Fax: 202-442-9445
TTY/TDD: 711 relay service
dcra@dc.gov
dcra.dc.gov
Lisa Morgan
Interim director
202-442-8947
www.dcra.dc.gov
Licenses professionals and businesses, inspects buildings and enforces building codes and business laws.

Department of Corrections
1923 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 207
Washington 20001
202-673-7316
Fax: 202-671-2043
doc@dc.gov
doc.dc.gov
Devon Brown
Director
202-673-7316
devon.brown@dc.gov
www.doc.dc.gov
Operates the D.C. jail and oversees the management of a correctional treatment facility and halfway houses.

Department of Employment Services
64 New York Ave. NE, Suite 3000
Washington 20002
202-724-7000
Fax: 202-673-6993
TDD/TTY: 202-673-6994
does@dc.gov
does.dc.gov
Summer Spencer
Interim director
202-671-1900
www.does.dc.gov
Assists with job training and placement, provides workers’ compensation in the private sector and unemployment benefits, works to improve job safety. Operates two full-service career centers and five limited-service satellite offices. Full-service hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Department of Health
825 North Capitol St. NE
Washington 20002
202-671-5000
Fax: 202-442-4788
Food establishment closures: 202-535-2180
Vital records: 202-442-9009
Dog licenses: 202-535-2323
doh@dc.gov
dchealth.dc.gov
Gregg A. Pane
Director
202-442-5955
gregg.pane@dc.gov
www.doh.dc.gov
The agency works to promote and protect the health, safety and quality of life of residents, visitors and those doing business in the District. Responsibilities include identifying health risks; educating the public; preventing and controlling diseases, injuries and exposure to environmental hazards; and ensuring that all city residents have access to health care. The agency conducts food-safety inspections at restaurants and issues birth and death certificates, dog licenses and fishing licenses.

Department of Housing and Community Development
801 North Capitol St. NE, eighth floor
Washington 20002
202-442-7200
Fax: 202-442-8391
dhcd@dc.gov
dhcd.dc.gov
Leila Finucane Edmonds
Interim director
202-442-7210
www.dhcd.dc.gov
The Department of Housing and Community Development acquires and coordinates public and private funding to improve housing and community and economic development in the District.

Department of Human Services
64 New York Ave. NE, sixth floor
Washington 20002
202-671-4200
Fax: 202-671-4325
dhs@dc.gov
www.dhs.dc.gov
Brian Wilbon
Interim director
202-671-4355
www.dhs.dc.gov
The D.C. Department of Human Services sets policy for social services and administers public assistance, subsidized early child care and disability and rehabilitation services for low-income District residents.

Department of Mental Health
64 New York Ave. NE, Fourth Floor
Washington 20002
202-673-7440, Fax: 202-673-3433
24-hour access help line: 888-793-4357
TDD/TTY: 202-673-7500
dmh@dc.gov
www.dmh.dc.gov
Stephen T. Baron
Director
202-673-2200
Provides mental health services. Operates St. Elizabeths Hospital for people with severe, long-term mental illnesses and the Community Service Agency, a network of community-based mental health care centers.

Department of Motor Vehicles
301 C St. NW
Washington 20001
202-727-5000
dmv@dc.gov
dmv.dc.gov
Lucinda M. Babers
Interim director
202-727-2200
Provides driver’s license issuance and renewal, identification services, adjudication (moving and parking violation hearings and ticket payments), vehicle inspections and registrations, and driver tests. Medical, disability and insurance review services are available at all DMV service centers. Driver’s license and registration renewals, ticket payments, duplicate registration cards, duplicate license requests, personalized plate requests, residential parking permit requests, road test appointment scheduling and insurance verification are all available online at dmv.dc.gov. When a holiday is observed on a Monday, all DMV service locations and the inspection station are closed on that Monday and the preceding Saturday
The agency has six service locations:

C Street Service Center
301 C St. NW
Services: vehicle registration (first time and renewals), titles, driver’s license issuance and renewal (commercial and pleasure licenses), medical review and disability services, transactions with diplomats, foreign nationals, taxis and fleets, temporary tags.
Hours: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays.
Adjudication Services: Ticket payment, hearings, permit control (including handicap placards), license reinstatement and certified driver’s records. Walk-in hearings: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.
Permit control/reinstatement: 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays.
Certified driver’s records: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays.
Ticket payment: 8:15 a.m.-6:45 p.m. weekdays.
The DMV will move some of its 301 C St. NW Service Center operations to 95 M St. SW this summer. Visit www.dmv.dc.gov for updates on the move. Adjudication Services (hearings and ticket payments) will remain at 301 C St. NW.

Brentwood Square Service Center
1233 Brentwood Rd. NE
Washington 20018
Services: vehicle registration renewals only, titles, driver’s license issuance and renewal.
Hours: 10 a.m-6 p.m. weekdays.
Knowledge tests, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays.

Brentwood Road Test Lot
1205 Brentwood Rd. NE
Washington 20018
Services: road test, by appointment only, 8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays.

Penn Branch Service Center
3230 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington 20020
202-727-5000
Services: vehicle registration (first time and renewals), titles, driver’s license issuance and renewal, and fleet transactions.
Hours: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Knowledge tests, 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays; fleet transactions, 8:30 a.m.-noon weekdays.

Shops at Georgetown Park Service Center
3222 M St. NW
Washington 20007
202-727-5000
Services: vehicle registration renewal and driver’s license renewal.
Hours: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Knowledge tests, 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.

Vehicle Inspection Station
1001 Half St. SW
Washington 20024
202-727-5000
Services: vehicle inspection only, vehicle registration available with passed inspection.
Hours: 6 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. On Code Red advisory heat days, this location opens an hour earlier and closes at 1 p.m.

Department of Public Works
Franklin D. Reeves Center
2000 14th St. NW, sixth floor
Washington 20009
202-673-6833, Fax: 202-671-0642
dpw@dc.gov
www.dpw.dc.gov
William O. Howland Jr.
Director
202-673-6833
Oversees the District’s trash collection and the cleaning of streets, alleys and other public areas and enforces parking laws. Call 202-673-6833 for services.

Department of Transportation
Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center
2000 14th St. NW, sixth floor
Washington 20009
202-673-6813, Fax: 202-671-0650
ddot@dc.gov
ddot.dc.gov
Emeka C. Moneme
Director
202-673-6813
Builds and maintains the city’s roads, bridges and alleys; maintains street signs, parking meters, street lights and traffic signals; oversees parking and traffic policy; coordinates the removal of snow and ice in the winter.

Emergency Management Agency
Unified Communications Center
2720 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE
Washington 20032
202-727-6161, Fax: 202-673-2290
TTY: 202-673-3323
ema@dc.gov
dcema.dc.gov
Darrell L. Darnell
Director
202-727-6161
Provides 24-hour emergency assistance and coordination, notifies the public in case of disaster and issues temporary street-closing permits for special events.

Office of Cable Television and Telecommunications
3007 Tilden St. NW, Pod P
Washington 20008
202-671-0066
Fax: 202-332-7020
octt@dc.gov
www.octt.dc.gov
Eric E. Richardson
Interim director
202-671-0066 none
www.octt.dc.gov
Runs cable Channels 13 and 16, regulates basic cable service and resolves disputes between cable companies and customers.

Office of Tax and Revenue
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
941 North Capitol St. NE, eighth floor
Washington 20002
202-727-4829
Fax: 202-442-6477
otr@dc.gov
www.cfo.dc.gov/otr
Sherryl Hobbs Newman
Deputy chief financial officer
202-442-6200
Executive assistant: 202-442-6383
The agency is responsible for administering and collecting taxes in the District. The assessment of tax laws relating to real property is conducted by the Real Property Tax Administration.

Office of Zoning
1 Judiciary Square
441 Fourth St. NW, Suite 210S
Washington 20001
202-727-6311
Fax: 202-727-6072
Public affairs: 202-727-5372
dcoz@dc.gov
dcoz.dc.gov
Jerrily R. Kress
Director
202-727-6311
The Board of Zoning Adjustments, which handles zoning variances and exceptions, and the Zoning Commission, which amends zoning maps and texts, fall under the Office of Zoning.

Urban Forestry Administration
District Department of Transportation
2217 14th St. NW, third floor
Washington 20009
202-671-5133
ufa.ddot@dc.gov
ddot.dc.gov/ufa
John P. Thomas
Acting urban forestry manager
202-671-5133
A division of the Department of Transportation, the agency is responsible for the pruning, removal and planting of trees within city public rights of way. The UFA can be contacted through the mayor’s call center.

Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
810 First St., NE, Suite 701
Washington 20002
202-727-8000, Fax: 202-535-
1196
disb@dc.gov
www.disb.dc.gov
The Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking regulates all financial service businesses in the District by administering city insurance, securities and banking laws, rules and regulations. They oversee the following financial entities: insurance companies, insurance producers, health maintenance organizations, captive insurance companies and risk retention groups; investment advisers, broker-dealers, securities issuers and agents of issuers; and banks, mortgage lenders and brokers, check cashers, money transmitters, consumer-sales-finance companies, money lenders and consumer-credit-service organizations.

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U.S. Congress

The District does not have voting representation in Congress. D.C. citizens elect a paid, nonvoting federal delegate to the House. In an ongoing lobbying campaign for statehood, voters also elect an unpaid local "shadow" representative to the House and two unpaid local "shadow" representatives to the Senate.

House of Representatives

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D)
2136 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington 20515
202-225-8050
Fax: 202-225-3002
TDD: 202-225-1904
www.norton.house.gov
District office:
National Press Building
529 14th St. NW, Suite 900
Washington 20045
202-783-5065
Fax: 202-783-5211
Satellite office:
2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Suite 300
Washington 20020
202-678-8900
Fax: 202-678-8844
For legislative issues, contact Norton’s Rayburn Building office. The two District offices provide constituent services, including help with Social Security, passports and veterans’ benefits.

Shadow Representative Mike Panetta (D)
mike@mikepanetta.com
www.mikepanetta.com

Senate

Shadow Senator Michael D. Brown (D)
441 Fourth St. NW
Washington 20001
202-727-1000
hrzcom@aol.com

Shadow Senator Paul Strauss (D)
441 Fourth St. NW, Suite 1000-S
Washington 20001
202-727-7890
Fax: 202-727-9672
senator@dc.gov
paulstrauss@aol.com

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Federal Courts

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia
333 Constitution Ave. NW
Room 4400
Washington 20001
202-565-2500
www.dcb.uscourts.gov
The E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse is open 24 hours, seven days a week, except on federal holidays.

S. Martin Teel Jr.
Judge
202-565-2500

www.dcb.uscourts.gov/clerksoffice.htm
The clerk’s office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia is in on the fourth floor of the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse, but the intake counter is on the first floor with the intake counter for the District Court in Room 1225. It is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., except on federal holidays. The courthouse is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The clerk’s office has installed a speedy-filing box in the courthouse.

Nancy Mayer-Wittington
Clerk
202-565-2500
Clerk’s office hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, except federal holidays.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
333 Constitution Ave. NW
Room 5423
Washington 20001
202-216-7000
www.cadc.uscourts.gov
The E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse is open 24 hours daily, seven days a week, except federal holidays.

Douglas H. Ginsburg
Chief judge
202-216-7190

Mark J. Langer
Clerk
202-216-7300
Clerk’s office hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, except federal holidays. Clerk’s office is in Room 5423.

U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
333 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington 20001
202-354-3000
www.dcd.uscourts.gov

Thomas F. Hogan
Chief judge
202-354-3420

Nancy Mayer-Whittington
Clerk
202-354-3000
202-354-3050
Clerk’s office hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, except federal holidays.

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Local Courts

District of Columbia Court of Appeals
H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Ave. NW, Sixth Floor
Washington 20001
202-879-2700
202-879-1010
www.dcappeals.gov
The D.C. Court of Appeals is the equivalent of a state supreme court. As the highest court for the District of Columbia, it is authorized to review all final orders, judgments and specified interlocutory orders of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. The court also has jurisdiction to review decisions of administrative agencies, boards and commissions of D.C. government and to answer questions of law certified by federal and state appellate courts.

Eric T. Washington
Chief judge
202-879-2771
TDD 202-879-1310

Garland Pinkston Jr.
Clerk
202-879-2700
202-879-2710
www.dcca.state.dc.us/dccourts/appeals/clerk.jsp
Clerk’s office hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, except federal holidays. After 5 p.m., filings can be made in the after-hours filing box in the lobby of the Moultrie Courthouse at 500 Indiana Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

Superior Court of the District of Columbia
H. Carl Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Ave. NW
Washington 20001
202-879-1010
www.dccourts.gov
The Superior Court is a trial court with jurisdiction over most local legal matters. The Web site allows users to register for jury service, check their last date of service and/or defer their date of service. The site has information on services available at Superior Court, such as the Domestic Violence Intake Center, assistance for those not represented by lawyers and daily information on inclement weather. There is an additional Domestic Violence Intake Center at Greater Southeast Hospital.

Rufus G. King III
Chief judge
202-879-1600
TDD 202-879-1310
http://www.dccourts.gov/dccourts/about/general.jsp

Duane B. Delaney
Clerk
202-879-1400
www.dccourts.gov/dccourts/superior/clerk.jsp
Clerk’s office hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, except federal holidays.

Superior Court of the District of Columbia Landlord and Tenant Branch
Court Building B
Room 110
510 Fourth St. NW
Washington 20001
Clerk’s office: 202-879-4879
Recording: 202-879-1152
www.dccourts.gov/dccourts/superior/civil/landlord_tenant.jsp
The Landlord and Tenant Branch handles cases in which landlords wish to evict their tenants. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays (emergencies and individual filings only) and 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays (protective order payments only).

Terry J. Lambert
Branch chief
202-508-1619
www.dcsc.gov/dccourts/superior/civil/landlord_tenant.jsp

Superior Court of the District of Columbia Marriage Bureau Section
500 Indiana Ave. NW
Room 4485
Washington 20001
202-879-4850
Information line: 202-879-4840
www.dccourts.gov/dccourts/superior/family/marriage.jsp
The bureau issues licenses and performs civil marriage ceremonies. Applicants must present negative results of blood tests for syphilis 10 days before the scheduled ceremony. The total cost is $45. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. weekdays. Courthouse ceremonies should be scheduled at least 10 days in advance.

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Other Judicial Offices

U.S. Attorney’s Office fFor the District of Columbia
Judiciary Center
555 Fourth St. NW
Washington 20530
202-514-7566
Victim witness assistance: 202-514-7130
www.usdoj.gov/usao/dc

Jeffrey A. Taylor
U.S. attorney
202-514-6600
www.usdoj.gov/usao/dc/

Landlord Tenant Resource Center
Court Building B
Room 115
510 Fourth St. NW
Washington 20001
202-508-1710
www.dccourts.gov/dccourts/superior/civil/landlord_tenant.jsp
The center is operated by volunteers from the D.C. Bar Association to provide free help to unrepresented landlords and tenants in residential landlord-tenant disputes. Hours: 9:15 a.m.-noon weekdays. No legal advice given by phone; walk-in clients only.

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