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2020–21 Judicial Evaluation Survey

Survey runs from November 10 to January 8. Three D.C. Court of Appeals judges and 24 D.C. Superior Court judges are up for evaluation. Survey responses help improve the administration of justice in the District.

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Washington Lawyer November/December Issue Is Now Online

Rather than breaking under the strain of the pandemic, legal services providers such as the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center have redoubled their collaborative efforts for effective responses.

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Appellate Advocacy 2020

Sign up for this popular December 4 CLE offering and get practical advice on effective appellate advocacy from D.C. Circuit Judge Harry T. Edwards and expert appellate practitioners.

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Newly Updated D.C. Practice Manual Now on Sale

The 28th edition of this comprehensive manual is now available for purchase. The book brings together the knowledge of hundreds of experienced practitioners covering the basics of law in D.C.

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Call for Nominations

April 2021

The D.C. Bar is now accepting candidates for its 2021 elections. Nominations are open for president-elect, secretary, and treasurer; five members of the Board of Governors; and three delegates to the ABA House of Delegates. Submit nominations by Jan. 29.


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The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center transforms lives by providing free legal assistance to individuals, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses through volunteer lawyers.

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