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New Order of the D.C. Court of Appeals about the Bar Exam

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has issued an Order pertaining to the October 2020 D.C. bar exam and the process of admission to the D.C. Bar. The D.C. Bar plays no role in the admission process.

Any questions about the Court’s Order should be directed to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Committee on Admissions at 202-879-2710, or by email at [email protected]

Resources for Lawyers Impacted by the Pandemic

From financial aid to wellness, we have assembled a list of resources to help you cope during the crisis.

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Washington Lawyer September/October Issue Is Now Online

The pandemic has forced us to rethink our old ways of life, including how we deliver legal education in a crisis and what to do with time-honored traditions such as the bar exam.

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New Communities Membership Options

Compare the full list of benefits for Communities Standard and Premium Memberships and find the right one for you.

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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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2021 Judicial & Bar Conference Goes Virtual!

April 2020

Interested in submitting a program proposal for the first-ever virtual Judicial & Bar Conference? We are looking for sessions that examine how COVID-19 has affected the legal profession and technology's role. The deadline for proposals is October 30.


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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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