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Renew your D.C. Bar membership license now to remain eligible to practice law in the District of Columbia. Bar membership will ensure that you stay connected to the D.C. legal community and continue enjoying exclusive member benefits including discounted rates on CLE, Communities, publications, and FastCase®, in addition to access to FREE Regulation Counsel programming and affinity partner discounts.

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The 2022 D.C. Bar general and Communities elections are now open! Don’t miss this opportunity to choose your next set of leaders.

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2022 Conference

Join us on June 23 as we commemorate 50 years of the Bar, celebrate our members and their accomplishments, and explore important developments of the law.

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Washington Lawyer May/June Issue Is Now Online

The Bar’s flagship publication offers a global outlook on technology trends, from developments in the metaverse to space debris and algorithmic bias.

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2022 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit

The D.C. Bar Communities are pleased to host the 2nd Annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit in what we hope will be an educational and informative day to explore these important topics.

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Visiting the D.C. Bar Headquarters

As we introduce more in-person events at the D.C. Bar headquarters, please note that all visitors must be fully vaccinated and submit proof of vaccination 72 hours in advance of entry.

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What Having a Seat at the Table Really Means

By Josephine M. Bahn

Helping a young lawyer develop leadership skills pays dividends for employers. It gives new attorneys the space, skills, and ambition to achieve more when they transition to more advanced roles.


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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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