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The 2021 D.C. Bar general and Communities elections are now open! Take the time to make your voice heard by choosing your next set of leaders.

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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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COVID-19 Resources for Your Practice

The D.C. Bar Practice Management Advisory Service has compiled a list of resources to help you weather the pandemic, from disaster preparedness to mental health and wellness.

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Washington Lawyer May/June Issue Is Now Online

As the global development and trade of high-tech products grows, lawyers like Stephen Kho who practice at the intersection of cross-border business and technology are joining their clients on the cutting edge.

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Welcome to the D.C. Bar Online Catalog

The D.C. Bar is pleased to announce our Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Communities, Practice Management, Publications and Pro Bono Center content and engagement opportunities are now accessible via our new online catalog.

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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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Building a More Inclusive Workplace

Friday, June 4, 2021

Furthering the D.C. Bar’s mission to address diversity issues in the legal profession, the Communities Office is presenting a day of programming on challenging inequality and building inclusive cultures.


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D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center

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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