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2023 Awards Nominations

Each year, the D.C. Bar recognizes those who have worked tirelessly to improve the legal profession and the greater legal community. Learn about our 2023 awards and how to submit a nomination.

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Washington Lawyer March/April Issue Is Now Online

The Bar’s flagship publication looks at diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession, from continuing challenges to successes.

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Journey to Scotland with the D.C. Bar

Experience Scotland’s rich culture, landscape, and history while earning CLE credit on an unforgettable journey with the D.C. Bar and CLE Abroad.

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Judicial & Bar Conference

Join us on April 28 for our biennial joint conference with the D.C. Courts. Learn about trending legal topics and issues, including a rare in-depth look at the D.C. Home Rule Act.

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News & Events

Lauren Stiller Rikleen’s "Her Honor" Is a Testimony to the Triumphs and Travails of Women Judges

By Jeremy Conrad

Lauren Stiller Rikleen’s expertise on issues relating to leadership and the legal profession made her the natural choice to edit Her Honor: Stories of Challenge and Triumph From Women Judges.


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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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Take advantage of the D.C. Bar’s wide-ranging programming to develop your career and grow your professional network.

CLE On-Demand Courses

CLE On-Demand Courses

Continuing education at your convenience. The CLE Program’s extensive offerings are designed with the busy lawyer in mind.

Communities On-Demand Courses

Communities On-Demand Courses

Access engaging professional development content anytime, anywhere while making connections across the legal community.

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