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2021 Judicial & Bar Conference

Join judges, D.C. Bar leaders, and members of the legal community for a virtual discussion on the impacts of the pandemic on access to justice, the power of technology, and the future of the practice of law.

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Washington Lawyer January/February Issue Is Now Online

The new year brings renewed attention on wellness. Find inspiration with articles on ensuring financial well-being, achieving a fulfilling retirement, overcoming setbacks, and asking for help.

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Bar Seeks Nominees for 2021 Rosenberg, Brennan Awards

Nominate an outstanding Bar member for the Beatrice Rosenberg Award for Excellence in Government Service or the William J. Brennan Jr. Award for exceptional achievement in the pursuit of equal justice.

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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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News & Events

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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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.

Course Portfolio

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All Courses

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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