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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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Meet the Next Chief Judge

Judge Anita Josey-Herring begins her term as Superior Court chief judge on October 1. Find out what her priorities are and how she plans to address equal justice issues.

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D.C. Bar 2020 Conference
100 Years of the 19th Amendment

October 20-21, 2020

Join legal experts from around the globe as we mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and explore what the next 100 years may bring for voting rights.


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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.