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Leadership Resource Portals

The Leadership Resource Portals are a one-stop shop for elected leaders of the D.C. Bar Communities Steering Committee and Communities volunteers. Find the resources and information you need to plan, collaborate on, and conduct Communities programming. Many of the portals require a login. If you have questions, contact the D.C. Bar Communities Office at [email protected] or call 202-626-3463.

Communities Leadership Forms​

  • Program/Event Proposal link here!

  • To join our Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, fill out the application here. To become a program speaker or join our Diverse Speaker Database, fill out this form.

  • Annual Communities Program Planning Form and Process Below:
    • Communities Program Planning Meeting Scheduling Form here!
    • Communities Program Planning online form link here!

  • 2022-23 Steering Committee Report – Due by 8/1/22; online form here! To view the PDF version for reference, click here.

Leadership Portal
Get up-to-date resources for all your leadership needs as an elected member of the D.C. Bar Communities Steering Committee.

Programs Portal
Volunteer to organize a Community Program and contribute to enhancing your practice area. Get access to planning tools and speaker resources to guide you in organizing a successful program.

Speaker Packet and Registration

  • NEW! Starting July 1, 2020, Communities Speakers no longer need to sign a Speaker Release Form. Please read our updated Speaker and Materials Release available here.

  • NEW! The D.C. Bar Speaker Packet, available here, provides an introduction to Communities programming, including our newly updated speaker and materials release and Opt-Out form. In it you will also find helpful tips for ensuring the success of your presentation, including how to prepare for remote programs and a quick guide to drafting great handouts, as well as a link to our Speaker Diversity Questionnaire (all responses remain anonymous).

  • Register to speak. The D.C. Bar welcomes hundreds of expert speakers and panelists every year. If you are interested in becoming one of our speakers, please complete our Speaker Registration Form available here.

Public Statements Portal
Notified about a proposed public statement for your Community? This portal allows Community members to review proposed statements and any related underlying documents.

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