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Membership

Membership

Established in 1972, the D.C. Bar empowers its members to achieve professional success by offering community, value, innovation, service, leadership, and education.

Communities

Communities

The Communities experience expands member benefits and opportunities to grow your network, while maintaining focus on practice-specific career development.

Continuing Legal Education

Continuing Legal Education

The D.C. Bar's award-winning Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Program offers a wide array of easy, accessible programming designed specifically to meet people's career and lifestyle needs.

Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics

Learn more about the Rules of Professional Conduct, Ethics Opinions, Reports and Recommendations, and access additional resources.

Mandatory Course

Mandatory Course

The Mandatory Course on the D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct and D.C. Practice is administered by the D.C. Bar’s Continuing Legal Education Program.  The CLE Program now offers the Mandatory Course as an on-demand, online video presentation.

Lawyer Assistance Program

Lawyer Assistance Program

A free, confidential program for D.C. Bar members, judges, and District law students who are experiencing problems, such as addiction, mental health symptoms, or stress, that interfere with their personal or professional lives.

Practice Management Advisory Service

Practice Management Advisory Service

The Practice Management Advisory Service (PMAS) is a free and confidential service of the D.C. Bar that provides practice management information and resources to its members.

External Resources

External Resources

The D.C. Bar now provides free access to the nationwide legal research library of Fastcase for active and judicial members. Also, find information to connect with voluntary bar associations in the District.

New 28th Edition, District of Columbia Practice Manual COMING SOON!

The 28th edition of the District of Columbia Practice Manual will be available in October. The current version is available for purchase. This two-volume comprehensive publication which brings together the collective knowledge of hundreds of experienced practitioners.

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D.C. Bar Career Center

Ready to connect your talent with opportunity? Use the D.C. Bar Career Center to help you in your search!

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