Joining the D.C. Bar
The D.C. Court of Appeals Committee on Admissions is responsible for determining whether an applicant will be licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia. The D.C. Bar is a separate entity from the Committee on Admissions and is not involved in the administration of the bar exam or determining who will be admitted to the practice of law in D.C.
Law Student Community
Want to get ahead of the pack? Joining the D.C. Bar Law Student Community (LSC) can get you there. Your LSC membership will provide résumé and skills boosting opportunities and one-on-on access to local practicing attorneys.
Lawyer Assistance Program for Law Students
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, which interfere with their personal or professional lives.
Pro Bono Opportunities for Law Students
Are you a law student looking to fulfill pro bono requirements or volunteer in the community?