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Member Spotlight: Judith del Cuadro-Zimmerman Strikes Out on Her Own

January 15, 2021

Member Spotlight: Judith del Cuadro-Zimmerman Strikes Out on Her Own

By Stacy Julien

If the New Year is for fresh starts, Judith del Cuadro-Zimmerman is right on track. The Brooklyn-born attorney spent the last part of 2020 in launch mode for her small firm practice, del Cuadro-Zimmerman, PLLC, which is officially open for business in Washington, D.C.

January 15, 2021

Day Two of Tax Conference Examines Individual Tax Reform, COVID Relief

By Tonée Jones

Although it took place in a virtual setting this year, the D.C. Bar’s two-day Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update remained jam-packed with informative sessions on the latest developments in individual, partnership, corporate, and international tax code and reform.

Tax Conference Explores Potential Policy Changes Under Biden

January 14, 2021

Tax Conference Explores Potential Policy Changes Under Biden

By Jeremy Conrad

With the presidential transition less than a week away, the D.C. Bar’s 2021 Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update conference on January 13 and 14 provided timely insight to 400 practitioners on potential tax policy changes under the Biden administration.

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January 07, 2021

D.C. Bar Condemns Violence at the U.S. Capitol

The Board of Governors of the D.C. Bar and the Board of Directors of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center condemn unequivocally the violence and damage that took place yesterday at the U.S. Capitol. 

Bar Seeks Nominees for 2021 Rosenberg, Brennan Awards

December 09, 2020

Bar Seeks Nominees for 2021 Rosenberg, Brennan Awards

The D.C. Bar is calling for nominations for its 2021 Beatrice Rosenberg Award for Excellence in Government Service and its 2021 William J. Brennan Jr. Award for excellence, commitment, and dedication in the areas of civil rights, civil liberties, and the public interest.

Legal Ethics Committee Adopts Opinion 379 on Charging Liens

December 09, 2020

Legal Ethics Committee Adopts Opinion 379 on Charging Liens

The D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee has issued Opinion 379 (Attorneys’ Charging Liens and Client Confidentiality), providing guidance in contingency fee matters on a predecessor lawyer’s ability to ethically provide notice of a charging lien to successor counsel. 

OAG Attorneys Offer Practice Tips From First Virtual Trial

November 24, 2020

OAG Attorneys Offer Practice Tips From First Virtual Trial

By Jeremy Conrad

Even when courts begin to resume normal operations, law practice will be increasingly digital and remote, as evidenced by the D.C. Superior Court’s recent introduction of an eSummons jury notification system and significant investment in expanding its remote courtroom capacity.

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