Legal Ethics

Ethics Advice

Written Advice

Some inquiries may be more appropriately answered by a formal committee opinion or by a letter opinion from the committee chair. Written inquiries should be addressed to:

Chair, Legal Ethics Committee
District of Columbia Bar
1101 K Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005-4210
fax: 202-824-1862

Informal Advice

The D.C. Bar’s staff includes legal ethics counsel who are available to discuss ethical issues related to the D.C. Rules of Professional Conduct. For informal advice, call 202-737-4700; Hope C. Todd at ext. 3231, Saul Jay Singer at ext. 3232 or Erika Stillabower at ext. 3198 or e-mail