Practice Management Advisory Service

Small Firm Lunch and Learn Series

Lunch and Learn


The Practice Management Advisory Service of the D.C. Bar presents the Small Firm Lunch and Learn Series. Each program in this series will explore a topic of particular interest to members who are starting, managing, or growing law firms in the District of Columbia. Most sessions take place from noon until 2:00 p.m. at the D.C. Bar (1101 K Street, NW) and are free to Bar members and their staff. This is a brown bag event. Attendees may bring their own lunch. Beverages are served. Here is more information about each of the programs in the upcoming Lunch and Learn series.

Lunch and Learn Series Schedule:

December 15, 2016 — A Day in the Life of an Entertainment Lawyer, presented by Beverly J. Davis of Davis Law PLLC. This session will provide information about being an entertainment lawyer and building an entertainment law practice in Washington, D.C. Topics will include: the nuts and bolts of starting an entertainment law practice, common mistakes and pitfalls, the basics of practice and case management, marketing and business development, industry resources, social networking, website, and the production of blog and other contents.  

January 12, 2017 — Hands-on with Fastcase, presented by Erin Page of Fastcase. During this program, the presenter will explore methods and techniques to achieve better search results and lead attendees through a step by step, hands-on, experience using Fastcase's many tools and features. Fastcase is a Bar member benefit and the leading next-generation legal research service that puts a comprehensive national law library and smarter and more powerful searching, sorting, and visualization tools right at your fingertips. The Fastcase collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. Fastcase also provides access to a newspaper archive, legal forms, and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings.

For materials from past Lunch and Learn programs click here.

To register or for more information on this program and other services offered by the Practice Management Advisory Service you may contact: Daniel M. Mills, assistant director, or Rochelle D. Washington, senior staff attorney, at lunchandlearn@dcbar.org.