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. All 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:

April 21, 2016 — A Day in the Life of a Lawyer Representing Nonprofit Entities, presented by Benjamin Takis of Tax-Exempt Solutions, PLLC. It is common for lawyers practicing in the District of Columbia to encounter the law of nonprofit organizations at some point in their careers, whether through pro bono projects, service on a Board of Directors, or other professional engagements. During this presentation, Benjamin Takis of Tax-Exempt Solutions, PLLC will guide attendees through the tools and resources; areas of law; and other practice issues you need to know to provide effective representation to nonprofits and tax-exempt entities.

June 2, 2016 — Low Bono for the Small Firm Lawyer: How to Successfully Start, Manage and Grow a Low Bono Practice in D.C., presented by Marc Borbely of the D.C.Tenants' Rights Center (DCTRC) and Steven Krieger of Steven Krieger Law PLLC. During this program, these two local attorneys will share their experiences as well as the benefits and the common pitfalls associated with low bono practice. They will also provide useful insights in to how to successfully implement alternative fee structures, how to market your low bono firm, and the technology tools used to successfully run and manage a low bono practice.

For descriptions and handouts from recent 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.