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:

January 26, 2017 — A Day in the Life of an Immigration Lawyer, presented by Jonelle Ocloo of the Law Offices of Jonelle Ocloo, LLC. The issue of immigration is constantly in the news. A new presidential administration promises a lot of changes to immigration policy in the United States. Have you thought about getting into immigration law or expanding your immigration practice? This session will provide information about being an immigration lawyer and building an immigration law practice in Washington, D.C. Topics will include: the nuts and bolts of starting an immigration law practice, the various niches within this practice area, how to keep up with the fast-paced changes in the law, common mistakes and pitfalls, the basics of practice and case management, as well as marketing and business development.    

February 16, 2017 —  Feasible Process Improvement Tips for Sustainable Positive Results, presented by Jeanette (Janet) C. Delgado, CPB of JD Management Advisory, LLC. This session will show you how to run your law firm more efficiently. Simple improvements in daily workflow can make a big difference in how a law firm works allowing you to improve productivity and efficiency and increase overall profitability. We will review general business functions that typically present areas of weakness and provide ideas on simple improvements to build a base for sustainable systems that effect a positive change to your bottom line.  

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