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Latest Issue - Washington Lawyer February 2015

Volume: 29   No. 6

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Attorney Briefs

David O’Boyle

Legal Beat

David O’Boyle and Fleur Harris

Bar Counsel Page

Bill Ross

Books in the Law

Patrick Anderson and Ronald Goldfarb

Bar Happenings

David O’Boyle


The Pro Bono Effect

Erica J. Dominitz

From the President

Brigida Benitez

Legal Spectator

Jacob A. Stein


Teach Them to Fish

Law professor Alyssa Dragnich says a straight-forward, hands-on approach is the best way to cultivate good writing in junior lawyers.

Karl Racine: New Role, New Goal

In January, Karl Racine was sworn in as the first elected attorney general of the District of Columbia. Washington Lawyer sat down with Racine to discuss his plans as he settles into his new role in the D.C. Office of the Attorney General.

Breaking the Silence on Elder Abuse

Each year nearly five million elderly Americans suffer from abuse and neglect, but very few cases are reported to authorities, as Kathryn Alfisi writes.