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It's the Client, Stupid! 9 Ways to Improve Attorney-Client Relationships

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D.C. Bar President Timothy K. Webster recently moderated a panel of in-house counsel at a legal marketing event that turned into a lively discussion about outside counsel. He summarizes nine points made about attorney-client relationships that arose during the panel discussion.

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D.C. Bar President Brigida Benitez and President-Elect Timothy Webster Volunteer for Pro Bono Immigration Clinic

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D.C. Bar President Brigida Benitez and President-Elect Timothy K. Webster joined 17 other lawyers to help provide legal information, brief advice, and referral services for civil legal matters governed by U.S. immigration law.

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Top Three Priorities of Bar President Brigida Benitez

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President-Elect Brigida Benitez--partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP--recently sat down with Kathryn Alfisi to do an interview for the June issue of the Washington Lawyer. She was officially sworn in as the 43rd D.C. Bar President at the Celebration of Leadership on June 17.

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Whither Lawyers’ Role in Championing Voting Rights?

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"In 2011 and 2012 alone, 11 states—Alabama, Kansas, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin—have passed new voter ID laws that require citizens to produce photo identification to exercise their right to vote. The ostensible purpose of these laws, to protect against voter fraud, is facially legitimate.

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