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2021 Judicial & Bar Conference

Join judges, D.C. Bar leaders, and members of the legal community for a virtual discussion on the impacts of the pandemic on access to justice, the power of technology, and the future of the practice of law.

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Washington Lawyer March/April Issue Is Now Online

Focused on women and inclusion, this edition explores the issues of defying the odds to thrive in Big Law or government and building a culture of diversity that includes disability.

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Welcome to the D.C. Bar Online Catalog

The D.C. Bar is pleased to announce our Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Communities, Practice Management, Publications and Pro Bono Center content and engagement opportunities are now accessible via our new online catalog.

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Newly Updated D.C. Practice Manual Now on Sale

The 28th edition of this comprehensive manual is now available for purchase. The book brings together the knowledge of hundreds of experienced practitioners covering the basics of law in D.C.

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News & Events

Youth Law Fair

March 20, 2021

Join us for the 22nd Annual Youth Law Fair on Saturday, March 20, 2021 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This free event is sponsored by the Superior Court of the District of Columbia & the Communities Office of the D.C. Bar. Register by noon on Tuesday, March 16.


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D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center transforms lives by providing free legal assistance to individuals, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses through volunteer lawyers.

Course Portfolio

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Take advantage of the D.C. Bar’s wide-ranging programming to develop your career and grow your professional network.

CLE On-Demand Courses

CLE On-Demand Courses

Continuing education at your convenience. The CLE Program’s extensive offerings are designed with the busy lawyer in mind.

Communities On-Demand Courses

Communities On-Demand Courses

Access engaging professional development content anytime, anywhere while making connections across the legal community.

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