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Call for Nominations

Help shape the future of the D.C. legal community on the D.C. Bar Board of Governors. Nominations accepted through January 14, 2022.

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Washington Lawyer November/December Issue Is Now Online

The Bar’s flagship publication explores access to justice, tracing the concept’s origins in the Sixth Amendment to the unfinished work that pro bono attorneys do today.

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2022 Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update

Join the D.C. Bar Taxation Community on January 12-13, 2022, for one of the Bar’s most highly anticipated signature events of the year, featuring timely panel discussions and breakout sessions on hot topics in tax law.

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Annual Judicial Evaluations

To help ensure a fair and effective bench, the D.C. Bar Judicial Evaluation Committee is inviting feedback on the performance of judges who preside over the D.C. Court of Appeals and Superior Court.

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John Payton Leadership Academy

Applications due by December 10, 2021

Hone your leadership skills and develop pathways of professional growth in this intensive leadership development program for D.C. Bar members.


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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.

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

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

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