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On September 14, join us for the annual Practice 360º conference featuring practical seminars taught by industry experts to help you revolutionize how you manage your firm.

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Washington Lawyer July/August Issue Is Now Online

The Bar’s flagship publication focuses on leaders in the legal community, from the new Bar president to innovators in emerging areas of law.

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Setting the Gold Standard for 50 Years

Since 1972, the D.C. Bar has been setting the gold standard for legal excellence. Explore our history and get involved to help us continue to raise the bar for the next 50 years.

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As we introduce more in-person events at the D.C. Bar headquarters, please note that all visitors must be fully vaccinated and submit proof of vaccination 72 hours in advance of entry.

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Lawsuit Takes Aim at District’s Clean Hands Law

By Jeremy Conrad

Lawsuit challenges the District’s “Clean Hands Law,” which prevents individuals who owe $100 or more in vehicle fines from obtaining or renewing their driver’s license.


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