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D.C. Bar Celebrating 50 Years

Setting the Gold Standard Since 1972

This year, the D.C. Bar is celebrating 50 years of setting the gold standard for legal excellence.

Visit to explore our history and help us continue to raise the bar for the next 50 years as the nation’s largest unified bar.

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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 February 4, 2022.

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Washington Lawyer January/February Issue Is Now Online

The D.C. Bar turns 50 in 2022, and its flagship publication is exploring how the organization’s strong commitment to integrity drives members’ excellence in practice.

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2022 Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update

Join the D.C. Bar Taxation Community 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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2022 Awards Nominations

Nominations now open for the Beatrice Rosenberg Award for Excellence in Government Services and the Thurgood Marshall Award.

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News & Events

Introducing Duly Noted!

By Chad Sarchio

Welcome to the D.C. Bar blog, featuring insights, analysis, and tips to advance your practice and stay connected to the D.C. Bar community.


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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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