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Voluntary Standards for Civility

D.C. Bar Voluntary Standards of Civility: Sanctions

Principles Particularly Applicable to Litigation

Sanctions

  1. We will not seek court sanctions or disqualification of counsel unless reasonably justified by the circumstances after conducting a reasonable investigation, which includes attempting to confer with opposing counsel.