Practice Management Advisory Service

Small Firm Lunch and Learn Series

Lunch and Learn


The Practice Management Advisory Service of the D.C. Bar presents the Small Firm Lunch and Learn Series. Each program in this series will explore a topic of particular interest to members who are starting, managing, or growing law firms in the District of Columbia. Most sessions take place from noon until 2:00 p.m. at the D.C. Bar (1101 K Street, NW) and are free to Bar members and their staff. This is a brown bag event. Attendees may bring their own lunch. Beverages are served. Here is more information about each of the programs in the upcoming Lunch and Learn series.

Lunch and Learn Series Schedule: 

December 14, 2017 — Level Up, Become a Microsoft Word Power User, presented by Chelsey Lambert, founder of Lex Tech Review. Have you ever worked on a document and been derailed by a formatting issue just before you finished? Do you often find yourself using the same formatting for various letters or agreements? Join Ms. Lambert to learn tips, tricks, and template options to help you save time by creating documents, letters, or other work products in a flash. You'll learn to format them with ease by applying reusable styles for the different types of documents you use. We will also cover the use of Microsoft Word's tables tool, which can help you create beautiful documents and save space by aligning text in columns or rows. Finally, discover those hidden menus and design tools to expand table features to match any style or layout. Register here!

January 11, 2018 — Fastcase 101, presented by Fastcase. This program provides an introduction, and general overview, of the features available with Fastcase, a Bar member benefit and the leading next-generation legal research service that puts a comprehensive national law library and smarter and more powerful searching, sorting, and visualization tools right at your fingertips. The Fastcase collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. Fastcase also provides access to a newspaper archive, legal forms, and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings. Register here!

January 25, 2018 — A Day in the Life of a Lawyer Representing Nonprofit Entities, presented by Benjamin Takis of Tax-Exempt Solutions, PLLC. It is common for lawyers practicing in the District of Columbia to encounter the law of nonprofit organizations at some point in their careers, whether through pro bono projects, service on a Board of Directors, or other professional engagements. During this presentation, Benjamin Takis of Tax-Exempt Solutions, PLLC will guide attendees through the tools and resources;areas of law;and practice issues you need to know so you can provide effective representation to nonprofits and tax-exempt entities. Register here!

For materials from past Lunch and Learn programs click here.

To register or for more information on this program and other services offered by the Practice Management Advisory Service you may contact: Daniel M. Mills, assistant director, or Rochelle D. Washington, senior staff attorney, at lunchandlearn@dcbar.org.