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:

October 27, 2016 — Office On-Demand for the 21st Century Law Firm, presented by Carr Workplaces. During this program, held at a Carr Workplace office on-demand location (1001 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001), members will discover and explore: how other lawyers use Carr's on-demand offices; the services and packages offered (including specials for D.C. Bar members); how mail and phone calls are handled; the security and confidentiality protocols used; and how to maximize on the services offered. They will also enjoy a special group tour of the facility and more! 

November 10, 2016 — Growing Your Commercial Real Estate Law Practice, presented by J.J. Sherman of The Law Office of J.J. Sherman, P.C. During this presentation, Ms. Sherman will share advice and insights into practicing commercial real estate law - purely on the transactional side. She will address; what to expect throughout the life cycle of a real estate deal (from term sheet to post-closing), how to market your commercial real estate law structures, fee structures, and much more!

December 8, 2016 — 10 Most Expensive Tax Mistakes that Cost Attorneys Thousands!, presented by Kim Bey of Bey & Associates, CPAs, PC. Experience has taught us that many small firm owners waste thousands of dollars every year in taxes they really don't need to pay. During this session you will learn key tax strategies including: how to avoid making the single most expensive tax mistake of all; how to slash the risk of an IRS audit: how to qualify for home office deductions; retirement savings strategies and much more. 

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