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 (901 4th 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:

April 25, 2019 — Getting Published: Writing to Solidify Your Professional Experience, by Tatia Gordon-Troy of Ramses House Publishing LLC. Being a published author carries a certain amount of prestige and helps to position you as an expert in your field. Publishing articles in well-known periodicals or a book for lay people or fellow attorneys can lead to public speaking engagements, conference panel participation, and even additional clientele. This program will cover the ins and outs of getting published to help you decide if it is right for you and your practice. 

To register for this program, click here or send an e-mail to

May 17, 2019 — Due to our annual event, Practice 360º| A Day for Lawyers & Law Firms, there are no Lunch and Learn programs scheduled for May.** Click here for more information on the 2019 Practice 360º event.

To register for this program, click here or send an e-mail to

June 13, 2019 — Accounting Concerns of the Small Practitioner, by Donna Mahan, CPA and Robin Meisner Cameron, CPA of E. Cohen & Company, CPAs. Thinking of setting up your own small practice but feeling overwhelmed by the accounting and tax concepts? Join us for an introductory discussion of:

• Choice of business entity
• DC business registration, property tax returns, tax filings
• Accrual accounting versus cash accounting
• The benefits of QuickBooks
• IOLTA accounts and monthly reconciliations
• W-9s and 1099s
• Employee vs independent contractor
• Quarterly income tax payments
• SEP-IRA retirement plans   

To register for this program, click here or send an e-mail to