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OAG News: Important Facts to Know About the Pepco and Exelon Corp. Merger

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The Office of the Attorney General reached a settlement on behalf of the District and multiple parties regarding a request to Exelon Corporation and Pepco Holdings to merge. 

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CLE Sneak Peek: Election Year 2016--Understanding the Complex Rules Regulating Political Participation

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With election season in full effect, it is only appropriate that the D.C. Bar CLE offer a course about the complex rules regulating political participation.

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Recognizing and Responding to Addiction as a Health Concern

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Despite the recent and costly uptick in opiate misuse (street and prescription), a significant trend in society brings new understanding and fresh practices to our centuries old experience with chemical dependence.

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CLE Sneak Peek: Changing Currents in Employment Law 2015

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Andrew W. Witkos, an associate at The Employment Law Group, takes a few minutes to discuss with R. Scott Oswald the upcoming course Changing Currents in Employment Law, which Oswald will chair and moderate. The course has been hosted by the D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Program for nearly a decade now.

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The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Remembers Long-time Volunteer Attorney Brian Bannon

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The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center was saddened to learn recently of the passing of attorney Brian Bannon, one of the Center’s most dedicated and beloved volunteers.  

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CLE Masterminds: Why an LLC Should be the Entity Choice for Most Closely-Held Businesses

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As any business owner knows (and as any business lawyer will advise) one of the first steps to getting your business up and running is to form a legal entity from which the business shall operate. As part of that step, the business owner must determine which type of business entity best suits their needs from a legal, tax, and operations perspective.

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I Just Want to be Happy! What in the World Is Stopping You?

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“I just want to be happy!” I catch myself saying out loud.

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Have you been asked to be a CLE presenter? 9 Things to Do That Will Help You Prepare

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Were you asked to be a presenter for a CLE course? The pressure to prepare a CLE presentation in your practice area can definitely present its challenges. Here are 9 tips that will help you prepare a valuable and resourceful presentation.

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Synthetic Drug Regulation: OAG Partners with Local Business Groups and Boost Community Education Efforts about the Sale of Synthetic Drugs in District Establishments

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The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has reached an agreement with the Korean-American Grocers Association of Washington (KAGRO), a leading local business group, to educate its members about the sale of synthetic drugs in their establishments.

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On the Record: Why Would D.C. Make a Great Host City for the 2024 Olympics?

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Anthony Pierce, Board Member of Washington 2024 team that put together the original bid to bring the Olympic Games to the nation's capital weighs in on why D.C. would make a great host city. Mr. Pierce is also Partner-in-Charge at the Washington Office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.  

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