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With the LawPay program, your law firm can accept credit cards with confidence knowing transactions are handled correctly. The D.C. Bar Member Benefit Program offers reduced processing rates, multiple features for the client-attorney transaction, and a level of personalized service not easily found elsewhere. LawPay meets the requirements for the American Bar Association trust account guidelines, as well as the Attorney’s Professional Code of Conduct. If you are considering accepting credit cards or want to confirm that you are processing credit card transactions correctly, call 1-866-376-0950 or visit LawPay's website.

The D.C. Bar has partnered with SoFi to also offer a range of financial wellness products to help provide solutions to employees to better manage their student loan debt and finances.

Student Loan Refinancing: We understand that many of our members are burdened with student loan debt. SoFi, the largest provider of student loan refinancing, may be able to reduce the cost of that debt. SoFi’s refinancing can help those with student debt save money on total interest, make lower monthly payments, or shorten the duration of their loans. The main benefits include:

  • $400 Welcome Bonus: For members who refinance through SoFi.com/DCBar
  • Savings: Members save thousands by refinancing
  • Rates: Low variable and fixed rates with 5, 7, 10, 15 and 20-year repayment options
  • Simplicity: Consolidate all existing student loans (federal and private) into a single loan with one monthly payment
  • No Hidden Fees: No application fees, no origination fees, and no prepayment penalties for paying off your loan early
  • Membership Perks: SoFi offers complementary financial planning, exclusive member events, a referral program, and more

Don't have student loans? D.C. Bar has partnered with SoFi to offer Personal Loans to help Bar members.

Personal Loans: The SoFi Personal Loan is designed to help you borrow money for any kind of personal use such as paying off credit card debt, investing in home improvements, or paying for an unexpected medical expense. Unlike many credit cards, a SoFi Personal Loan has an interest rate under 15%. For more information and to qualify for a $100 welcome bonus when you take out a loan, please visit SoFi.com/DCBar.

Questions? Please visit SoFi.com/DCBar or contact partnership support by calling 833-277-7634 or emailing [email protected].

Due to recent events, including changes to federally held loans that temporarily waive interest and suspend the obligation to make payments during the COVID-19 crisis, we are recommending that anyone with federal student loan debt carefully review your current and potential future benefits on your federal loans before refinancing. When you refinance your loans, you waive any current and potential future benefits of your federal loans, including temporary waiver of payments that the federal government will provide to federal student loan borrowers, and replace those with the benefits of a SoFi Student Loan Refinance.

For over 20 years, BHG Financial has been a trusted lender to hundreds of thousands of individuals and businesses — helping them achieve success.

As a D.C. Bar member, you have exclusive access to their suite of financial solutions to accomplish your own personal and professional goals.

Business Loans

Fund major business expenses with a business loan from BHG Financial. With loan amounts up to $500,000 — and extended repayment terms out to 12 years — you can start a new firm, expand your services, and much more.

A business loan from BHG Financial doesn’t require personal collateral. It also won’t affect your personal credit and may be funded in as little as 5 days.

Join the D.C. Bar or log in today to discover the full benefits of BHG’s business loans.

Personal Loans

BHG Financial is committed to helping attorneys like you achieve your personal goals as well. With longer terms than many online lenders — and low monthly payments — a BHG consumer loan can help you make home improvements, consolidate debt, and more.

As a member of the D.C. Bar, you have easy access to a customized personal loan — which can help you accomplish your goals more quickly.

Credit Cards

As a member of the D.C. Bar, you have exclusive access to a suite of business or personal credit cards. Whatever your needs are, take advantage of premium credit cards and premier benefits.

Join or log in now to explore the full features of a D.C. Bar Mastercard®.

Personal loans not currently available in Illinois or Maryland.

BHG Financial business loans typically range from $20,000 to $250,000; however, well-qualified borrowers may be eligible for business loans up to $500,000.

Terms subject to credit approval upon completion of an application. Loan sizes, interest rates, and loan terms vary based on the applicant's credit profile. Finance amount may vary depending on the applicant's state of residence. Call 866-297-4311 for complete program details.

There is no impact on your credit for applying. A complete credit history, which will appear as an inquiry on your credit report, will be performed upon acceptance and funding of a loan.

This is not a guaranteed offer of credit and is subject to credit approval.

Consumer loans funded by one or more participating lenders. Equal Housing Lenders.  

For California Residents: Consumer and commercial loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Financing Law license - Number 603G493.

Find out more about the company’s financial solutions at https://dcbar.bhgchoice.com/.

Please see the following press release for our partnership with BHG Financial: https://bhgfinancial.com/media/article/bhg-financial-joins-the-d-c-bar-member-benefits-program.

The District of Columbia Bar obtains discounts to our partners' offerings as a benefit of membership; disclaims liability for all of our partners' products and services; and does not make any representations, warranties, endorsements, or recommendations concerning any of our partners' products and services. In some instances, the D.C. Bar may receive non-dues royalty revenue from products and services purchased by members.

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