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Expand your client base, save time, and reduce expensive marketing costs by tapping into the new D.C. Bar Lawyer Referral Service, a technology-forward, user-friendly program that connects you with potential clients and helps you grow your practice. Subscriptions available during license renewal starting May 1!

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D.C. Bar Practice Manual

Get the most reliable and comprehensive guidance on D.C. laws with this indispensable resource.

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Washington Lawyer March/April Issue Is Now Online

The D.C. Bar magazine highlights the changing landscape in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts at law firms, appellate courts, and beyond.

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Lawyers Have Heart 10K, 5K, & Fun Walk

Lace up your shoes and join us to support the vital mission of the American Heart Association.

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D.C. Bar Elections

Get to know the candidates for the 2024-25 D.C Bar Office and learn how they plan to shape the future of the Bar.

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News & Events

The Climate Necessity Defense: A Catch-22 in the Age of Activism

By Philip Vachon and Ted Hamilton

In recent years, a growing number of climate change activists engaging in civil disobedience have asserted the “climate necessity defense,” building on a long tradition of political advocacy in the courtroom.


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D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center transforms lives by providing free legal assistance to individuals, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses through volunteer lawyers.

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