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THE D.C. BAR AT WORK: A YEAR IN REVIEW
Member Services & Experience

New D.C. Bar Communities (Formerly Sections)

104,935 members* in 50 states and 83 countries

260 events
5,500 registrations
100+ online content offerings
18th Annual Youth Law Fair - 170 student attendees

* Restructured and Enhanced Help Desk:
- 97.5% member satisfaction score
- Faster response time (from 2 weeks to 1 business day)
- Resolved 21,017 member inquiries during the 2016
license renewal period
* Launching new master member database in 2017

Regulation Counsel

*As of April 2017

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center

16,652 clients served
Advocacy & Justice Clinic-Placed 303 cases
Bankruptcy Clinic-Provided counsel in 52 cases
Advice & Referral Clinics-Served 1,422 people
Immigration Clinic-Assisted 122 individuals
Legal Information Help Line-Fielded 5,000 calls
Guided 6,051 pro se litigants at D.C. Superior Court
Matched 54 nonprofits with pro bono counsel
Matched 450 small business owners with lawyer volunteers
Launched the Katherine A. Mazzaferri
Emerging Legal Needs Fund with
initial $107,000 raised by
Bar leaders

* 150+ education and outreach programs,
3,200+ attendees
* 35 arbitration cases concluded
* 1,520 face-to-face and phone Lawyer
Assistance Program counseling sessions
* 2,400 requests for guidance received
through Legal Ethics Helpline

Practice Management Advisory Service

20 Basic Training

3RD ANNUAL

sessions

21 Lunch and Learn
programs

20 Successful Small

Firm Practice classes

265 registrations
18 programs

2017 Judicial and Bar Conference

CLE Program
7,368 attendees in 207 courses
18% INCREASE IN PROGRAMMING
* 110+ broadcast live
* 64 on-demand
courses covering
18 practice areas

600+ registrants (luncheon and seminar programs)
275 Judicial Reception attendees
Our Future Home Is Rising!

Concrete poured on all 8 floors, topped off with what will
soon be a panoramic rooftop; exterior glass mounted

$20M

Projected equity accumulation
by end of construction

5th John Payton Leadership Academy

11 new graduates

$25M-$30M

Projected savings over the
next 30 years



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - July 2017

Your Voice
From Our President
Calendar of Events
The Bar at 45
Annual Report 2016-17
1970s: Bar Beginnings
1980s: Reagan Reigns, Women Rise
1990s: Re-Envisioning & Expanding
2000s: Strength in the Face of Adversity
2010s: Solidifying the Bar's Future
The Founding of the D.C. Bar
A Conversation with Robert J. Spagnoletti
Attorney Briefs
Ask the Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
Last Word
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Your Voice
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Calendar of Events
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - The Bar at 45
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 1970s: Bar Beginnings
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 1980s: Reagan Reigns, Women Rise
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 1990s: Re-Envisioning & Expanding
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 2000s: Strength in the Face of Adversity
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - 2010s: Solidifying the Bar's Future
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - The Founding of the D.C. Bar
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - A Conversation with Robert J. Spagnoletti
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Attorney Briefs
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Ask the Ethics Experts
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Disciplinary Summaries
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Washington Lawyer - July 2017 - Last Word
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