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Regulation Counsel
Attorney/Client Arbitration Board

78 to 111

■

Increased number of volunteer arbitrators/mediators from

■

Made it easier to file a petition to arbitrate a fee dispute by updating its
application and making it available online

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Amended Rules of Procedure to clarify existing policies and update them
in light of new D.C. Bar Legal Ethics Committee Opinion 376

Legal Ethics Program

2,090

inquiries through Legal Ethics Helpline in first three quarters of fiscal year, up from 1,964 calls
at the same time last year

Rules Review Committee

Issued draft report and request for public comment on proposed revisions to 7 rules of the D.C. Rules
of Professional Conduct and sought feedback on the issue of Client Generated Retainer Agreements
and Outside Counsel Guidelines

Practice Management Advisory Service

80+ educational sessions, approximately 1,000 attendees
Practice 360°- 20 programs; more than 500 attendees to date
Basic Training & Beyond - One-day course on Saturdays now available

PRACTICE

PRESENTED BY THE

D.C. BAR

Lawyer Assistance Program

123 new client cases
Developed Law Firm Wellness Consortium, with

IT
Stabilized new association
management software
Started redesign of D.C. Bar website,
with a focus on user experience

24 member firms to date

Executive Office
Reviewed and updated more than
50% of Bar staff policies and procedures
Launched the Bar's first comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management
Plan to minimize risks and strengthen business continuity
Began strategic planning process for 2020-2025
Streamlined the committee appointment process and increased
efficiencies by dissolving dormant committees and combining
ones that do similar work
Simplified voting with a direct link to ballots

Building
100% Retail Leased:
■ Nicoletta Italian Kitchen - 3,901 RSF
■ Modern Nail Bar -1,226 RSF
■ Club Pilates - 1,889 RSF
Office Leased:
■ DC Law Students in Court - 8,669 RSF
Only seventh floor remains vacant and is actively being leased under new brokerage representation



Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019

Digital Extras
Your Voice
From Our President
Practice Management
Calendar of Events
Leading The Bar In Pursuit Of Service
2019 D.C. Bar Election Coverage
Our Membership: Adapting To A Changing Legal Landscape
Finding Community In Voluntary Bars
Bar Business: Annual Report
Member Spotlight
Enforcing the Rules feature
Global & Domestic Outlook
Worth Reading
Media Bytes
Attorney Briefs
Ask The Ethics Experts
Disciplinary Summaries
The Pro Bono Effect
Community & Connections
Last Word
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Digital Extras
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Your Voice
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - From Our President
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Practice Management
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Calendar of Events
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Leading The Bar In Pursuit Of Service
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - 2019 D.C. Bar Election Coverage
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Our Membership: Adapting To A Changing Legal Landscape
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Enforcing the Rules feature
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Finding Community In Voluntary Bars
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Bar Business: Annual Report
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Member Spotlight
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Global & Domestic Outlook
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Worth Reading
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Media Bytes
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Attorney Briefs
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Ask The Ethics Experts
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Disciplinary Summaries
Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - The Pro Bono Effect
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Community & Connections
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Washington Lawyer - July/August 2019 - Last Word
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