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VOLUME 31, NO. 9

05 YOUR VOICE

48 ATTORNEY BRIEFS

06 FROM OUR PRESIDENT

50 ASK THE ETHICS EXPERTS

08 OUR MEMBERSHIP

52 TAKING THE STAND

1 0 CAREER & PROFESSIONAL

54 COMMUNITY & CONNECTIONS

DEVELOPMENT

12 PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

56 LAST WORD

14 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
16 GOVERNMENT & GAVEL
18 FEATURE

From Power Attorney to
Power Advocate: Raising
a Special Needs Child,
Finding a New Career Path

22 FEATURE

Difficult Clients: What to
Do and When to Let Go

26 PROFILE

Meet Rebecca Troth:
New D.C. Bar Pro Bono
Center Executive Director

37 PROFILE

2017-18 D.C. Bar Elections
Candidates

40 MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
42 GLOBAL & DOMESTIC

DIFFICULT
CLIENTS

OUTLOOK

44 WORTH READING

See Feature
page 22

& MEDIA BYTES

46 PARTNERS' PERSPECTIVE
Nationwide, more than 80 law
firm mergers or acquisitions were
announced during 2016.

ON THE COVER: Heather Sachs, from power lawyer
to power advocate, feature page 18.

Cover photo: Courtesy of Heather Sachs
Photo this page: Kontrec/E+/Getty Images
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