District of Columbia Lawyer Discipline

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Become admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia?

The Committee on Admissions reviews all applications for admission to the District of Columbia Bar. The Committee receives more than 3, 500 applications per year which includes admission on motion, by examination, and licensure as a Special Legal Consultant. For more information visit the Committee on Admissions homepage.

obtain written verification of my membership in the D.C. Bar?

The Committee on Admissions issues certificates of good standing to members of the Bar and processes orders for engraved wall certificates. Certificates concerning discipline are issued by the D.C. Office of Bar Counsel. For more information visit the Committee on Admissions homepage.

argue a case in the District of Columbia Courts if I am not a member of the D.C. Bar?

The Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law monitors motions made by attorneys from other jurisdictions for permission to appear pro hac vice in the District of Columbia Courts. For more information visit the Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law homepage.

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