District of Columbia Bar Associations
District of Columbia Bar Associations - Statewide
- District of Columbia Bar Association, Washington
Founded in 1956 as a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, the Foundation of The BAR Association of the District of Columbia supports research and educational programs relating to the administration of justice and makes grants to fund programs that provide legal services affecting children in the District of Columbia. Projects and organizations which have received Foundation support during the past several years include the following:
- District of Columbia Bar, Washington
The Barís mission is to provide service to the profession, the courts, and the community. The purposes of the Bar are to aid the court in carrying on and improving the administration of justice; to foster and maintain high ideals of integrity, learning, competence in public service, and high standards of conduct; to safeguard the proper professional interest of the members of the Bar; to encourage the formation and activities of volunteer bar associations; to provide a forum for and to publish information relating to the discussion of subjects pertaining to the practice of law, the science of jurisprudence and law reform, and the relations of the Bar to the public; and to carry on a continuing program of legal research and education and make reports and recommendations in the technical fields of substantive law, practice, and procedure, so that the public responsibility of the legal professional is more effectively discharged.CLE
- Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Washington
The Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia ( "HBA-DC" ), a non-profit organization, was founded in 1977 as the Hispanic Lawyers Association. Its membership includes several hundred lawyers practicing in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia, Latino students attending local law schools, and other non-lawyers who join as associate members. The HBA-DC is affiliated with the Hispanic National Bar Association, a national network of Hispanic lawyers and bar associations.
- South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C., Washington
The South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C. (SABA-DC) is a voluntary bar association dedicated to the needs, concerns, and interests of the South Asian American legal community in the Washington, DC area. SABA-DC was founded in 2001 as the successor to the Indian-American Bar Association of Washington, D.C. (IABA-DC). SABA-DCís key objectives are to: Advance the professional development of South Asian American lawyers and law students; Provide a forum for professional and social networking; Increase awareness and dialogue regarding legal issues concerning South Asian Americans; Improve access to legal services for the South Asian American community, particularly among the least fortunate; and Promote a greater understanding of the legal, political, economic, and cultural environment of South Asia.
- Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Washington
Maintaining the honor and integrity of the profession; promoting the administration of justice; advancing and protecting the interests of women lawyers; promoting their mutual improvement; and encouraging a spirit of friendship among our members.
District of Columbia Bar Associations - Local
- Energy Bar Association (EBA), Washington
The Energy Bar Association (eba) Is A Non-profit Voluntary Association Of Attorneys, Non-attorney Professionals, And Students, The Energy Bar Association (EBA) is a non-profit voluntary association of attorneys, non-attorney professionals, and students, whose mission is to promote the professional excellence and ethical integrity of its members in the practice, administration, and development of energy laws, regulations and policies. Established in 1946 as the Federal Power Bar Association, the Association generally was focused on those lawyers practicing energy regulatory law at the federal level. In 1977, the organization changed its name to the Federal Energy Bar Association to reflect the name change of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Today, the Energy Bar Association is an international, non-profit association of members active in all areas of energy law. It has over 2400 members, six formal chapters accross the U.S. and an increasing number of members across the United States and Canada.
- Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA), Washington
The Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) is a volunteer organization of attorneys, engineers, consultants, economists, government officials and law students involved in the study, development, interpretation and practice of communications and information technology law and policy. Three thousand members strong, the FCBA has been the leading bar association for communications lawyers and other professionals since 1936.CLE