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Washington Council of Lawyers
We promote pro bono and public-interest law in Washington DC. Since 1971.
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Washington Council of Lawyers 2h
We couldn’t agree more!
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Washington Council of Lawyers 2h
Replying to @LegalAidDC
We’re excited to have Rachel on board!
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Tonight we welcomed eight new Board Members to our team! We are lucky to have their help as we work to promote access to justice.
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Kicking off our New Board Member Orientation with a fun ice breaker. Attendees were asked to introduce themselves and share their favorite super hero or one super power they possess. For all of our Twitter fans feel free to share yours with us!
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Washington Council of Lawyers 5h
The DMV Civil Rights Happy Hour's August meet-up happens this Thursday, August 22, at 6:30 pm at (1940 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). All are welcome! Contact Michael Perloff (mkperloff@gmail.com) for more information.
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Washington Council of Lawyers 5h
DYK: D.C. Superior Court is one jurisdiction where domestic violence survivors can seek temporary restraining orders via video appearance. Learn more about how this option can improve safety and increase access to justice. Read more here:
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Washington Council of Lawyers 9h
Thanks for sharing!
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Washington Council of Lawyers 9h
Thanks for sharing & for your great work!
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Washington Council of Lawyers 13h
Legal Services In the News: Attorneys say funding cuts to legal orgs assisting trafficking victims may prevent access to services for those who need it most. Read more here:
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 19
Check out our new article on our blog highlighting the collaboration between and in bringing legal services to SE, Washington D.C. Read more here:
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 19
What a heartwarming story! So great to see DC residents pitching in to help our young people be successful.
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 19
Welcome Back D.C. area law students! We look forward to seeing you at some of our upcoming events. Good Luck this year!
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 18
Pro bono lawyers are doing great things! Congrats to and the on this important pro bono victory involving hate crimes that occurred at American University here in D.C. Read more here:
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 17
Please consider showing us (and the many great legal services orgs in DC) some love for ! Visit our website to find ways to get involved or donate. And while you're at it, please comment and share your favorite thing about us!
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 16
In need of a Friday afternoon treat? How abt a second post! This one comes from Comms Cmte Member Ava, who recommends this book for anyone exploring . Author Tara Brach teaches locally at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington.
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 16
Happy Friday! Here's more good news of pro bono attorneys making a difference. Attorneys at secured a victory for their pro bono client & helped combat bigotry. Read more here:
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 16
⚠️Don’t miss your chance to nominate a deserving medical-legal partnership organization for this award! Deadline is today!
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 16
Happy ! Today's suggestion from Board Mem. Etienne, “Teaching Law: Justice, Politics, and the Demands of Professionalism” by Robin West discusses how the study of justice and the political sources of law can help improve the quality of legal education.
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 16
We're just ONE MONTH away from our fall kickoff! Have you registered yet? Join us for an evening of networking, and learn how to get involved in our work and gain pro bono and public-interest advocacy skills. Register here today:
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Washington Council of Lawyers Aug 16
Congratulations, and very well-deserved!
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