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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

The District of Columbia Bar

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

May 03,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018

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Senior Program Attorney Duties: The candidate assists with advising Communities on the development of program content, including developing and reviewing program handouts, course materials and detailed descriptions. Assists in designing individual Continuing Legal Education (CLE) classes. Reports to the Director, Communities. Coordinates with Communities volunteer leaders, program planners and speakers to recruit, support and facilitate the development of program content and descriptions for publication and release. Creates, maintains and manages an overall Communities’ curriculum calendar, as well as calendars for the 20 individual Communities for the programming year. Coordinates the development and publication of program materials, assists speakers with program materials by conducting internet research and acquires any relevant copyright permissions. Identifies program proposals for non-CLE Communities programming. Coordinates with CLE for adapting and/or for CLE courses if adaptable and qualified under specified accreditation standards. Serves as a staff liaison to the Communities Committee that makes recommendations to the strengthen Communities program content, increasing program options as well as enhancing and monitoring the quality of programs across all 20 Communities. Adapts material presented to CLE for consideration into Communities programming when content appropriate. Serves as a liaison to outside organizations and individuals who submit program proposals for Communities co-sponsorships and/or for approval by the CLE Committee. Coordinates the CLE Committee process for review of Communities requests to cosponsor CLE events with non-Bar entities. Assists with recruiting and supporting of faculty volunteers. Works with Communities’ and CLE leaders to identify and develop topics for CLE classes cosponsored with Communities. Assists in identifying, reviewing and recommending educational programs for presentation at the D.C. Judicial and Bar Conference. Attends Communities and CLE programs to develop supplemental course content as well as to evaluate effectiveness of Communities programming. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification:The candidate should have JD degree from an ABA accredited law school with 2+ years of relevant work experience. Should be an active member of the D.C. Bar or eligible to become an active D.C. Bar member. If not an active member of the D.C. Bar must apply for admission to the Bar within two months of beginning employment with the Bar. Must be proficient in database management and MS Office applications. Strong verbal and written communication skill is essential.

Additional info

Requisition ID1177 Send resume. Apply online. No emails.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The District of Columbia Bar
1101 K Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005