Membership

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Our Members

Membership in LGBT Bar Association of DC is open to lawyers, law students, and other legal professionals without regard to age, race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or transgender status. LGBT Bar Association of DC members include legal professionals from large law firms, solo and small practices, government agencies, non-profits, academia, and the judiciary. LGBT Bar Association of DC does not sell its membership list and will keep any member’s information confidential upon request.

Dues

Membership dues support all LGBT Bar Association of DC activities and are due upon joining LGBT Bar Association of DC and at the beginning of every calendar year. Dues vary according to annual income or student status. Please consider joining as a “Sustaining Member” and/or making an additional donation to support LGBT Bar Association of DC’s programs and services. You may pay dues online or mail a check payable to LGBT Bar Association of DC and this form to P.O. Box 34072, Washington, DC 20043.

Law Student Free
Annual income less than $50,000 $50.00/year
Annual Income between $50,000 and $100,000 $75.00/year
Annual Income more than $100,000 $100.00/year
Sustaining Member $150.00/year

Sustaining members receive a one-year membership; one ticket to the Holiday Gala; the option to be listed in the Holiday Gala’s event program and promotional material; and admission to the summer pool party.

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Committees

LGBT Bar Association of DC does not employ any staff and relies solely on the generosity of its volunteer members to support all its activities through one of its Committees. Members are encouraged to E-mail one of the Board or Committee members to learn about volunteer opportunities.

  • Membership Committee. Includes recruiting and retaining members, as well as coordinating the annual Membership Appreciation Event, Attorney Referral Service, monthly socials, and networking events. email hidden; JavaScript is required
  • Professional Events and Education Committee. Includes the Job Talk, seminars and CLEs, coordinating the D.C. Bar Candidates Forum, developing standards for review of the nominees and making recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding such nominees. email hidden; JavaScript is required
  • Law Student Committee includes the Mentor/Mentee program, law student outreach and recruitment, and interaction with the LGBT Bar Association of DC Education Fund. email hidden; JavaScript is required
  • Community Support and Involvement Committee includes the Whitman-Walker Estate Planning Clinic, LGBT Pride events, and other community events in which LGBT Bar Association of DC is invited to participate. email hidden; JavaScript is required
  • Annual Business Meeting and Awards Celebration Committee includes the planning and execution of LGBT Bar Association of DC’s annual business meeting and awards celebration at which LGBT Bar Association of DC recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to the LGBT community. email hidden; JavaScript is required
  • Communications Committee includes writing, editing, and publishing news releases, web content and other material, reviewing LGBT Bar Association of DC’s use of media and social media and making suggestions to the Board of Directors about publicizing events and activities to members and the community. email hidden; JavaScript is required