The Alexandria Bar Association is a community of professionals
working together to improve the quality of the legal environment through networking
and by serving the people of Alexandria.
The Alexandria Bar Association
~ Serving Alexandria Since 1928 ~
The Alexandria Bar Association has been serving the community for over 80 years. Our membership is comprised mainly of small firms and solo practitioners located in and around the City of Alexandria, but we do have members throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Currently the membership is 400 active members.
Collegiality is the hallmark of our association. From September through May, members meet at monthly dinners on the third Thursday. Networking lunches are all year around on the first Thursday of each month. Our first meeting in the fall is a cruise on the Potomac; in October and November we have speakers on various topics; our Bench-Bar Dialogue is in December; January is a dinner followed by a CLE in ethics; February is the Gridiron (dinner, satirical skits and shameless parody); March is a dinner with CLE; April is the Beat the Odds Ceremony and Foundation Grant Awards; May is the annual meeting and election of officers; June is the family picnic.
Communication from bar office and the board of directors is provided by a weekly email blast and a bi-monthly newsletter, the OYEZ. Communications among members is facilitated by a list serve for members only.
We provide a wide variety of Continuing Legal Education classes from September through October 31. We also have a CLE Marathon at the end of October where you may obtain all 12 hours of CLEs including 2 hours of ethics in three 4 hour sessions. As a member of this bar you may attend the CLEs at a discounted rate, while non-members pay full tuition. For information about current CLEs offered, the locations and times, click here.
The Alexandria Lawyer Referral Service provides referrals for clients who want to schedule a half-hour consultation with an attorney who is a member of the service. For information about the Alexandria Lawyer Referral Service, click here.