Strategic  Plan

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On June 9, 2020, 理事会批准了战略计划,该计划将作为澳门赌场官网协会未来五年愿景的基础.

该计划的六个优先事项集中在澳门赌场官网协会在法律专业领域领先的愿景上, 授权人, 增强成员价值, providing public service and professional excellence, 促进社区和联系, and encouraging organizational and operational excellence.


在2019年秋天, President Susan Hoffman appointed a Strategic Planning Committee, 由前总统蒂姆·韦伯斯特主持. 委员会成员的选出代表了澳门赌场官网协会110名会员的广泛利益,000+强大的会员基础. 美国澳门赌场官网协会的澳门赌场官网服务部被聘为顾问,以促进这一进程.

委员会首先调查了法律环境,并完成了对澳门赌场官网事务所项目和服务的深入评估. 我们的核心价值观是多元化, equity, and inclusion were given significant emphasis throughout planning discussions. 随后进行了全面的利益相关者分析. To ensure priorities reflected the voices of all members, the Committee distributed a member-wide survey.

Once survey findings were aggregated and analyzed, topics and questions were drafted for focus groups and one-on-one interviews. Over six months, the Committee conducted dozens of facilitated discussions with members, staff, 机构合作伙伴, 以及法律专业人士和社区领导人获得额外的投入并最终确定框架.

Looking Ahead


在未来几个月, 行政领导和工作人员将与理事会密切合作,实施该计划. Immediate next steps include identifying organizational implications of the priorities and objectives; scoping and executing projects bound by performance metrics; and continuously reporting progress.

For the plan to truly reflect the voice of the membership, 鼓励个人成员在未来几个月内分享他们的反馈.

The framework below integrates multiple interests and needs. 它提供了方向,同时给予澳门赌场官网根据情况进行调整的灵活性. It addresses immediate member and Bar needs, 并鼓励澳门赌场官网公会探索影响行业的长期趋势. Finally, 它平衡了大澳门赌场官网服务公众利益的责任,同时也支持美国的个别澳门赌场官网.C.都市区和全球.

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“我们希望战略计划将提供方向和优先事项,以指导澳门赌场官网,并在未来五年充满挑战的时期和不断变化的法律环境中有效地为我们的会员服务.” -苏珊·霍夫曼,总裁

“The Strategic Planning Committee worked hard to provide the D.C. 用一个重要的工具来指导未来五年的组织政策和计划, not just a ‘paper tiger’ that would sit on the shelf.  我们在制定2015-2020年计划委员会出色工作的基础上,更新和微调了新十年的战略目标.” - Timothy Webster, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee

D.C. 酒吧策略计划

Strategic Priority 1: Leading Within the Legal Profession


  • 认识并探索地区、国家和全球法律实践的影响

  • 培养优先考虑澳门赌场官网和法律系学生健康的专业文化

  • Support innovations that result in increased access to legal services

  • Promote the integrity of a self-regulated profession

Engage in collaborative problem solving to address systemic challenges.

  • 就法律专业和司法行政的重要问题,与司法伙伴和持份者合作

  • 鼓励多样性, equity, 让法律界更包容,以提高公众对法治的尊重和对司法制度的信任

  • Raise public awareness of the importance of legal services, the rule of law, 司法独立

Strategic Priority 2: Empowering Individuals

Cultivate opportunities to strengthen professional growth.

  • Assist members in adapting to the changing legal economy

  • Ensure D.C. Bar programs and structures reflect the diverse interests of the membership


  • 协助D的新成员.C. 从法学院过渡到澳门赌场官网协会

  • Offer opportunities for members to develop business and leadership skills

  • Equip members to effectively navigate the demands of modern legal practice

  • Support lawyers who are exploring career transitions

Strategic Priority 3: Enhancing Member Value


  • 与成员进行持续对话,以更好地理解和预测D.C. 酒吧可以为他们服务

  • 确保产品, services, 沟通具有成本效益,并针对会员的具体实践需求

  • 增加多通道访问D.C. Bar products, services, and communications


  • 在所有成员和社区与D的交互中优先考虑用户体验的易用性.C. Bar

  • Continue to enhance online and remote access to D.C. 酒吧项目和服务

Strategic Priority 4: Providing Public Service and Professional Excellence

Promote 诉诸司法 to protect the integrity of the justice system.

  • 推进办法,增加向无力负担民事法律服务的人提供民事法律服务

  • 支持澳门赌场官网履行其道德义务,为经济拮据的客户贡献时间和资源

  • 增加获得法律信息和获得澳门赌场官网和法律服务方面的指导


  • 提供前沿信息,帮助会员增强数据完整性和安全性

  • Help members understand and leverage technology to ensure proficiency

  • Advance the use of technology to serve the best interests of clients

Advance the highest ethical standards among D.C. Bar members.

  • Promote the highest ethical standards to maintain a self-regulated profession

  • Educate our members about their ethical obligations, 包括与技术熟练程度有关的,为经济能力有限的人提供法律服务的

  • 监测不断变化的法律环境,并对道德规则和义务提出适当的修改建议

  • Promote a culture that values civility and professionalism.

Strategic Priority 5: Fostering Community and Connections

激励会员查看D.C. 作为他们选择的法律团体.

  • 鼓励会员与D.C. 酒吧和彼此

  • Provide members with diverse engagement opportunities

Bridge both practice area and demographic spectrums.

  • Promote innovative connection opportunities that speak to member interests

  • Expand opportunities for law students to connect with the D.C. Bar

Strengthen national and global connections.

  • Support and engage members located outside the metropolitan area

  • 加强与国家的联系, national, 以及国际澳门赌场官网协会,以便更好地服务于大都市地区以外的成员

Strategic Priority 6: Encouraging Organizational and Operational Excellence

Communicate effectively with members to create greater understanding of the D.C. Bar.

  • 建立对D的认识.C. 酒吧的核心功能和服务

  • Increase member access to points of engagement

  • Develop targeted messaging that aligns with individual member preferences

  • Maximize consistency in brand messaging across business units


  • 促进适应性, flexible, and nimble staff culture and processes to ensure safety, productivity, 业务连续性

  • 使员工技能与新出现的规划、技术和管理需求保持一致

  • 通过制定满足成员和工作人员需要的灵活政策,适应大流行后的环境


  • Ensure that the Member Connection Space is accessible, convenient, and safe

  • 优化D的使用.C. 酒吧总部作为聚会场所

Sustain a strong fiscal position and effective use of resources.

  • 参与应急计划,以应对法律经济可能出现的中断, including potential declines in membership applications or renewals

  • Engage in financial forecasting to anticipate the D.C. 酒吧的短期和长期财务需求,包括保持足够的储备

Collaborate with voluntary bar associations and other partner organizations.

  • 发展领导力管道,承诺领导力反映D的多样性.C. 酒吧里的成员

  • Augment the exchange of information for mutual benefit
  • Promote the shared values of professionalism, 诉诸司法, 以及法治的重要性