Douglas County Bar Association

The Douglas County Bar Association (DCBA) is a nonprofit voluntary bar association that provides lawyers residing in Douglas County with a forum to network and develop professionally. The DCBA also seeks to ensure justice in this county of approximately 110,000 people is administered fairly and constitutional principles are upheld. Additionally, the Douglas County Bar Association hosts several award ceremonies to recognize members for their community outreach efforts.

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The Douglas County Bar Association hosts many social and professional development events to achieve their mission. A few of the DCBA events include happy hours on the first Thursday of every month, a Holiday Party, a Fall Party, and an annual Law Day banquet. Professional development opportunities offered to members include brown bag lunches, free access to monthly CLE’s, and Bench-Bar meetings. Additionally, the Douglas County Bar Association presents the Liberty Bell Award annually to recognize a member attorney for their community involvement.

To join the Douglas County Bar Association you must be licensed to practice law by the Kansas Supreme Court, fill out a membership application and pay an annual due of $45.00. The DCBA also offers specialty sections open to members, which include a criminal defense group, women’s attorneys group, and an ethics committee, among others.

Contact the Douglas County Bar Association

Douglas County Bar Association
P.O. Box 1966
Lawrence, KS 66044