Rochelle D. Washington


Rochelle D. Washington is a practice management advisor in the Practice Management Advisory Service (PMAS) of the D.C. Bar. She assists lawyers with the business of starting and managing a law firm. She was recognized by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center as a 2017 Woman of Legal Tech and by Fastcase as a 2017 Fastcase 50. Rochelle develops and manages the annual D.C. Bar all-day educational event, Practice 360°| A Day for Lawyers & Law Firms and the Small Firm Lunch and Learn program series.

Ms. Washington and Mr. Mills co-lead Basic Training & Beyond, a two-day, monthly, free program for small firm lawyers in D.C. and the annual multi-session Successful Small Firm Practice Course, an in-depth multi-part exploration of starting and growing a small firm. Both programs are past recipients of the ABA Gambrell Award for Professionalism.

My Sessions

Data Security and Privacy for Lawyers

Lawyers have ethical duties to secure the confidential information they have in their systems, including information from clients, third parties like banks and healthcare providers, and opposing parties. In this session, we will review the pertinent ethical rules that govern the conduct of lawyers and staff pertaining to confidentiality, privacy, and security of data. We […]