Deutscher Anwaltverein – German Bar Association
Scope of the Association: Safeguarding, protection and promotion of all professional and economical interests of the Bar, notary lawyers included, especially by promoting administration of justice and legislation, education and further training, encouragement of professional solidarity and scientific spirit among lawyers. It aimes at uniting all lawyers in Germany. The association observes political and confessional neutrality.
Members: 68.000 lawyers in 254 associations of lawyers worldwide.
President: Rechtsanwalt Prof. Dr. Ewer, Kiel
Vice-presidents: RAin Dr. Astrid Auer-Reinsdorff, Berlin, RAinNin Edith Kindermann, Bremen, RA Dr. Friedwald Lübbert, Bonn, RAin Verena Mittendorf, Hildesheim, RA Oskar Riedmeyer, München, RAuN Herbert Schons, Duisburg, RA Prof. Dr. Friedrich Graf von Westphalen, Köln.
Executive Director: Rechtsanwalt Dr. Cord Brügmann.
Press and Public Relations Service: Rechtsanwalt Swen Walentowski, phone 00 49/30/72 61 52-129, walentowski [at] anwaltverein.de
Services provided: Information about any issue regarding the profession. Promotion of communication among colleagues. Opinions by the Committees on Legislation regarding national draft laws and draft directives of the European Community, hence influence on parliamentary intentions in Germany and Europe. Working groups organising conventions and seminars on different branches of law. Publishing of publicity leaflets and booklets for collective publicity/office publicity. The DAV organizes for the Deutsche Anwaltakademie association twice a year a „Convention für Junior Lawyers – Success in the Legal Profession„ which assists lawyers when starting in the legal profession.
Professional magazine: “Anwaltsblatt", circulation figure: 66.700
Editors: Rechtsanwalt Dr. Nicolas Lührig, Rechtsanwalt Udo Henke, phone 00 49/30/72 61 52-152, -126, luehrig [at] anwaltverein.de, henke [at] anwaltverein.de
Publication: “Ratgeber des Deutschen Anwaltvereins“, practical hints for junior lawyers, 11th edition 2006.
International Department: Rechtsanwalt Franz Peter Altemeier, phone 00 49/30/72 61 52-127, altemeier [at] anwaltverein.de
EU-Department: Rechtsanwaeltin Eva Schriever, LL.M, phone 0032 (0)2 2802812, schriever [at] eu.anwaltverein.de
Rechtsanwältin Eva Schriever
Rue Joseph II, 40
phone 00 32/2/2 80 28 12,
fax 00 32/2/2 80 28 13
bruessel [at] eu.anwaltverein.de
Gesellschaft für Aus- und Fortbildung sowie Serviceleistungen mbH
(Company for Education and Further Training as well as Services Ltd.)
phone 00 49/30/72 61 53-0
fax 00 49/30/72 61 52-111
Deutscher Anwaltverlag & Institut der Anwaltschaft GmbH
phone 00 49/228/919 11-0
fax 00 49/228/919 11-23