Richard B. Bar Attorney at Law

Richard B. Bar


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  • George Washington University (Juris Doctor, 1986)
  • Skidmore College (B.A., summa cum laude, 1983)
    • Highest Honors
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 1987
  • Maryland, 1987
  • Pennsylvania, 1986

Richard B. Bar

Richard Bar is the Chief Financial Officer of GKG Law. Rich has been practicing law for more than 25 years.  He is outside general legal counsel to his for-profit and non-profit clients.  Rich advises his clients in all areas of the law, including corporate compliance, corporate governance, non-profit law, credentialing, contracts, corporate transactions, real estate, employment, and intellectual property.  In addition, Rich specializes in the certification and credentialing areas.  He has helped design and implement certification and credentialing programs for several of his clients, including the creation, administration and compliance procedures relating to these programs’ codes of ethics and standards of practice.

Professional Background

  • Clerk, Honorable Albert Blinder, Supreme Court, New York,1984

Honors and Publications

  • Selected as one of Washington, D.C.’s top lawyers by Washingtonian Magazine
  • Frequent writer for numerous trade association journals and periodicals relating to accreditation, corporate governance, corporate documentation and management, hotel and convention contracts and antitrust matters

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland
  • American Society of Association Executives


  • Speaker at Certification Institute CEO Summits
  • Speaker and presenter at National Organization for Competency Assurance annual convention
  • Presenter to D.C. Certification Networking Group
  • Speaker at ASAE Annual Meeting for association executives
  • Speaker at NBI corporate and real estate transactional seminars

Civic & Professional Activities

  • Coach youth basketball, baseball and soccer
  • Play basketball
  • Avid music lover