Message from the President


Dear Washington Bar Association Members,


Welcome to the 2017-2018 bar year! Last bar year, we received the D.C. Bar’s Voluntary Bar Association of the Year Award and the National Bar Association’s Affiliate of the Year Award. Let’s continue to build upon this legacy of excellence in the D.C. community and legal community. It is our mission to promote Equal Justice Under the Law and to fulfill the objectives and purposes of the Association, which are to improve, benefit and protect the well-being of the legal profession and its members; to enhance the professional skills of its members; to encourage professional and citizenship responsibilities among the Membership; to encourage spiritual and moral values; to advance the science of jurisprudence and the administration of justice; to improve the standards of legal education; and to encourage legal research and excellence consistent with the philosophy of Houstonian Jurisprudence.


Natalie S. Walker,
48th President of the Washington Bar Association