Bridget Bailey Lipscomb

Bridget Bailey Lipscomb, a Civil Division Assistant Director with the Department of Justice, is Second Vice President for the Washington Bar Association, a member of the District of Columbia Bar Board of Governors, several other volunteer bar associations, many community service organizations, and a former member of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Board on Professional Responsibility Hearing Committee.

Prior to moving to the Washington, D.C. area, she was active in many volunteer bar associations, including the Knoxville Bar Association where she was the first African American elected by the membership to serve on the Board of Governors, American Bar Association where she chaired the Young Lawyers Division Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Hamilton Burnett Inn of Court, Knoxville Legal Aid Campaign Committee, sat on several boards for non-profit organizations and received many appointments including those by the Tennessee Supreme Court, Governor of Tennessee and Mayor of Knoxville.  She graduated from Grambling State University summa cum laude and University of Tennessee College of Law.