D.C. Bar Program: Career Strategies and Options for Contract Attorneys

Register and find out more information about this event: HERE

Oil & Gas Law

Venture Capital Law

WBA Statement on the Passing of Justice Antonin Scalia

WBA statement on the passing of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

The Washington Bar Association sends our condolences to the family of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Justice Scalia was a creative scholar and wordsmith who made sure  that his voice was always heard. The Washington Bar Association provides a platform by which we give voice to those whose voices are unheard. It is the mission of the Washington Bar Association to advance the science of jurisprudence and the administration of justice so, we applaud President Barack Obama's pledge to "fulfill constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor [...]

2016 Career Fair Employers List

Thirteenth Annual Washington Bar Association (WBA) Career Fair Employer List. Deadline for employers to sign up to participate in the WBA  Career Fair is February 23, 2016. This list will be updated.

Pennsylvania Office Consumer Advocate (OCA):  The OCA is the statutory representative of Pennsylvania's consumers of regulated electric, gas, telephone, water and wastewater services.   Summer Internship, School-year internship, Paid position.
Fay Law Group PLLC: Labor/Employment; Civil Rights; Litigation; Contract Law.   Summer Internship, School-year internship, Volunteer position.
The DGO Law Group, PLLC    Employment Law, Civil Rights, Family Law, Personal Injury.  Summer Internship, School-year internship.
The Public Defender Service for the District [...]

WBA Hall of Fame Nominations Criteria

Criteria and Requirements for Hall of Fame Nominations
The Board of Directors of the Washington Bar Association has adopted the following criteria and requirements for the submission of names to be considered for induction into its Hall of Fame:


The criteria for nomination are that the individual:

(1) Must be a member of the Washington Bar Association;

(2) Has practiced law for at least 25 years, and

(3) Has made significant contributions to the cause for equal justice under law and to the profession.


The requirements that must be followed in the nomination process are as follows:

(1) The individual making the nomination [...]

Ollie May Cooper Speaker Books for Sale at OMC Event

Ollie May Cooper Founders Lecturer books for sale:

"Freeman" by Leonard Pitts, Jr.


"Arbitrary Justice: The Power of the American Prosecutor" by Angela J. Davis

Passing of Judge William E. Fowler

The board of directors, officers and members of the Washington Bar Association mourn the passing of the late Judge William E. Fowler.  Judge Fowler was a federal administrative law judge.  He was inducted into the Washington Bar Association's Hall of Fame in 2008.

Judge Fowler's obituary notice appeared in yesterday's Washington Post.

National Bar Association 2015 Election Results

Please join me in congratulating WBA and Region XII members who have been elected to NBA positions.

NBA President Elect: WBA Past President Kevin Judd

Board members at large: WBA Past President: Iris Mccollum Green and WBA Member: Lani P. Shaw

We are so proud of you!

Karen E. Evans
Washington Bar Association

To view the official NBA 2015 Convention Election Results, click here: 2015_Convention_Election_Results

Washington Bar Association Members Running for DC Bar positions



Arian June
For DC Bar Board of Governors

A Dedicated Leader

My leadership experience within the DC legal community, the Bar and other voluntary bar associations has given me a strong foundation for serving on the Board of Governors.

A Commitment to Service

I share the DC Bar’s commitment to public service and increasing access to justice.

A Vision for the Future

I am committed to enhancing what the Bar does well, and to engaging in the strategic thinking and planning necessary to ensure the Bar’s future success.

Key Priorities for the DC Bar

Engagement - Expand initiatives to increase member engagement and make the Bar more relevant for its [...]

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