WBA Endorses Six D.C. Bar Candidates

The Washington Bar Association is pleased to announce the following WBA members running for DC Bar positions. Each of them have made significant contributions to the Washington Bar Association and we encourage all WBA members to support them.

Bridget Bailey Lipscomb- President-Elect



Brandes Ash- Treasurer



Paul Lee- Secretary



Rawle Andrews- Board of Governors



Vanita “Saleema” Snow- Board of Governors



Amanjot (A.J.) S. Dhaliwal- Board of Governors


Health and Wellness Back 2 School Festival

The Washington Bar Association has partnered with the Greater Washington Urban League to present a Health and Wellness Back 2 School Festival. We will need book bags, pencils, pens, notebooks, and paper to give to children. You may drop off your donations to 1775 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, by August 10, 2017.  If you are unable to purchase items, you may use the link below to make a donation and we will purchase the items for you.  Thank you in advance for supporting our community.
Financial donations accepted HERE. Please write a note that the donation is for the Back 2 School [...]

Law Day Online Tickets – SOLD OUT

Law Day Online Tickets Are SOLD OUT!
2017 Annual Law Day Dinner
May 6, 2017
6:30pm - 11:30pm


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

Register and find out more information about this event: HERE

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

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