Membership in the Washington Bar Association, one of the first African American bars in the United States, allows you to grow your professional network and enhance your career. The WBA hosts numerous law and community focused events throughout the year for its members, and partners with other organizations within the D.C. community to provide WBA members with great opportunities to meet new professionals. Thanks to the association’s dedicated membership, the WBA is able to thrive and continue its missions to enrich the legal community..