Our Locations

P.O. BOX 56551, Washington, DC 20040

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+1 (202) 349-1059

Email Address

info@washingtonbar.org

 

  • Mission 1

    To Improve, Benefit and Protect the Well-Being of the Legal Profession and Its Members

  • Mission 2

    To Enhance the Professional Skills of Its Members

  • Mission 3

    To Encourage Professional and Citizenship Responsibilities Among the Membership

  • Mission 4

    To Encourage Spiritual and Moral Values

  • Mission 5

    To Advance the Science of Jurisprudence and the Administration of Justice

  • Mission 6

    To Improve the Standards of Legal Education

  • Mission 7

    To Improve the Standards of Legal Education; And, to Encourage Legal Research and Excellence Consistent with the Philosophy of Houstonian Jurisprudence

Who We Are

Discover our objectives and purposes, rich history, and plans for the future here.

What We Do

We hosts numerous events, partners with other organizations, and encourages its members to maintain a high standard of excellence in the community. Learn more here.

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Any lawyer in good standing of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, or the Bar of the highest court of any State, Commonwealth, Territory, or Possession of the United States shall be eligible for Regular or Sustaining Membership in the Association.
Any appointed and/or elected judicial officer in good standing of the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, or the Bar of the highest court of any State, Commonwealth, Territory, or Possession of the United States shall be eligible.
Any lawyer meeting the requirements of regular membership and showing that the lawyers has been a member of the bar five (5) years or less or the lawyer is thirty six (36) years or under. Click here to learn more about the YLD
Any lawyer who meets the requirements of a regular membership and makes the designated lump sum payment of one time dues. Life members attend paid events without additional cost, no longer pay annual dues, and receive special recognition.
A student matriculating at any accredited law school of any State, Commonwealth, Territory or Possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia shall be eligible for Student Membership.
Associate Membership may be available to law firms, paralegals, professors, retired attorneys and graduates who have not yet passed a Bar. Associate members are eligible for membership benefits, designated by the Board. However, Associate members do not have voting privileges in the Association.
In the month of June.
The Bar year typically begins on the first Day of September, and ends on the day following the annual meeting in June.
Typically the first weekend in May. Please check the website annually for the exact date.

What we do

The WBA hosts numerous events, partners with other organizations, and encourages its members to maintain a high standard of excellence in the community. All of these efforts are dedicated to ensuring that the WBA is successful in carrying on the mission of its founders.

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Advocacy

The WBA takes an active role in advocating for the philosophies and principles embodied during the founding of the association.

Public Service

The Washington Bar Association is committed to serving the legal community and the community in which we live.

professional development

We strives to enhance the professional skills of its members and encourages its members to achieve legal excellence consistent with the philosophy of Houstonian Jurisprudence.

judicial selection and evaluation committee

We play an active role in advancing members of the Washington DC legal community by endorsing candidates for important legal positions, such as the bench and NBA bar leadership positions.

 

Judicial Council Division

To accommodate the interests of a younger generation of judicial officers, and to direct more attention to local issues, in September 1999, the WBA created the Judicial Council Division of the Bar Association.

Law Students  Division

The LSD is a pipeline for the law students to establish relationships with Law Students, Attorneys, Judges, and other legal professionals during their law school career.

Young Lawyers Division

This group of approximately 200 young attorneys practicing in the Washington metropolitan area provides networking and professional development opportunities for its members.

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P.O. Box 56551,
Washington, DC 20040
USA
Phone: (202) 349-1059
Fax: (202) 659-4082
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