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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 and encourages community awareness and a commitment to service and civil rights.

YLD Traditions. In addition to its professional and community endeavors, YLD provides many opportunities to its members for developing a social network through hosting happy hours, retreats and professional events with law firms and other bar associations. YLD is also committed to mentoring law students through our bar mentorship program for 3Ls and our annual career fair for law students.

For more information about the Washington Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, please see the YLD website at www.wbayld.org.

Executive Board


Preston Mitchum, JD, LL.M

Preston Mitchum


Lucrecia P. Johnson

Lucrecia P. Johnson



Andre B. Cotten

Andre' B. Cotten

Vice Chair

Alexandra L. Cohen

Alexandra L. Cohen


John Waller

John Waller


Committee Chairs

Community Service

Robert Baldwin III, Esq.
Alexandra Cohen, Esq.
​Brent Radcliff, Esq.

Professional Development

Monica Clark, Esq.
Alicia McNeal, Esq.
Stephanie Locke, Esq.

Networking & Social Engagement

Jemar Daniel, Esq.
Jaamal Jennings, Esq.
Pia Winston, Esq.

Committee on Legislative Affairs

Temi Bennett, Esq.
Jennifer Blemur, Esq.
Victoria Clark, Esq.

Social Justice

Geoffrey T. Witherspoon II, Esq.
Marques Banks, Esq.

Corporate Counsel

Kenny Alce, Esq.
Renee-Lauren Ellis, Esq.
Niky Wooding, Esq.

Special Events

Onika Williams, Esq.
​Nicholas Austin, Esq.

Raising the Bar Initiative

Wayne Connor, Esq.
Derrick Petit, Esq.