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Your Next Chapter: A Woman’s Guide to a Successful Retirement

By Lindsey Collins Authors Alexandra Armstrong and Mary Donahue joined the WBA for a discussion regarding strategies for transitioning from a busy legal career to a successful retirement, based on their book Your Next Chapter: A Woman’s Guide to a Successful Retirement. The book is written from the Armstrong’s and Donahue’s combined experiences as a [...]

By |2021-04-17T18:16:02+00:00April 17th, 2021|Blog, Events|0 Comments

4 Things to Consider When Mulling a Lateral Move

By Lauren Drake, Partner, Macrae If lawyers worked out of offices these days, the question repeatedly whispered around the watercooler (or its more modern equivalent) would likely be “So, are you thinking of moving?” Current demand for talented associates is, in the words of one reporter, “absurdly absurd.” And, from where I stand as a [...]

By |2021-04-16T17:08:05+00:00April 16th, 2021|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Event Wrap Up: Demystifying LinkedIn

Demystifying LinkedIn: Breaking Down the Roadblocks to Building an Authentic LinkedIn Presence By Lindsey Collins Risa McMahon, Business Development Director at Greensfelder and Gale, joined the WBADC for a webinar in May 2020 focused on tips and tricks to stand out among LinkedIn’s 575 million members. McMahon described the professional social media platform as the [...]

By |2021-03-22T23:18:47+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Blog, Events|0 Comments

The WBA Endorses H.R. 51 and S. 51: The Washington, D.C. Admission Act

The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“WBA”) takes seriously its mission to promote the administration of justice. In service to this mission, since its founding in 1917, the WBA has actively supported and advocated for D.C. suffrage. Indeed, in its very first year, the WBA supported a Joint Resolution of the U.S. [...]

By |2021-03-08T17:32:43+00:00March 8th, 2021|Blog, Statement|0 Comments

ABA Men in the Mix Report and Toolkit

CHICAGO, March 1, 2021 — A new report from the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession called “Men in the Mix: How to Engage Men on Issues Related to Gender in the Legal Profession,” looks at how male colleagues can become allies in the ongoing journey to reach gender equity. The report is based [...]

By |2021-03-08T17:33:13+00:00March 1st, 2021|Blog, News|0 Comments

The WBA Strongly Condemns the Violent Insurrection and Demands Immediate Action

As John Adams said, the United States of America must have “a government of laws, and not of men.”   The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“WBA”) takes seriously its mission to maintain the honor and integrity of the legal profession and to promote the administration of justice. To that end, [...]

By |2021-01-12T17:32:39+00:00January 7th, 2021|Blog, Statement|0 Comments

WBA is Accepting Endorsement Requests for Executive & Judiciary Appointments

The incoming Biden-Harris administration has promised to fill important government positions with diverse professionals. The WBA supports the incoming administration’s commitment, which is consistent with the WBA’s long-standing commitment to support the advancement of women into positions of executive branch leadership, the judiciary and other positions of power. To that end, the WBA will accept [...]

By |2021-01-12T18:57:44+00:00December 7th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

WBA Congratulates Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris

For the first time in the nation’s history, a woman has been elected to serve as Vice President of the United States.  The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“WBA”) congratulates Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris on her historic achievement. In a moment of extreme divisiveness, the WBA is heartened and encouraged by the [...]

By |2021-01-12T19:07:52+00:00November 8th, 2020|Blog, Statement|0 Comments

The WBA Mourns the Passing of a Trailblazer, the Honorable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We all stand on her shoulders. The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (“WBA”) mourns the passing of the Honorable Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the chief architect of the battle for women’s legal rights and the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Justice Ginsburg was a trailblazing lawyer [...]

By |2021-01-12T17:22:56+00:00September 9th, 2020|Statement|0 Comments

The WBA Stands with Judge Esther Salas

The WBA extends its deepest sympathy to federal Judge Esther Salas, her husband, her family, her colleagues, the city of Newark, and the township of North Brunswick, and to the judiciary. On July 19, 2020, a self-proclaimed “men’s rights” and “anti-feminist” lawyer attacked Judge Salas and her family, and by the time that unspeakable attack [...]

By |2021-01-12T19:14:35+00:00July 30th, 2020|Blog, Statement|0 Comments
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