Joint Statement Condemning the U.S. Supreme Court Decision and Underlying Reasoning in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health

Women Lawyers On Guard Inc., National Association of Women Lawyers, and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia submitted an amicus brief on behalf of women’s legal organizations in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.[1] Our brief challenged Mississippi’s unconstitutional 15-week ban on abortion as a violation [...]

By |2022-06-24T20:48:15+00:00June 24th, 2022|Blog, Statement|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Paige Gold

Paige Gold is an attorney/MBA with broad knowledge of local and national entertainment production gleaned from years of experience in Los Angeles television and movie production, followed by a decade practicing Los Angeles entertainment law. She is currently a solo practitioner at the Law Office of Paige Gold. Raised in the Washington, DC metropolitan [...]

By |2022-06-15T15:37:35+00:00June 22nd, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Message from the President, Candace Beck

Welcome WBA Members and Friends! Thank you for the honor and opportunity to serve as your Women’s Bar Association President for the 2022-2023 Bar year. I am very excited to lead and work together with all of you this year. It is because of my own story and the stories I hear from my [...]

By |2022-06-15T04:33:01+00:00June 8th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: April Randall

April R. Randall is a Senior Legislative Advisor for the DC Government. A current member of the WBA Board of Directors, and co-chair of the Programs and Governance Committee, she is 2003 graduate of Wellesley College (BA in Economics with a minor in Psychology) and a 2006 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of [...]

By |2022-06-08T16:25:12+00:00June 8th, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Event Wrap Up: Critical Race Theory – Understanding a Legal Practice Gone Viral

In Case You Missed It! On February 28, 2022, the last day of Black History Month, the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA) presented, “Critical Race Theory: Understanding a Legal Practice Gone Viral.”  The star panel -- Janel George, Georgetown University Associate Professor of Law, Pat Hynes, Washington Area Boards of Education [...]

By |2022-05-04T01:41:25+00:00May 4th, 2022|Blog, Events|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Dr. Deborah Foster

Deborah Foster is a Partner at Edgeworth Economics (one of the WBA’s Vendor Sponsors). She holds a PhD in economics and MA in economics, both from Michigan State University. She earned her BS in business and economics from Trinity University. Dr. Foster told us: “Most people who go to graduate school in economics want to [...]

By |2022-04-28T16:59:12+00:00May 3rd, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Sarah Mugmon

Sarah Mugmon is an employment attorney at the Lipp Law Firm, PC. She has a pragmatic approach to client counseling and a knack for negotiating solid settlement agreements, regardless of whether her clients are businesses or individuals. In her free time, you can find her attending group fitness classes around DC, visiting family and friends [...]

By |2022-04-13T19:24:41+00:00April 20th, 2022|Blog, Member Spotlight|0 Comments

WBA President Speaks at ABA 2022 Bar Leadership Institute

By Bridget Bailey Lipscomb, WBA President, 2021-2022 One of the many perks of serving as President of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA) is having the opportunity to speak about WBA’s prolific programs. Accordingly, I had the honor of representing the WBA at the ABA 2022 Bar Leadership Institute (BLI) during [...]

By |2022-04-13T19:10:43+00:00April 13th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

WBA Announces 2022 Woman Lawyer of the Year: Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring

The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA) will honor Honorable Anita Josey-Herring as the 2022 WBA Woman Lawyer of the Year. When she was named as Chief Judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court in October 2020, she became the first woman to hold the position. The Woman Lawyer of the [...]

By |2022-04-12T16:22:41+00:00April 12th, 2022|Blog, Events, News|0 Comments
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