Congratulations Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring!

The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia congratulates Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring on the historic accomplishment of being named as Chief Judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court. She is the first woman to hold this position. At this critical point in the Superior Court’s (and our nation's) history, proven leadership, ingenuity, and a commitment to [...]

By |2021-01-12T19:20:46+00:00July 28th, 2020|Blog, Statement|0 Comments

The WBA Condemns Systemic Racism: A Call to Action

The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery are only the latest in a long history of unnecessary and violent deaths of Black Americans, each of which demonstrates that systemic racism is a present and persistent feature of American society. In addition to outright violence, we have seen the ease with [...]

By |2021-01-12T19:20:26+00:00June 5th, 2020|Blog, Statement|0 Comments

WBA Response to Coronavirus

The health and welfare of our members and the community is of the utmost importance to us. We enjoy gathering with our WBA sisters and friends, but in light of the current situation, the Women’s Bar Association has decided to postpone or change the format of our events in the coming weeks: The Women’s History [...]

By |2021-01-12T18:49:32+00:00March 10th, 2020|Blog, News|0 Comments

Stars of the Bar Honors Women of the Federal Bench

The 2019 Stars of the Bar were women serving on the federal bench. WBA honored 11 women at its fall kick-off reception, held at the Federal Courthouse. From the U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit: • Hon. Cornelia T.L. Pillard • Hon. Neomi Rao From the U.S. District Court for the District [...]

By |2021-01-12T17:21:23+00:00September 19th, 2019|Blog, Events|0 Comments

WBA Founder Honored By DAR

On September 14, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) bestowed a posthumous award on WBA co-founder Ellen Spencer Mussey in furtherance of their 19th Amendment celebrations. WBA President Jill Dash accepted the award, and several WBA board members and past presidents were in attendance for the ceremony. The group was also honored to [...]

By |2021-01-12T17:22:11+00:00September 14th, 2019|Blog, News|0 Comments
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