WBA Announces Woman Lawyer of the Year: Grace E. Speights, Partner, Morgan Lewis

The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA) will honor Grace Speights as the 2021 WBA Woman Lawyer of the Year. Ms. Speights is a Partner in the Washington, DC office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. The award will be presented at the organization’s Annual Dinner on October 6, 2021, at the International [...]

By |2021-06-24T20:17:11+00:00June 28th, 2021|Blog, Events, News|0 Comments

COVID & Our Kids – Preparing for the Future

By Lindsey Collins Dr. Michelle Sobon, Staff Psychologist & Behavioral Health Consultant at Boys Town Behavioral Health Clinic, located in Washington, DC, joined the WBA in pinpointing the best ways to help children of all ages continue to navigate COVID. One of parents’ primary concerns throughout COVID has been the steep increase in time spent [...]

By |2021-06-16T20:32:54+00:00June 16th, 2021|Blog, Events|0 Comments

When Lawyers Go Rogue

By Joanne Chong, Esq. After spending years of preparation, not including time spent prior to law school, and going through the arduous journey of graduating from law school and studying for the bar exam, leaving the practice of law can be an unfathomable idea to some. On April 27, the Women’s Bar Association hosted its [...]

By |2021-05-14T16:17:23+00:00May 11th, 2021|Blog, Events|0 Comments

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

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
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