WBA/WBA Foundation Annual Dinner

May 25, 2023, 6:00pm-9:00pm

The WBA/WBA Foundation Annual Dinner will be held May 25, 2023, 6:00pm-9:00pm, at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC.

Our program will include:

    • Networking
    • Keynote remarks by Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, who served as the 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives and made history in 2007 when she was elected the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House. Speaker Emerita Pelosi made history again in January 2019 when she regained her position second-in-line to the presidency – the first person to do so in more than six decades.
    • Presentation of the 2023 Woman Lawyer of the Year Award to Jo-Ann Wallace, President, CEO & Board Chair, NLADA Mutual Insurance Co., RRG, introduced by 2022 Woman Lawyer of the Year: Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring, Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • Courage Ignited: Stories from Women Attorneys Leading Authentically, featuring Alana C. Brown, Executive Director & Founder, The Safe Sisters Circle, Sunu P. Chandy, Poet & Legal Director, National Women’s Law Center, and Libbey Van Pelt, Libbey Van Pelt Law
    • Remarks from the 2022-2023 WBA President, Candace Beck, 2022-2023 WBA Foundation President, Kirsten Wilkerson, and 2022-2023 WBA President-Elect, Kandis Gibson

Click here to register.

Thank you to our sponsors (as of May 1, 2023)




Small Firm


  • Erica J. Dominitz
  • Kroll, Inc.
  • The Law Office of Jessica E. Adler
  • Fastcase, Inc
  • Latosha M. Ellis
  • Tracy-Gene G. Durkin
  • Gwendolyn M. Washington
  • Ellen M. Jakovic
  • Bridget Bailey Lipscomb
  • Consuela A. Pinto
  • Lucy L. Thomson
  • Paulette Chapman
  • MAB Financial Planning
  • Darrell Mottley
  • Jennifer Duane
  • Maureen Syracuse
  • Elizabeth Medaglia
  • Mary Blatch
  • Charles R. Lowery, Jr.
  • Kandis Gibson
  • Kathleen V. Gunning & Jack Keeney
  • Bridget Richardson
  • Janine D. Harris
  • Elizabeth Roman Jones
  • Hon. Diane M. Brenneman, ret.
  • Lippes Mathias LLP
  • Kirsten Wilkerson
  • Aisha N. Smith
  • Amplify Your Voice/Sameena Safdar
  • Cory Amron
  • Lorelie S. Masters
  • Joanne W. Young
  • Ilene Price
  • HLP Integration
  • Holland & Knight
  • Nancy Long
  • Anne Collier
  • Kerri Castellini
  • District Legal Group, PLLC
  • Susan M.C. Kovarovics
  • Mira Marshall
  • Suzanne Reifman
  • Gregory Knoll
  • Truist Wealth Legal Specialty Group

Sponsorship Opportunities









Available only to firms/offices/nonprofits with up to 20 attorneys





VIP table (seating priority based on time of sponsor commitment) 8 guests 8 guests 8 guests 4 guests 2 guests 1 guest
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Special gift for in-person guests Yes No No No No No
One-year memberships in the WBA (any level except Sustaining Member) 4 2 No No No No
Ability to provide giveaway items for attendees Yes Yes No No No No
Name badge recognition Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Logo with link on event page Yes Yes Yes Yes Name with link Name
Logo with link in all event promotion and announcement emails Yes Yes Yes Yes Name with link Name
Logo on event signage Yes Yes No No No No
Logo in event sponsor loop Yes Yes Yes Yes Name Name
Verbal recognition during program Yes Yes No No No No
Ad in dinner program Full-page, premium placement Full-page No No No No
Recognition in follow-up blog article Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Banner ad in News & Events bi-weekly email (number of months) 6 4 No No No No