The Women's Bar Association of Maryland (WBA) is a specialty bar association of women and men supporting women in the legal profession and working for equal rights and opportunities for women in the legal profession and the community. The WBA offers its members opportunities for personal and professional growth, networking and business development, and leadership through its:
The WBA’s diverse membership is comprised of female and male lawyers, judges, government and elected officials, and law school students. Our members represent all areas of the state, and form 11 local chapters:
The WBA recognizes women who have advanced women’s rights and women in the legal profession through its prestigious Rita C. Davidson annual award. In addition, the WBA promotes its esteemed members in its nominations for state and national awards.
WBA STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The Women’s Bar Association of Maryland (“WBA”) is an organization of women and men committed to the full and equal participation of women in the legal profession and in a just society. The WBA believes that a strong community of women in the legal profession is essential to the administration of justice.
The mission and goals of the WBA are to:
The Women’s Bar Association of Maryland, Inc. has several Standing Committees. If anyone is interested in serving on any of these Committees in 2018-2019, please contact Maria Twigg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-858-9958. See attached form for committee descriptions and more information.