The WBA is a diverse bar association comprised of both a state-wide Executive Committee and local Chapters. WBA programming and initiatives occur at both the state and local levels.


WBA 3/6/2024 12:00:00 PM

Please join the Bar Association of Baltimore City, co-sponsored by the WBA, as they present Valuing Diversity and Recognizing Implicit Bias in the Courtroom, Workplace and Beyond. Guest Speakers include The Honorable Pamila J. Brown, The Honorable Bernice B. Donald, The Honorable Alexander Williams (Ret.), Mark Bell, and Angela W. Russell, Esq. Program will take place via Zoom. Register to receive Zoom link. Click here for additional details and to register.

WBA 4/18/2024 4:00:00 PM

Please join the WBA of Maryland for our 2024 Annual Meeting at the Wylder Hotel in Tilghman Island on April 18, 2024 and April 19, 2024 with Keynote Speaker Professor Kim Whele. Friday's Program includes breakfast, lunch, and 2 CLEs. Reduced Registration Rate increases March 1, 2024. Register early and reserve your hotel room. Click here for flyer additional details. Click here to register and purchase sponsorships.

Montgomery County 3/14/2024 5:00:00 PM

Join us on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at the VisArts Center in Rockville for the much-awaited Leaders & Legends celebration hosted by the Montgomery County Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association! This event marks a milestone as it celebrates ten years since the inaugural event in 2014. We are excited to honor the remarkable women who have contributed to the growth and development of the Chapter and the Montgomery County legal community.

The event will be filled with delicious food, refreshments, inspiring conversations, and plenty of opportunities for photos to keep the memories alive. The evening begins at 5:30 PM with a cocktail hour, followed by a three-course seated dinner.

We will recognize past Chapter presidents, pay tribute to pillars who have passed, and introduce our incredible honorees—The Honorable Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera, The Honorable Katherine D. Savage, The Honorable Ann S. Harrington, Sharon Johnson, and Magistrate Lili Khozeimeh and Heather S. Collier.

As a bonus, you will hear from esteemed Chapter leaders participating in a panel discussion, sharing their insights and answering the question, "What Would You Tell Your Younger Self?” We’ll close out the evening with a bubbly toast!

Tickets are currently available for purchase at $100 per person. To register, please visit and select your dinner option (roasted chicken breast or lemon ricotta agnolotti). We kindly request that payment be made via Venmo to “MoCoWBA,” but if preferred, checks can be made payable to “Montgomery County WBA” and mailed to Kristina Badalian, 11 N. Washington Street, Suite 630, Rockville, MD 20850.

Please note that seating is limited; once we have reached capacity, no further ticket purchases will be possible. Secure your ticket now, and make March 14, 2024, a night to remember!

Baltimore Carroll County 3/23/2024 12:00:00 AM

Please join the Baltimore Carroll Chapter on March 23, 2024 as we celebrate the 'Lights on Broadway' Gala, an evening of fine food, drinks and Broadway caliber entertainment supporting Samuel Ready Scholarships, Inc., an organization providing financial aid to academically promising young women, enabling them to attend Baltimore-area independent high schools and fostering their growth and academic excellence. The event is from 6-10 pm at the brand new M&T Bank Exchange at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, Home of the Hippodrome Theater. Individual tickets, tables and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Click here for website link with additional details and to register.