A Word from Our President
The National Bar
Association Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter (WLD) extends an
invitation for you to join, or return to, this dynamic organization and
interact with women of color who share your mission, vision and values! The
WLD is a professional organization that offers support to women of color as
they travel along their career path.
The WLD nominates
African American attorneys for several awards and/or honors and will continue
in this endeavor. The WLD has deserving members for awards and recognition
throughout the years. Many members have been recognized by various media
including, the Legal Intelligencer in its Diversity Issue and Lawyers on the
Fast Track Award.
The WLD conducts CLE
courses with accomplished women such as Charisse Lillie of Comcast and Lorinna
Marshall Blake of Blue Cross/Blue Shield. We have worked in
conjunction with various local and national bar associations. The
WLD has continued to be a positive force in the community through its Annual
Toy Drive, Adopt-A-Family and other events. This year, the WLD will
a book and school supply drive to our community outreach efforts.
In the upcoming program
year, with your support, the WLD will continue to strive to advance diversity
in the legal profession by assisting its members in forming professional
networks, serving as a public voice through its outreach and scholarship
programs, continuing legal education seminars, and community service programs.
WLD will continue dialogues with a variety of bar association with respect to
increasing minority presence.
Take a moment and join
this dynamic organization! We have a place for you.