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. 


Myisha Tilson

Myisha Tilson, President