Building Relationships and Empowering Our Community

The Association of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA) was founded in June 1976 by Marva A. Allen, Professor Paulette M. Caldwell, Judge Eardell Jenner Rashford, Deacon Cynthia W. Roundtree, Margaret Price Williams and Sylvia Guilford Wright, all graduates of Howard University Law School. We are a not-for-profit bar association that promotes and supports the professional development and growth of African-American women attorneys.

Annual Associates Dinner - June 10, 2015

ABWA’s 21st Annual Ruth Whitehead Whaley Scholarship Luncheon          Saturday, April 18, 2015.

Thank you to all of you who attended and supported ABWA’s Twenty-First Ruth Whitehead Whaley Luncheon on Saturday, April 18th! We had a wonderful event and a fantastic turn out with amazing professionals! A special thanks to our Luncheon Subcommittee and its Chair, Kaylin Whittingham. Thank you to our gold sponsors Sidley Austin, Baker & Hostetler, Debevoise & Plimpton, and to our silver sponsor, Metlife, for their generous support.

Please join us to continue our celebration on June 10th at 6:00 pm for our Associates Dinner at Kaye Scholer!

Yours in service,
Sheea Sybblis - ABWA President