Having joined GWAC while she was a law student at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Renee Mims’ previous GWAC roles include Historian, Law Student Affairs Chair, Program Planning Chair, and President-Elect. Additionally, Renee currently served as the Secretary of the GWAC Foundation, Inc. for three years. Renee is excited to serve as an inaugural Lawyer Mentor in the Bridge Builders Esq. National Mentorship Program for Aspiring Black Lawyers.
During her law school career, she was entrusted to fulfill several leadership roles including, President, Director of Communications, and Evening Student Representative for her school’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA). She was also served on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association as Chief of Staff, Director of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition, Moot Court Specialist. Renee is also a member of the National Bar Association and the Washington Council of Lawyers. She is a proud graduate of Howard University.
Currently, Renee practices family law and domestic violence law in the District of Columbia. Prior to practice, Renee worked at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia as a Judicial Law Clerk on a criminal calendar and a domestic violence calendar.