GUIDELINES ON WLA ENDORSEMENTS

 

1. GOAL: 

Establish general guidelines for considering endorsement of those candidates and/or matters which support and/or uphold the WLA Mission.

2. PROCEDURE:

A. WLA shall use reasonable efforts to communicate to interested parties that it will consider making endorsements.

B. Only those candidates actively seeking WLA endorsement shall be considered.

C. In making its determination on whether or not to endorse, WLA shall take into account factors set forth below. Weight given to any one factor shall be in the sole discretion of the individual Board member.

D. Upon majority vote of a quorum of the board, WLA may endorse one or more candidates, may decline making an endorsement, or may decline taking up the issue of endorsement.

3. FACTORS:

• actively seeks WLA’s endorsement

• is qualified (based upon your definition giving consideration to the points below) -professional skill / ability / intellect -nature / scope / years of experience -temperament / demeanor for the position -impartiality -decisiveness -ethics / integrity -social awareness / community involvement -likelihood of getting appointment

• adopts WLA mission

• is female

• is a WLA member

• any other factor not otherwise specified which may weigh on the decision

4. TYPES:

A. Local, State, and Federal Judiciary

B. Boards, Commissions

C. Issues relevant to WLA

D. All other as determined solely by WLA

Got a Galentine?

Miss connecting with your lawyer gal pals?  Want a sweet way to tell your friend that you think "she's da bomb" this Galentine's day? 

Introducing WLA's "Happy Galentine's Day" event.  Surprise your favorite Galentine or Galentines with either a surprise delivery of a Hot Cocoa Bomb gift box or a surprise electronic Galentine's Day greeting.  Proceeds from all sales will benefit the WLA Foundation's projects and scholarships.   

Each Hot Cocoa Bomb gift box contains a Galentine's Day greeting along with three individually wrapped hot cocoa bombs crafted by local St. Louis baker, STL Cake Pops.  Gift boxes will be hand delivered on Friday, February 12th.   Hence, this offer is limited to addresses within the St. Louis area.   Boxes are $25 ($20 each if buying more than one box).  Send as many boxes as you'd like and don't forget to treat yourself.  Gift box orders are due February 1, 2021.  

Each electronic Galentine's Day greeting will be sent by the WLA Foundation to the email address provided by you.  Each message is $10.  Electronic message orders are due February 11, 2021.

Recipients of gift boxes and electronic messages will be listed on WLA's web site and mentioned in a special member email. 

Click here to order your gifts.


WLA Zoom Happy Hour and Yoga Coming in February

Start of the new year by enjoying the benefits of yoga and sharing your resolutions with a group of your peers.  WLA will host a 45-minute yoga session suitable for all levels - from curious beginner to seasoned yogi.  Check back here and in future member emails for more details and registration instructions.  


Monthly Board Meeting:

Third Wednesday of every month

Noon - 1:30 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location


View our Announcements page for information on other area events.

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