Linda J. Murphy Scholarship
The Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis has awarded scholarships to deserving law students since 1996.  The Linda J. Murphy Scholarship was named after Linda J. Murphy, who passed away in 1999.  Linda was an outstanding member of the WLA, and served as its President in 1987-1988.  The Linda J. Murphy Scholarship is currently administered by WLA’s charitable arm, The Women Lawyers' Association Foundation.  Scholarships generally range from $1,000 to $10,000 depending on the amount of funds available in any given year and the number of recipients chosen by the Scholarship Committee at its discretion.  The WLA Scholarship Committee reviews applications and selects one or more recipients to recommend to the WLA Foundation’s Board of Directors for approval of the award disbursement.

Read More About Linda J. Murphy here.  

Read the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Policy, including eligibility and selection criteria, here.

Access to the the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Application is available here

International Women's Day Webinar | Monday, March 8th | 7:00 PM

In recognition of International Women's Day, WLA is pleased to sponsor the Women's Foundation of Greater St. Louis and its upcoming webinar, Food or Period Hygiene: It doesn't have to be a choice!  

In 2019, the Women’s Foundation hosted a Seeking Solutions Symposium on the struggle many women in the St. Louis region face affording period products, also known as Period Poverty.  Now, join the talk about the policy solutions!  Log in on Monday, March 8, 2021, International Women’s Day, at 7 PM to discuss the Missouri state proposed legislation that aims to reduce this barrier facing women and families.  Our panel includes the following policy makers and experts:
State Representative Jo Doll,
State Representative Barbara Phifer,
State Representative Rasheen Aldridge,
State Representative Ingrid Burnett, and
Director of Outreach and Community Engagement, Charlin Hughes, St. Louis Area Diaper Bank/St. Louis Alliance for Period Supplies

The event is free and registration is required.  Register here.  


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WLA Free CLE | View From the Inside: Corporate Counsel Perspectives | Wednesday, March 31st | Noon - 1:00 PM

Join us for a complimentary CLE featuring four seasoned in-house women attorneys as they discuss their backgrounds, paths to success, and provide tips on how to navigate life as an in-house lawyer.  Panelists will also discuss their perspectives on how to better interact with and utilize outside counsel relationships.  There will be opportunity to submit questions in advance.  CLE credit is pending in Missouri.


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