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 

Cardinals Watch Party

Wednesday, August 4th | After Work | Sports & Social at Ballpark Village

Not busy after work on August 4th?  Now you are!  Head to Sports & Social at Ballpark Village to connect with fellow WLA members while cheering on the Cards as they take on Atlanta (first pitch is 7:15 PM).  This will be a "BYOM" - Bring Your Own Money - event.  Gather your tribes and hope to see you there.  No RSVP or registration is needed.  Go Cards!


WLA Annual Meeting and President's Party

Thursday, August 5th | 5:30 - 7:30 PM | Olive + Oak 216 West Lockwood, Webster Groves, 63119

WLA's Annual Meeting and President's Party will be held Thursday, August 5th, from 5:30 - 7:30 PM at Olive + Oak in Webster Groves.  The Annual Meeting also serves to ratify the work of the Board over the course of the Bar year.  We invite registered guests to join us for our annual report of the organization, and unbeatable fellowship with your fellow WLA members accompanied by light appetizers and drinks. The event is free to members.  Register here.


Monthly Board Meeting:

Third Wednesday of every month

Noon - 1:30 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location


Save the Dates:

Thursday, September 9th

WLA Installation Gala at the Missouri Botanical Garden's Spink Pavilion

Thursday, September 23rd

WLA Mentorship Panel at Harris-Stowe University

Additional information on these and other events will appear in member emails and in the Events section of our website.  


View our Announcements page for information on other area events.

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NEW ADDRESS - Please update your records.  

The Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis

PO Box 50056 |St. Louis, MO | 63105

wla@wlastl.org