About Linda J. Murphy
Linda J. Murphy served as WLA president from 1987-1988. Throughout her life and legal career, Linda was an advocate for the rights of women and minorities. She was an admired and respected trial attorney known for her work in criminal defense, civil rights and domestic relations. She taught trial practice in the St. Louis area schools and handled pro bono cases for the ACLU. In 1999, Linda was awarded the Atticus Finch Award, the highest honor from the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Linda’s memory continues to impact and inspire women attorneys and law students dedicated to the rights of women and the advancement of women in the legal profession.
Read about the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship here.
Read the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Policy, including eligibility and selection criteria, here.
Access to the the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Application will be provided here.
The 2020 application period is now closed.
The 2021 period will open on or around February 1, 2021.
WLA CLE Series: Legislative Update Luncheon
Diversity CLE | The Time is Now - Best Practices in Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (co-sponsored with Alaris)
This event has been POSTPONED. Check back here and in future member emails for information on a rescheduled date and time.
Alaris will be contacting all registrants.
Contact: Jennifer Matthew
Complimentary Professional Headshots
This event has been POSTPONED. All registered participants will be contacted directly when a new date is selected. Additional members will be able to register through Sign Up Genius when a new date is selected.
Contact: Ed Hennessy
Save the Date:
WLA Golf Outing | Friday, October 9, 2020
Swing into action to support the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Fund
Look for more information on these, and other events, here and in upcoming member email blasts.
April Board Meeting:
Thursday, April 16, 2020 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for location
View our Announcements page for information on other area events.