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 here.

The 2019 application process is now closed.  The 2020 application process will open in February/March 2020.  

WLA Law Day

with Marian Middle School

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | 12:00 Noon - 1:30 PM

Thomas F. Eagleton US Courthouse

This event is FULL

Please contact Olenka George at Olenka_George@moed.uscourts.gov with any questions.


Upcoming Board Meetings

May 20, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

June 17, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location information.


View our Announcements page for information on other area events.

 

The Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis
P.O. Box 775512
St. Louis, MO 63177

wla@wlastl.org