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.

Black History Month Celebration

Private Movie Screening - "For Ahkeem" with commentary by Hon. Jimmie Edwards

Monday, February 26th | 6:00 PM

Saint Louis University School of Law

Scott Hall | Room 116

100 N. Tucker Boulevard

St. Louis, MO 63101

314-977-2800

Contact: Ed Hennessy

Register here.  


Linda J. Murphy Scholarship

Applications Accepted through 5:00 PM on March 15, 2018

The Linda J. Murphy Scholarship is intended to recognize students who have dedicated themselves in a significant way to advancing the quality of life and stature in our society of women through community service or otherwise.  

Click here for more scholarship information and application materials

Contact: Jerina Phillips 

 

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

wla@wlastl.org