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.  

Upcoming Events:

July Mentorship Luncheon

Friday, July 26, 2019 | 12:00 Noon - 1:15 PM

Dowd Bennett LLP

7733 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 1900 | Saint Louis (Clayton)

314-889-7325

Contact: shamilton@dowdbennet.com

Register here.  

 

Annual Members' Meeting &

President's Party

August 8, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Breakfast to Support the 

Center for Women in Transition

August 22, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Annual Installation Event & Gala

September 6, 2019 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Holiday Brunch & Charity Auction

December 7, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Check back here or in future member emails for registration information


Upcoming Board Meetings:

July 15, 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