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

2018 Installation Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Friday, September 14

6:00 Cocktails | 7:00 PM Dinner

Upstairs at the Cheshire

7036 Clayton Avenue | St. Louis | 63117

Contact: Ed Hennessy

View our Sponsorship Opportunities which include event seating and other year-long benefits

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Breakfast to Support the Center for Women in Transition

Sponsored by Alaris (formerly Midwest Litigation Services), WLA and the ALA

Friday, August 24 | 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Alaris

711 N. 11th Street | St. Louis | 63101

View event details here

Contact: Althea Respess

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WLA September Mentorship Luncheon

Friday, September 21 | Noon - 1:15 PM

The Offices of Dowd Bennett, LLP

7733 Forsyth Boulevard | St. Louis (Clayton) | 63105

Contact: Sheena Hamilton

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WLA President's Party and Annual Meeting

Thursday, August 16 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Residence of Amy Gunn

17 Larkdale Drive | St. Louis | 63124

Contact: Ed Hennessy

RSVP here

 

 

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St. Louis, MO 63177

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