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

WLA Monthly Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 18th | 11:30 AM

The Simon Law Firm

800 Market Street, Suite 1700

St. Louis, MO 63101

314-485-4034

Contact: Ed Hennessy

RSVP here.


WLA Monthly Mentorship Luncheon

Friday, April 27th | 12 Noon

Triumph Grill

3419 Olive Street

St. Louis, MO 63103

314-446-1801

Contact: Sheena Hamilton

RSVP here


SAVE THE DATE

WLA CLE Series - How to Become an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)

Thursday, May 10th | 4:30 PM

WLA CLE Series - Human Trafficking 101

Thursday, June 7th | 4:30 PM

Details will be updated here and in WLA's member emails.

 

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

wla@wlastl.org