Member Benefits

  • Connection with other women lawyers.
  • Training and support for judicial and leadership positions.
  • Information about WLA events, activities, and projects.
  • Access to regular eNewsletter.
  • Free CLE Series.
  • Discounted registration for events.
  • Opportunities for volunteerism and advocacy relating to women in law and society.
  • Networking, marketing, career support, mentorship and leadership opportunities.



WLA's bylaws provide that full membership is open to any person admitted to any state bar.  Associate membership (i.e. full voting rights but not eligible for office) is available to individuals who have graduated from or are enrolled in a school of law or a graduate school of law but who are not licensed to practice law.

Each member is entitled to one vote on each matter submitted to a vote of the members. Amoung other issues, members vote to elect the Board of Directors. 


Our Activities

  • Supporting and promoting women laywers and law students in professional endeavors.
  • Addressing gender bias in the legal profession.
  • Endorsing individuals for judicial selection and appointment.
  • Supporting individuals in non-political positions of influence, including judicial commissions and bar leadership.
  • Sponsoring educational and social networking events.
  • Providing scholarships to female law students.
  • Raising financial support and awareness for local charities benefitting women and children.
  • Tracking State legislation impacting women and children. 

WLA Free CLE Series - How to Become a Judge

Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Missouri Court of Appeals

815 Olive Street | St. Louis (downtown) | 63101



Register here.

WLA Legislative Luncheon CLE

Friday, March 22, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Bar Italia

13 Maryland Plaza | St. Louis (CWE) | 63108



Register here.  

WLA Monthly Mentoring Luncheon

Friday, March 29, 2019 | 12:00 - 1:15 PM

Missouri Court of Appeals, Room 304

815 Olive Street | St. louis (downtown) | 63101


Contact: Sheena Hamilton

Register here.  

Upcoming Board Meetings

February 18, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

March 18, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact 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