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.

 

Eligibility

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. 

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

Register here


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

RSVP here


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

RSVP here


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

 

 

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

wla@wlastl.org