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. 

WLA Zoom Happy Hour | Yoga | Thursday, July 9th | 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Join former trial attorney turned yoga instructor, Amy Friedrich, as she leads a 45-minute yoga session suitable for all levels - from curious beginner to seasoned yogi.  Learn more about Amy at www.amylynnyogastl.com.  The event is free and space is limited.  

Contact: admin@wlastl.org

Register here.


Promote the Vote Ballot Notarization Drive | Saturday July 11th and/or July 18th | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join fellow WLA members at two upcoming service events to assist members of our community with accessing their right to vote without risking their health by traveling to the polls.

Contact: admin@wlastl.org

Register here.  


Save the Date:

WLA Annual Meeting and President's Party | Thursday, August 13th | 5:30  - 7:00 PM | South Pavilion at Clayton's Shaw Park

The Annual Meeting serves to ratify the work of the Board over the course of the year.  Please join us for light refreshments, our annual report of the organization, and unbeatable fellowship among our amazing WLA membership.  The event is FREE to members!  

WLA is committed to the health and safety of its members and guests.  Every effort will be made to provide a safe meeting environment.  Future health and safety concerns and directives may result in this event being moved to a virtual platform.  


Monthly Board Meeting:

3rd Thursday of Each Month

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location


View our Announcements page for information on other area events.

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The Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis

P.O. Box 775512
St. Louis, MO 63177

wla@wlastl.org