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. 

Upcoming Events:

January Board Meeting

Thursday, January 16, 2020 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location

Save the Date(s):

International Women's Day | Sunday, March 8, 2020

Join WLA and MCBA for a fun shopping event with a philanthropic twist

Legislative Update Luncheon | Friday, March 20, 2020

Gather updates on legislative initiatives in the City, County and State as well as tips and advice on running for office

Diversity CLE (co-sponsored with Alaris) | Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Panel Presentation moderated by Joan Swartz, Attorney at Law

WLA Golf Outing | Friday, October 2, 2020

Swing into action to support the Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Fund

Look for more information on these, and other events, here and in upcoming member email blasts. 


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