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 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