WLA Mission Statement

 

The mission of the Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis is to:

  • Promote and assist women to obtain positions of influence and leadership within their workplace, the legal profession, the judiciary, and the community;
  • Raise awareness of and fight biases against women within the community at large, the legal profession, and under the law;
  • Promote and effect diversity, equality, and justice under the law and within the legal system;
  • Support women lawyers in their personal and professional lives;
  • Provide opportunities for volunteerism and advocacy on issues affecting women; and
  • Collaborate with other individuals and organizations to improve the status of women.

Upcoming Events:

WLA CLE Series "Your Role as an Appointed Attorney in St. Louis County Court's Public Defender Wait List Initiative"

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

St. Louis County Circuit Court

Ceremonial Courtroom | Room S01

105 S. Central Avenue | Clayton | 63105

Contact: Ed Hennessy

Register here.

 

WLA February Mentorship Luncheon

Friday, February 28, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Dowd Bennett LLP

7733 Forsyth Boulevard, Suite 1900 | St. Louis (Clayton) | 63105

Contact: Sheena Hamilton

Register here.

 

Diversity CLE | The Time is Now - Best Practices in Driving Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession (co-sponsored with Alaris)

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | morning and afternoon sessions

In person at Vue17 | 1034 S Brentwood Blvd 17th floor | St. Louis | 63117 | or via Zoom webinar

Panel Presentation of national and local experts moderated by Joan Swartz, Attorney at Law; Missouri CLE Ethics Credit Hours pending approval

Contact: Jennifer Matthew

Register here.

 

Complimentary Professional Headshots

Friday, April 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM by appointment only

Members-Only event.  Update your website and social media profile with a FREE professional headshot.

Contact: Ed Hennessy

Register through Sign Up Genius.  


Save the Date(s):

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

International Women's Day | March 2020 date to be announced

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

WLA Golf Outing | Friday, October 9, 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.

 

March Board Meeting:

Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 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