Items of Interest

  • 04/04/2022 3:22 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The CLE Committee  of the WSBA Continuing Legal Education Committee has several openings for its next term, and we strongly encourage diversity (whether it be gender, race, geographic, or otherwise) among Committee members.  They would like to get the word out to the Washington Women Lawyers members and encourage them to apply for the CLE Committee. The 2022 Volunteer Application for all WSBA Committees can be found here:  The application deadline is Friday, April 15, 2022.

  • 03/23/2022 1:00 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

  • 03/23/2022 8:00 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Leadership Institute of Women of Color Attorneys (“LIWOCA”). LIWOCA is a national organization dedicated to providing a community within the practice of law for women of color attorneys through educational and networking opportunities. This year LIWOCA will be hosting its 17th annual conference in Atlanta, GA March 23-25th.

     Should you have any questions, please feel free to email us at:

    Please see our website for more information:

  • 03/10/2022 12:00 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    This year’s Mid-Year Meeting will not be your average Zoom conference! This year's program focuses on Navigating 2022 Together: Agile, Balanced, and Connected and will be engaging and an innovative program will offer both professional development opportunities and skills training to help women in all fields of legal practice thrive in their careers. Members will have the opportunity to shape the future of NAWL and the legal profession. We will also recognize and honor leading lawyers on the 2022 NAWL Rising List. 


    Since 1899, NAWL has been empowering women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated to equality, mutual support, and collective success. NAWL’s mission is to provide leadership, a collective voice, and essential resources to help advance women in the legal profession and advocate for the equality of women under the law.

  • 03/08/2022 4:59 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Washington Supreme Court’s Interpreter Commission is seeking a public member representative. The Commission is seeking an individual with a working knowledge of language access policies and services for people who are limited-English speakers as well as those who rely on American Sign Language interpreter services.


    Please see the attached letter for additional information about the Commission and details about how to apply.


    If you have questions, feel free to contact me or Robert Lichtenberg, Senior Court Program Analyst to the Interpreter Commission, at

  • 02/17/2022 5:00 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Join us on Thursday, February 17th @ 5:00 pm for our virtual event Breaking Barriers:The Rise of Black Women’s Leadership in Washington.

    In celebration of Black History Month, we are very pleased to announce that US Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland will join us for a keynote address followed by a panel discussion with black female state and local leaders moderated by Former State Representative, Kristine Reeves.

    Join us as we listen to these distinguished leaders and learn more about the historical rise of black women leaders in our state and how we can help ensure that their leadership and voices are included at every level of politics and society.

    When: Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 5:00-6:00 pm

    Where: Online via Zoom

    Register Here

  • 02/09/2022 6:17 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    This year, the ABA's 2022 Virtual Midyear Meeting will be held from February 9, 2022 to February 14, 2022. The National Conference of Women's Bar Associations will be hosting its annual midyear program, Reconnecting With The Workplace, on February 11, 2022.


    This theme encompasses both the ways that things have changed as we return to the ‘new’ normal, but also the opportunities to address improvements in the legal workplace post health crisis. This program is offered remotely with Co-Sponsorship by Law Practice Division of the ABA. The NCWBA Reconnecting with the Workplace program will start with framing the impact of COVID-19, especially as it has impacted women and underrepresented lawyers, followed by a facilitated panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities as employers consider long-term employment adjustments in the wake of the pandemic. Panelists will present how they are addressing the impacts they have experienced in their practice setting (in-house, firm, government, industry) and how they have addressed them.


    For more information on this event and to register, please see below. If you would like more information and to register for the ABA Midyear Meeting, please click here.

  • 12/16/2021 3:43 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    “The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession is now accepting nominations for the 32nd Annual Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Awards!  The nomination portal can be accessed from


    For more information regarding the award and the nomination criteria, please visit  Nominations close at 5:00 P.M. CST on January 21st, 2022.


    The Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of women lawyers. Each year, the Commission honors up to five outstanding women lawyers who have achieved professional excellence within their area of specialty and have actively paved the way to success for other women lawyers.


    If you have any questions about the nomination process, please contact Laura Tannous at”

  • 12/16/2021 3:33 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Korean American Bar Association of Washington (KABA) is pleased and happy to announce it will be offering three scholarships ($3,000 and $5,000) to law students for 2022. All law students regardless of any affiliation with KABA are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is Friday January 14, 2021. For more information, please visit our website at  

    If you have any questions regarding the scholarship program, please do not hesitate to reach out to our Scholarship Committee at Thank you!

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