New York Women's Bar Association, 132 East 43rd Street, #716, The Chrysler Building, New York, NY, 10017-4019
Announcements & Events
  • NYWBA Newsletter Available Now! - Click on Newsletter. With the same format as our paper edition, you can read the eNewsletter at your computer or print it out. (Email info@nywba.org if you have questions or need assistance.)
  • Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee presents "Women and Rainmaking" - Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • Annual Meeting and Elections - Thursday, April 24, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • CLE - “Lawyer Complaints and Complaining Lawyers: Navigating the World of Attorney Discipline” - Thursday, April 24, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • NYCLA Foundation Tribute to Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin - Thursday, April 24, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • NYCity Bar Association presents "Three Years Later: Yes There Is A Will, But Is There A Way?” - Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • Make Your Reservation Today! NYWBA Award Dinner - Wednesday, May 8, 2014 - NYWBA is honored and delighted to invite you to a "Dinner and Conversation" with long-time NYWBA member The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court. At this event, President Hon. Jacqueline W. Silbermann will also present The President's Special Award to Justice Sotomayor. Click here for details and to reserve your seat or table.
  • CLE - "Human Trafficking - Stemming the Tide" - Monday, May 19, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • CLE - "Entering Parenthood Using Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)" - Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • MENTORS NEEDED! R2L: Ready 2 Lead Mentoring Power Hour - Saturday< May 31, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • CLE - "ABC's of Probate and Administration - A View from Surrogate's Court Practitioners" - Monday, June 2, 2014. Click here for more information.
  • CLE - "Mastering the Art of Deposition: Deposition Techniques for Lay and Expert Witnesses" - Thursday, June 26, 2014. Click here for more information.


  • For additional programs, events and Committee meetings, check out the NYWBA Calendar.


Welcome

President's Message

Welcome to the New York Women's Bar Association!
I am honored to serve the NYWBA as its president. I hope you will join us as we strive to improve the status of women, educate lawyers, and support professional development and advancement.
~ Hon. Jacqueline W. Silbermann

Click here for the President's Message from the latest NYWBA Newsletter.

NYWBA Foundation

The NYWBA Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to eliminate gender bias and discrimination from the legal system and profession; to promote social and economic equality, safety, and well-being of women and children; and to address the unmet legal needs of women and children.

Women's Bar Association
of the State of New York

NYWBA is a founding chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York. Click here for WBASNY website

Announcements/Recent Events
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York Salutes the United States Supreme Court for its Recognition of Marriage Equality. Click here to read more
  • NYWBA would like to offer a special "Thank You" to our generous sponsors of the 2014 Annual Judicial Reception held at the Yale Club on Tuesday, February 4, 2014

    Platinum Sponsors:
    - McLaughlin & Stern, LLP

    Gold Sponsors:
    - Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP

    Silver Sponsors:
    - Ephron-Mandel & Howard, LLP
    - Myra L. Freed
    - Denise Mortner-Kranz

  • Are you looking for a lawyer?
    Call the City Bar Legal Referral Service at (212) 626-7373.
Member Resources

We value your membership and hope you will take advantage of the many benefits and opportunities offered by the Association. We look forward to your participation and attendance at our programs and events. Be sure to check our online calendar regularly.

If you are not yet a member for 2013-14, click here to join or renew today.


Newsletters Available Online - As part of our green initiative, NYWBA now publishes some Newsletter editions only electronically. With the same format and great articles, photos and announcements, you can read the eNewsletter at your computer or print it out. Click here, enter user name and password, then click on the edition of the Newsletter that you want to read (from the latest edition back through 2004). (Email info@nywba.org if you have questions or need assistance.)


Join a Committee - Becoming involved in a committee is professionally rewarding and is a great way to give back to your profession and community. Click here for details.


New and Sustaining Members - Welcome to our newest members and thanks to our Sustaining Members.


Have You Moved? - New Address, Email, Phone or Fax Number? Send any changes to Executive Director Karen Lu (ED@nywba.org or 212-490-8202).


New York Lawyers' Fund - Click here for info about Lawyers’ Fund and its mission to preserve, protect and promote the integrity of the legal profession.


NYWBA is now on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter. Click here for information about these social networking websites and how to join our groups.


Mentoring Circles - To join with peers to foster your professional and personal development, send an email to MentoringCircles@nywba.org with your name, firm or business affiliation, contact info, practice area(s), and year of admission (or law school status if not yet admitted).


Pro Bono Matrimonial Law Project - The NYWBA has a pro bono matrimonial law project for matrimonial attorneys with five or more years of experience. For more information click here. (PDF)


Members Only - Click here to access contact information for Officers, Directors, and Committee Chairs and other content available only to members. (Email info@nywba.org if you have questions or need assistance.)

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