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The work of our Association is accomplished in the main by the Association committees.The committees with open memberships are:

  • Advance the Status of Women in the Profession
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Animal Law
  • Archive and History
  • Awards
  • By-Laws and Amendments
  • Children’s Rights and Issues
  • Civil Courts
  • Continuing Legal Education
  • Cooperation with Other Bar Associations
  • Criminal Law
  • Diversity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Elder Law and Disabilities
  • Employment & Equal Opportunity for Women
  • Federal Practice (including Business Law, Securities & Investment Law, Intellectual Property, Tax & Bankrupty)
  • Human Trafficking
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Women’s Rights
  • Judicial screening; membership limited under By-Laws
  • Legislation
  • LGBT
  • Litigation
  • Long-Range Planning
  • Matrimonial and Family Law
  • Membership
  • Mentoring and Mentoring Circles
  • Newsletter
  • Pro Bono & Community Service
  • Professional Ethics and Discipline
  • Programs, Events, and Arrangements
  • Publicity & Press
  • Reproductive Rights / Women’s Health
  • Solo and Small Firm Practice
  • Students & New Lawyers / Summer Program
  • Technology & the Internet/Website
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Working Parents

* To be considered for the Judiciary Committee, you must be admitted in NYS more than 7 years, have been engaged in active practice of law more than 5 years, and have been a member of the NYWBA for at least 3 years.

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Current members of the NYWBA may join a committee by selecting your choices from the drop-down menus below. Kindly fill in your contact information in the spaces that follow. (If you are not a current member, click here to access our secure online membership form.) If you have any questions about our Committees, contact the Committee Chair(s) or the NYWBA’s Executive Director ( or 212-490-8202).

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