Member Benefits

Membership year is June 1 to May 31

By joining the NYWBA, you become a member of a statewide network of attorneys and judges:

  • Automatic joint membership in the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (“WBASNY”), the largest bar association in the U.S. with a mission to improve the status of women in the profession and in society.  Through WBASNY, we also have a strong voice in the NYS Legislature, and before the U.S. Government, Congress and the United Nations.
Membership in the NYWBA provides extraordinary opportunities and benefits, including:
  • Networking with esteemed lawyers and judges at our programs and events
  • Opportunity to participate in our award-winning “Mentoring Circles” program, which helps members and benefits their personal and professional development
  • NYWBA is the largest Women’s Bar Association in New York State
  • Members attend our cutting-edge CLE programs for FREE!
  • Participation in our stellar events, including our free Membership Reception, our Annual Gala Awards & Installation Dinner, and our Annual Judiciary Reception honoring newly elected, re-elected, appointed & elevated judges of New York County.
  • Support our award-winning charity, the New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation, which funds numerous important causes, including fellowships that allow law students to provide services to victims of domestic violence and others in need of legal services