A Voice for Women in the Law Since 1980
Women Lawyers of Alameda County swore in their 2018 board of Directors at their annual Judge’s Dinner in October 2017.
The board is very excited about all of the activities and important events coming up in 2018. Please check the website beginning January for exciting opportunities to get together and prosper!
Until then, WLAC wishes everyone a happy, safe, and wonderful holiday season!
The beloved president of WLAC (2015-2017) was recently sworn in as Alameda County Superior Court Judge on November 9, 2017.On Monday November 13, 2017, she began her judicial career in a criminal assignment in the Fremont Hall of Justice. Barbara A. Dickinson, 56, of...read more
Today is Women's Equality Day. First designated by Congress in 1971, to commemorate the certification by the Secretary of State of the 19th Amendment, the day is a symbol of the continued fight for equal rights. Here's some food for thought from New York. Recently a...read more
by Mary S. CainSimon and Bentrish Satarzadeh WLAC once again enjoyed hosting members, both old friends and new, at the Annual Member Reception. Judges Yolanda Northridge and Robert McGuiness graciously welcomed our organization at their lovely poolside garden and...read more
This quote is so central to the identity of the Supreme Court of the United States that it is inscribed on the building. If it's true, what does it mean when women are disproportionately interrupted?...read more
WLAC is a affiliate of California Women Lawyers (CWL), a statewide bar association. CWL brings together leaders from around the state to advocate for issues important to women lawyers. By working together, WLAC and CWL support and strengthen each other.
As a WLAC member, you are entitled to a discounted membership rate. We encourage you to become a concurrent member of CWL and help maintain our voting seat on the Board of Governors.