The board is very excited about all of the activities and important events coming up in 2018. Please check the right-hand side for a list of all our upcoming events…we look forward to seeing you there!
Victor A. Rodriguez, 42, of Oakland, has been appointed to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court. Rodriguez has served as supervising staff attorney for the Honorable Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar at the California Supreme Court since 2015, where he served...read more
The University of California, Berkeley invites applications for the position of Chief Campus Counsel. Home to more than 30,000 undergraduates and more than 11,000 graduate students, Berkeley is internationally renowned for excellence and pioneering achievements across...read more
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.