The WLAC Board is disappointed to announce that our annual Judges’ Dinner for 2020 has been canceled to ensure the safety of all who would attend.  

With that door closed, we open a window of hope to young women graduating from law school in this difficult time. This year, we take the unprecedented step of tripling the number of recipients of our Margaret A. Gannon (“MAG”) Legal Education StipendThe MAG Stipend is a fund dedicated to providing financial support to graduating law students who find themselves in great need during their bar studies.  We have already awarded four MAG Stipends to outstanding women in our community.  We will now expand our reach to others in need.  

We invite you to empower women graduating during a time of financial crisis and sparse opportunity.  Please donate what you would have paid for your ticket, what you would have pledged as a sponsor, whatever you can spare, to encourage young attorneys entering the profession in the face of so many challenges.   

We know that next year our Judges’ Dinner will be a spectacular time to celebrate the way we came together to support the ambition of women in a time of adversity.  Please be a part of it.

If you want a glimpse of the good that these scholarships provide, we invite you to congratulate the first four recipients of the MAG StipendILEANA ARANDA (U.C. Hastings), NORJMOO BATTULGA (Golden Gate), CHLOE CZABARANEK (Santa Clara), and LARISSA DAVIS (U.C. Berkeley).  Read more about these extraordinary women.




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A Voice for Women in the Law Since 1980


A Woman’s Work – Film Screening and Discussion
Sponsored by the ACBA and WLAC

Join the ACBA and WLAC as we get exclusive first access to the full film

A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem, featuring the work of our very own ACBA/WLAC Leadership Firm Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP.

The documentary follows two former NFL cheerleaders who file class-action lawsuits against the league alleging wage theft and illegal employment practices. Along with their attorneys, the cheerleaders expose the gender inequality at the heart of American football.

The event will include a screening of the 80-minute film, followed by 40 minutes of panel discussion with the attorneys involved in the case, where you will have a chance to ask questions.

January 19, 2021
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Find more information about the film here:







12:00-1:00 P.M.








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WLAC is an 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.

WLAC is a proud member of the Minority Bar Coalition.

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WLAC has rejoined the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations!


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