A Voice for Women in the Law Since 1980
We’re Hiring We currently have vacancies for Deputy State Public Defenders (DSPD) in our Sacramento and Oakland Offices. About Us The Office of the State Public Defender (OSPD) provides legal services to people without the financial means to employ private counsel. By...read more
In the last decade, we’ve moved the needle from zero to six countries that afford women full equality under the law, according to a World Bank report entitled: Women Business and the Law 2019.read more
The California Supreme Court is accepting applications for an open position as a Supreme Court Chambers Attorney to serve on the staff of Associate Justice Joshua P. Groban. Applications should be received by February 15, 2019.read more
The San Francisco Superior Court is seeking a diverse group of candidates to consider for appointment to its Bench/Bar ADR Committee, which coordinates and oversees the Court’s Judicial Arbitration Program.read more
All around the nation, women judges and lawyers are still assumed to be assistants, paralegals, court reporters, and in the case of women of color, criminal defendants. Are these gender-neutral mistakes or does implicit bias play a role?read more
The Health Quality Enforcement Section (HQE) handles a broad range of administrative, civil and general legal matters on behalf of a number of state licensing agencies in actions involving licensed health care professionals, including physicians and surgeons, psychologists, respiratory care practitioners, and others. This is a fast-paced section, and Deputies handle a rigorous caseload.read more
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.