CWL Events

California Women Lawyers' 42nd Annual Dinner and Silent Auction

posted Sep 13, 2016, 2:43 PM by WLA SLO

You're invited to the

California Women Lawyers'


42nd Annual Dinner and Silent Auction


"Inspire, Inform, Illuminate"





Thursday, September 29, 2016

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

333 West Harbor Drive

San Diego

5:30 pm Silent Auction and Networking Reception

7:00 pm Dinner and Program


TICKETS $150 per person


Online registration closes September 22nd!




Featuring Keynote Speaker: 

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California



And Presentation of the 2016 Fay Stender Award to honoree:

Elaine A. Alexander

Executive Director, Appellate Defenders, Inc.

In recognition of her commitment to the advancement of women and minorities


Please join us as we celebrate and honor women in the legal profession and highlight the achievements of CWL and its members. We are honored to have Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye install the 2016-17 CWL Board of Governors including Professor Chris Chambers Goodman as President, Renee Galente as President-Elect, Amee Mikacich as 1st Vice President, Jessica Rowe as 2nd Vice President, Connie Chen as Treasurer, and Naomi Dewey as Secretary.

The CWL Foundation's Silent Auction kicks off the event. Bid on fabulous items including hotel stays, sports tickets, electronics, nights out on the town, entertainment and more! 


Thank You to Our Sponsors:




AHERN Insurance Brokerage

Fidelity National Title Group

Janet E. Kerr

Litivate Reporting and Trial Services

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Schwartz, Semerdjian, Cauley & Moot LLP

Wilson, Turner & Kosmo LLP

Aaron, Reichert, Carpol & Riffle APC

Asher Mediation

Catherine Bidart

Daehnke Stevens LLP

Marjorie Smith - Millennium Settlements

Murphy Rosen LLP

Pansky Markle Ham LLP

Pope, Berger, Williams & Reynolds LLP

Verdict Video, Inc.

Lawyers Club of San Diego



CLW 2016 Annual Conference

posted Jan 22, 2016, 7:05 PM by WLA SLO   [ updated Jan 22, 2016, 7:29 PM ]

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Promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession since 1974.

California Women Lawyers'
 "Equality, Opportunity, and Advocacy: 
The Empowerment Summit"

Friday, May 6, 2016
Conference 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Reception 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 

Hilton Concord
1970 Diamond Blvd.
Concord, CA 94520

Please join us for this full day conference offering inspiration and MCLE credits.

Immediately following the conference, enjoy appetizers and drinks at our networking reception and presentation of the Judith Soley Lawyer as Citizen award. 

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities 
To allow maximum participation from firms, individual lawyers and bar associations, we are offering a tiered sponsorship plan and options for vendors and exhibitors at the event.

Please direct questions to or call Kristen Calderon, CWL Executive Administrator at 916-930-9020916-930-9020

And, Save the Date for 

National Association of Women Lawyers's 
Mid-Year Meeting and Awards Luncheon

California Women Lawyers is pleased to be a partnering organization with NAWL's Mid-Year Meeting & Awards Luncheon March 11-12, 2016 at the JW Marriott San Francisco Union Square.  CWL members will receive a 10% discount.  Please email to request the discount code. 

To register, please go to  
The NAWL theme this year is "Women at the Forefront: Leveraging Innovation in the Legal Profession." NAWL promises a comprehensive and rich program relevant to women in all fields of legal practice. Their program includes a mix of professional development and substantive sessions, as well as plenty of networking time. Don't miss the Power Panel, a signature session designed to put an end to the myth that "good girls" should not strive for power. This NAWL panel will share their experiences and wisdom from their different paths to leadership.

CWL 2015 Annual Dinner

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