A collective voice to advance women in the legal profession

The Sarasota Chapter of the Florida Association For Women Lawyers, Inc. was established in 1984 to provide educational monthly meetings; promote networking among female and male lawyers in the community; provide mentoring for women lawyers through members and other resources; establish a referral base, and to encourage cooperation, support, and friendships among attorneys.


FAWL congratulates the unanimous election of the Honorable Kimberly C. Bonner to serve as the next Chief Judge of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court beginning July 1, 2019. Judge Bonner will be the first woman

Court asks for comments on proposed parental leave rule Florida Bar members are being asked their opinions about whether a Rule of Judicial Administration is needed to guide judges when lawyers request a continuance because

Booker Law Academy stimulates young minds ‘Our kids are better prepared to compete against their peers in a multitude of ways’ In a tiny Southwest Florida corner of the legal universe, a high-energy voluntary bar

The Florida Association for Women Lawyers recently hosted its annual Women Lawyers Summit in Atlantic Beach to address business development for women, parental leave, confidence, and intersectionality. Programming on business development recognized that “women are