Sarasota FAWL celebrates the life of Vanda Bayliss, a founding member of our chapter

Vanda Yvonne Bayliss, 67, passed away March 3rd, 2019, in Sarasota, Florida after a brief battle with cancer. Her Celebration of Life will be ... continue reading

When Will We Stop Counting? — The Numbers Still Matter to Florida Bar President Michelle R. Suskauer

I am often introduced as the sixth woman president of The Florida Bar. When will we stop counting how many women have been president ... continue reading

Allison Archbold

Allison Archbold found an unusual way to get over the “stage fright” she experienced before moot court and mock trials in law school.  She ... continue reading

Sarasota FAWL Congratulates the Election of Judge Kimberly Bonner as the Twelth Judicial Circuit’s First Female Chief Judge

FAWL congratulates the unanimous election of the Honorable Kimberly C. Bonner to serve as the next Chief Judge of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Court ... continue reading

Judge Judy Goldman

She hasn’t always worn a black robe to work.  After college (at USF), she wore the uniform of a juvenile probation officer, a college ... continue reading

Parental Leave Petition Comments Due by November 15, 2018

Court asks for comments on proposed parental leave rule Florida Bar members are being asked their opinions about whether a Rule of Judicial Administration ... continue reading

Wanted: A Few Good Mentors

Booker Law Academy stimulates young minds ‘Our kids are better prepared to compete against their peers in a multitude of ways’ In a tiny ... continue reading

FAWL summit focuses on women in the law

The Florida Association for Women Lawyers recently hosted its annual Women Lawyers Summit in Atlantic Beach to address business development for women, parental leave, ... continue reading

A Current Glance at Women in the Law

Published in January 2018 by the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 Phone: 312-988-5715 ... continue reading

Florida Association for Women Lawyers: Public Service Award Winners

The Public Service Award, first presented in 1985, recognizes projects of women’s bar associations which benefit women and children within the legal system. The ... continue reading