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

VIDEO: The Florida Bar News: Why are women leaving the law?

In an age when women are graduating from law school at the same rate as men, why are they leaving the profession in such ... continue reading

Syprett: Debating elected vs. appointed judges

I was initially taken aback by Hugh Culverhouse Jr.’s reported response to the unseating of Circuit Judge Brian Iten and the recent election of ... continue reading

Current State FAWL Initiatives – #FiredUp4FAWL

The Florida Association for Women Lawyers presents its FAWL Summit 2018 – October 11 – 13, 2018 Please join us for networking and CLE Programming ... continue reading

Abadin Boosts the Number of Women on Bar Committees

Ramón Abadin It was by design that Ramón Abadin appointed more women to committees than any other Florida Bar president-elect.“I am mindful of the disparity of ... continue reading

FAWL Mentoring Programs

For information about FAWL Mentoring Programs, please contact your chapter’s Mentoring Committee chair or FAWL Young Lawyers Section Chair (Ex Officio to Executive Board) ... continue reading