The 2018 Annual Meeting of Members 
of the 
Central New York Women's Bar Association 

will be held on
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. 
Maxwell's in Hanover Square, 122 E. Genesee Street.

The purpose of the meeting is to:
  1. Elect CNYWBA officers and directors for the 2018-2019 term;
  2. Elect the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York ("WBASNY") officers for the 2018-2019 term; 
  3. Present the Second Annual Karen DeCrow Award to Janet Izzo, Esq.; and 
  4. Transact such other business as may be properly brought before the Annual Meeting.

The business portion of the Meeting including the Election of Officers and Directors will take place at the start of the event, followed immediately by the  $30 Member Luncheon.

Please register even if you can only attend the free Member Meeting. Thank you!

Bench Bar Buffet with  Acting Supreme Court Justices Martha Walsh Hood and Martha E. Mulroy

4/10/2018 12:00pm - Save the Date! 
CNY Philanthropy Center Ballroom 

FREE! Registration information to come soon.

Sponsored in collaboration with
The Onondaga County Bar Association Bench Bar Committee

It's a great time to join the Central New York Women's Bar Association because members joining now are counted toward the 2018-2019 membership year and get March through May 2018 free. 

Member Directory

Did you know that you can view our members in a member list on our website? Reach out to your fellow members to connect and refer business. Please visit .
Member Benefits: Did you know that as a member of the Central New York Women's Bar Association, you are automatically a member of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York? Check out the WBASNY benefits available to you and your firm, such as discounts on shipping, car rentals, and pet insurance here!

Other Events and Announcements
2018 Ms. JD Fellowship

In 2010, Ms. JD partnered with the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession to found the Ms. JD Fellowship. The Fellowship is Ms. JD's program to promote mentoring and professional development. Each spring, Ms. JD selects a group of outstanding  second year law students as Fellowship recipients. In addition to receiving invitations and financial support to attend ABA and Ms. JD events, each Fellowship recipient is paired with a mentor chosen from among the  Brent Award honorees, Spirit of Excellence Award recipients, and ABA Commission on Women in the Profession Commissioners. Beyond the mentorship, each year, the Fellows tell us that one of the best parts of the Fellowship is meeting the other incredible rising 3Ls. 
Applications are due  March 31.

April CLE Programs in Syracuse

Basic Lessons on Ethics & Civility
Friday, April 13th  | Syracuse 
Member: $135 | Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $110 | Non-Member: $235

Planning with Your Client's Retirement & Life Insurance
Wednesday, April 25th  | Syracuse 
Member: $175 Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $135 | Non-Member: $275

Advanced Legal Writing
Monday, April 30th | Live Program 
Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel | Syracuse 
Member: $125 | Non-Member: $225

Can't Attend in Person? Register for a Webcast!  
March 27th |  Debt Collections & the Enforcement of Money Judgments
March 29th |  Anatomy & Medicine for Lawyers
April 10th |  Diversity in the American Workforce  
April 10th |  Emerging Technologies for Law Firms
April 10th |  Attorney Fee Dispute Resolution
April 11th |  Premises Liability  
April 16th |  Home Care in New York State  
April 17th |  Technology in Your Practice  
April 18th |  Critical Areas in Matrimonial Law  
April 19th |  Basics of Environmental Law
April 20th |  Basic Lessons on Ethics & Civility
April 20th |  Business Law Basics  
April 25th |  Internet Law Update
April 26th |  Advanced Legal Writing  
April 26th |  Emerging Liability Issues for the Healthcare Industry  
April 27th |  Planning with Your Client's Retirement & Life Insurance  
April 26th |  The Marriage of Elder Law & Family Law

Learn More and Register Today!

Learn more about CLE programs and events in your Area of Practice. 
Update your member profile to receive up-to-date information.

Visit a program registration page listed above for more information and to register
or call our Member Resource Center at 1.800.582.2452.

This event is free and open to the public. 
Job Opportunities

Division of Regional Affairs Buffalo Office - Assistant Attorney General
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) seeks an experienced litigator to work in its  Buffalo Regional Office .  The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of federal and state court litigation.  The attorney will handle all phases of litigation from commencement through trial. 
Reference No. BUF_AAG_3154
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: 

Charities Bureau 
Assistant Attorney General - New York City
The Charities Bureau  of the New York State Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) is seeking a litigation attorney for a staff attorney position in the Trusts & Estates section of its New York City office. The Charities Bureau is a national leader in the oversight of not-for-profit organizations and represents the interests of charitable beneficiaries and New York State in a wide range of matters.
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