Installation of the 2018-2019 Executive Board
Volunteer Recognition

Thursday, June 21, 2018

5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Eleven Waters, 500 South Warren Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

Complimentary Valet 

The Hon. Brian F. DeJoseph, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, will administer the oath.

Free for members - please join us!

Congratulations to CNYWBA Member Jillian L. McGuire, Esq.

Recipient of the WBASNY Hanna S. Cohn Pro Bono Award  at the 2018 WBASNY Convention.
It's time to renew your
CNYWBA membership!
The CNYWBA is the best bargain in bar association membership AND gives you membership and access to a statewide organization fighting for gender equity in our profession and throughout our state.
Please take a moment to renew your Central New York Women's Bar Association (CNYWBA) membership for the 2018-2019 membership year with this  application and become part of a group of esteemed attorneys and judges who advance our mission:  to promote justice for all, regardless of sex; to advance the social, economic and legal status of women through the law; to expand opportunities for women and to raise the level of competence and integrity in the legal profession. 

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

More information: Please contact Beth Diebel, District Executive, 518-285-8300  

Kick off the summer by attending the Annual Welcome to Syracuse event!

FREE TO ALL, this reception and award ceremony, honoring the NYS Unified Court System, is brought to you by the OCBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee  (and our many sponsors!!).  Let us know to expect you by sending us an email.

Want to attend the free CLE beforehand? Click HERE to register.

Join the 

CNY Diaper Bank 
Young Professionals Board of Directors 

for a night out at 

World of Beer 

Thursday, June 14 

15% of proceeds from 5-9pm will be donated back to the Diaper Bank's mission of supporting babies and families in need in Central New York.  Please mention to your server/bartender that you are attending for the CNY Diaper Bank.  

For more information on diaper need in Central New York and the work of the CNY Diaper Bank, go to

Registration is Now Open
October 2-4, 2018

NYSBA's Partnership Conference is the premier civil legal services educational and networking conference in New York State.  The Partnership Conference is attended by leaders of civil legal service organizations and private law firms from across New York State. 
The conference will provide over thirty programs, covering a diverse range of subjects, including program innovation and management, technology and substantive legal topics, such as immigration, foreclosure, domestic violence, government benefits, and housing, among others.
The New York State Bar Association's Committee on Legal Aid is pleased to call for nominations for the 2018 Denison Ray Civil Awards and the Phil Dailey Award.  These awards will be presented at the Denison Ray Awards Dinner on October 3, 2018.  Please see this nomination form for more details.
For more information: please contact Eunice Bencke, Pro Bono Assistant at (518)487-5641 or Kristen Wagner, Director of Pro Bono Services (518) 487-5640.
Sponsorship opportunities: If you or your company are interested in sponsorship and marketing opportunities with the 2018 Partnership Conference, CLICK HERE for details.

Job Opportunities

I-81 Project Manager
The NYCLU seeks to employ a highly qualified individual to manage and execute our work related to the replacement of the I-81 viaduct in Syracuse, New York. This position is based in Syracuse and reports to the Advocacy Director in the New York City office, and the Chapter Director in Syracuse.
The NYCLU seeks to influence the I-81 viaduct project to protect and expand the civil rights and liberties of people in Syracuse who will be most heavily impacted. This project implicates many areas of our work including racial and economic justice, due process of law, government transparency, democratic participation, and school and housing segregation.

NYS OAG - Antitrust Bureau
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an attorney to join its  Antitrust Bureau in New York City as an Assistant Attorney General (AAG). The Antitrust Bureau's mission is to enforce federal and state antitrust laws on behalf of New York and its citizens, and to promote and protect the competitive process and the New York economy.

NYS OAG - Volunteer Opportunities for Attorneys & Recent Law School Graduates 

All Divisions - Volunteer Assistant Attorney General Statewide
The New York State Office of the  Attorney General ("OAG") is seeking bright, dynamic, hard-working, motivated attorneys to serve on behalf of the people of the State of New York as Volunteer Assistant Attorneys General within bureaus and regional offices throughout the state.

Division of Social Justice Social Justice Fellowship Volunteer Assistant Attorney General 
Social Justice Fellows will be placed in one of the Division's six (6) bureaus designated as a Volunteer Assistant Attorney General.* Fellow(s) will have the opportunity to work with experienced attorneys to gain hands-on legal experience assisting with all aspects of the Bureau's work including investigations, litigation, public education and community outreach.

Litigation Bureau - Commercial Section Volunteer Assistant Attorney General - New York City
The attorneys assigned to the Commercial Section of the  Litigation Bureau primarily represent the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Department of Taxation and Finance, the Department of Financial Services, the Department of State, and the New York State Insurance Fund, in state and federal courts in legal actions involving administrative law, state regulation, taxation, finance, insurance law, and employment discrimination.

For more information about the OAG:
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