Save the Date! 
More information will follow.

WBASNY Board of Directors Meeting

Our entire membership is welcome to come and participate! 

Saturday, November 18
10:00 am -  3:00 pm
Syracuse University Law School

We do not have a final agenda available at this time, but we expect that committee meetings will take place between 10-12pm, and then a meeting of the Board of Directors (executive committee, WBASNY officers, and delegates from all the chapters PLUS any other interested members) from 1-3 after lunch from 12-1. Please join us for a meeting of a substantive committee in your practice area, or to participate in discussions about long range planning for WBASNY, or sign up to help plan Convention in May 2018 in Cooperstown, NY. Take part in discussions about the future of our organization, network with practitioners from around the state, and learn where your membership dues go. We hope to see you there! 

Registration required--information to follow.

It's time to renew your

CNYWBA membership!


Have you renewed your membership yet? What are you waiting for? Still to come this membership year: 

  • Family Law CLE on trauma-informed advocacy and same-sex parentage cases (December)--FREE for members
  • Holiday party (December)
  • Federal and State Appellate Practice CLE (Spring 2018)
  • Family Law CLE on Indian Child Welfare Act (Spring 2018); and
  • Two more Mentoring Luncheons FREE for members
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 2017-2018 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. 


You can pay online HERE.

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!

Awards and Recognition 
Ellen Weinstein, past President of OCBA and a former Trustee of the Bar Foundation, is being recognized by the National Council of Jewish Women at its annual awards luncheon on Monday, October 9th.  A table of Association/Foundation members, current and past, is being organized.
The cost is $36. If you are interested in participating, please contact Peggy Walker by e-mail or at 579-2582  by October 2.  The reservation will be made on your behalf and and payment will be collected at the event.
Ellen was and continues to be a major force in and for our legal community and our organizations - this is a great way to acknowledge her.
Please consider nominating a member of the Central New York Women's Bar Association for a statewide or national award. If you know a worthy candidate, please contact us. We would love to help nominate our members for awards! 

Other Events and Announcements

For more information and to apply today:
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Job Opportunities

Assistant Attorney General,  Division of Economic Justice, 
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The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney with experience in information technology and consumer protection law for its Bureau of Internet and Technology  (BIT)  in New York City. In recent years, the Office has investigated a wide range of issues affecting the Internet, including spyware, spam, online privacy, child safety, gambling, free speech and fraud. 

Assistant Attorney General, OAG Claims Bureau Medical Malpractice Section - New York City
The New York State Office of the Attorney General's Claims Bureau in New
York City is seeking an experienced trial attorney to defend Medical Malpractice and Tort cases. The selected candidate will defend the state in medical malpractice and tort actions, from commencement through trial, with post-trial briefs often required.

Senior Trial Counsel, Civil Rights Bureau - New York City 
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a dedicated and experienced trial attorney to serve in the Civil Rights Bureau in the New York City office as a senior trial counsel. The Bureau enforces laws protecting New Yorkers from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, military status, source of income, or disability. Using federal, state, and local laws, the Bureau investigates and prosecutes alleged patterns of unlawful discrimination in a variety of settings, including employment, housing, education, police and social services, credit and banking, and places of public accommodation. 
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