MDFAWL is a volunteer bar association dedicated to actively promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession, expanding the leadership role of its members in the community at large, and promoting women’s rights.


Attention MDFAWL members:

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Legal Leadership Opportunities

The Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers highly encourages the involvement of women lawyers in leadership roles in the local, state and national community.  Listed below are two available leadership positions.   Please e-mail our Leadership Chair, Linda Leali, at with potential leadership opportunities that might be of... Read More

Welcome Reception

MD-FAWL hosted a Cocktail Reception to welcome the new members of our judiciary and honor former FAWL Board members currently on the bench.  The evening was a grand success.  Thanks to Lisa Lehner and Elizabeth Vega-Patino for organizing the event, and thanks to our generous sponsor, Carlton Fields. May 2:  9th... Read More

MDFAWL Members Apply for US District Judge, Southern District of Florida

The following MDFAWL members submitted applications for one of the two open positions for US District Judge, Southern District of Florida:     The Honorable Beth Bloom The Honorable Beatrice Butchko The Honorable John Thornton Information will be published in the coming days regarding submitting written input from the bench and... Read More

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We had a great time today with Martin Zilber Judge at our #Tablefor8 lunch! Thank you to all #MDFAWL members who attended. We hope to see you again soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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Sign up today to participate in our roundtable discussion on mental health and wellness in the legal profession and earn 2 CLE credits. This luncheon will take place on October 17 from 11:45AM to 1:15PM at GrayRobinson, P.A. Miami Office! Visit!event/2017/10/17/leadership-committee-mental-health-cle for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't miss the opportunity to participate in our Sixth Annual "Speed" Networking and Mentoring Event on Wed., October 25th from 6PM to 8:30PM! Make sure to RSVP by October 20th! Visit!event/2017/10/25/mdfawl-sixth-annual-8220-speed-8221-networking-and-mento... ... See MoreSee Less

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We hope to see you at this program today at Greenberg Traurig! ... See MoreSee Less

Join us on Wednesday October 11 for a CLE workshop by 20/20 Leadership Group. The event will take place at Greenberg Traurig starting at 11:30 AM. The workshop is designed by lawyers for lawyers to help attendees transform CLIENTS into CONTACTS! Marla Grant and Yuliya LaRoe will be presenting and it only costs $15, which includes CLE credit AND lunch!! Register online before it is sold out!!!event/register/2017/10/11/transform-your-contacts-into-clients

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We enjoyed our #Tablefor8 lunch with Judge @MartinZilber! Thank you to all the @MDFAWL members who attended. #MiamiDade @ZestMiami

A few spots left! Register today for some biz dev training with us! It will be fab! (And CLE + lunch for only $15)!!

TRANSFORM YOUR CONTACTS INTO CLIENTS! Workshop 10/11 at @GT_Law with @2020lead Register here: $15 incl lunch & CLE!

.@theflabar Register for our "Building Resilience" #mentalhealth program on 10/17? Thx to sponsor @USCenturyBank

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