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.


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Table for Eight with Judge Sarah Zabel

On July 24, 2013, MDFAWL held its monthly Table for Eight at Tre Restaurant in downtown Miami. Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel was the guest of honor at the luncheon, which was hosted by MDFAWL President Elect, Deborah Baker, Esq. of Lipscomb, Eisenberg & Baker, P.L. Judge Zabel is... Read More

Judicial Reception Hosted by Stearns Weaver Miller

In October, the MDFAWL Judicial Reception was hosted by Stearns Weaver Miller, who represent clients that range from small start-up ventures to some of the largest multinational corporations in the world. See below for photos from the event.

MD-FAWL 33rd Installation and Awards Ceremony (Photos)

BY:  Sherril Colombo, President, MDFAWL The new MDFAWL Board had its 33rd Annual Installation event on June 13th at the Hotel Intercontinental. We had the honor of Chief Judge Bertila Soto, the first woman and first Cuban-American, to serve as chief judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit, delivering the oath... Read More

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We hope you plan to attend our "Corporate Counsel Appreciation Happy Hour" this Thursday, 11/16 @ 6 PM at Pawn Broker at the The Langford Hotel (121 SE 1st Street). Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney is sponsoring this event and we are very excited! RSVP online!event/register/2017/11/16/corporate-counsel-appreciation-happy-hour-1! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks Americans for Immigrant Justice we had a great time this past weekend. Thank you for the informative training. We can't wait to use it to help others!! #AIJustice #MDFAWL #probono ... See MoreSee Less

The #AIJustice team spent a productive weekend engaging with community members and partner organizations! With the help of the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers-MDFAWL, Haitian Lawyers Association, and Catholic Legal Services Archdiocese of Miami, Inc. we were able to conduct 100 intakes across our two legal screening clinics this past Saturday! In addition to the great work of our clinic volunteers and Family Defense team, our Children’s Legal Program paralegal, Emilio, represented AI Justice at the Florida PTA’s #AllChildrenSummit. Thank you to all who made this weekend such an impactful experience!

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We hope you're going to join us this Wednesday for what promises to be another awesome #MDFAWL program. "The Art of the Ask" will be held at BizNest starting at 6 PM. Apps & drinks will be served. Please RSVP!! ... See MoreSee Less

We're excited about our upcoming collaboration with BizNest on 11/8 .... The Art of the Ask: a panel discussion concerning salary negotiation strategies for young lawyers. There's NO cost to attend and drinks and appetizers are included! Register online today here:!event/register/2017/11/9/panel-discussion-salary-negotiation-strategies-f... Thanks to the The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division for helping to make this event possible with your grant!

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We are THRILLED to announce that #MDFAWL won the Broward County Bar Association YLS Thriller Dance Challenge! Thanks for everyone who liked, shared, and commented!! We will keep you posted on exactly where we are donating our prize money, but it will be going toward Puerto Rico hurricane relief.

#ThrillerDanceChallenge #BCBAYLSThrills #MDFAWL

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Have you RSVPd for #yoga tomorrow with @Pranayogamiami in Peacock Park? It's FREE - just sign up here #MDFAWL

.@FAWL_FAWL and everyone thanks for your votes - WE WON!! @theflabar

.@Broward_Bar thanks for declaring us winners in the #thrillerchallenge we are so excited to have helped raise $ for PR hurricane relief!

I spoke to @brianpia3340 @abc3340 about revenge porn victims and what they can do @endtherevenge @CCRInitiative

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