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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2013 MDFAWL Elections!

MD-FAWL’s held its first contested election in many years. Congratulations to the Incoming Officers and Directors!

First Annual General Membership Picnic

MD-FAWL’s First Annual General Membership Picnic. Our first annual picnic was a great success. Food, fun and friends were on tap, as well as volley ball, a bounce house, and an egg-hunt. Attendance by members, friends and families was abundant. Thanks to Linda Leali for organizing, with the help of... Read More

Rainmaking: Skills to Develop Business for Women by Women

Rainmaking: Skills to Develop Business for Women by Women – a free CLE offered to MD-FAWL members. Hosted by Board Member, Lara Bach, this CLE featured an impressive panel of women partners who lead successful law firms in South Florida, including our own FAWL-member, Katie Phang. Thanks to Weil Gotshal... 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 www.mdfawl.org/events/#!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: www.mdfawl.org/events/#!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 https://t.co/whpdPAdMqL #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!

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