MDFAWL speaks out about issues related to its mission and which affect members. The organization has a strong voice on non-partisan issues affecting women lawyers, like the parental leave rule and sexual cyberharassment statute.
Access to networking opportunities with MDFAWL members, members of the judiciary, corporate counsel, and other voluntary bar organizations and community partners across South Florida and statewide.
Access to leadership opportunities, training programs to inform and educate members about the skills needed for professional advancement and mentoring programs to guide members through application processes.
Opportunities to give back to the South Florida community, including an annual foster youth picnic, law student and opportunities to provide pro bono legal help to individuals in need.
Opportunities to mentor and to be mentored through various programs like MDFAWL's hugely popular speed mentoring event.
MDFAWL weekly emails, quarterly newsletters, blog, and active social media channels.
Stay informed about job opportunities, client referrals, and speaking engagement opportunities. MDFAWL encourages all organizations to be mindful of diversity in programming.
MDFAWL hosts CLE programs designed to educate, expand legal knowledge, and develop the professional development of members.
MDFAWL features its members and their accomplishments, accolades, and publications on its blog, social media, and quarterly newsletters.
Build lifelong friendships with colleagues who share in MDFAWL's mission and values.
EACH TIME A WOMAN STANDS UP FOR HERSELF,
SHE STANDS UP FOR ALL WOMEN.
- Maya Angelou
Our Pro Bono Committee organizes numerous opportunities for members to provide pro bono legal help to those in need, and other service projects to help our South Florida community, such as a book club with incarcerated women in connection with the National Association of Women Judges, and MDFAWL's annual foster youth picnic.
For inquiries related to pro bono, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.