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Lawyers and non-lawyers of all genders who support our mission are eligible for membership in MDFAWL. We are the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, not of Women Lawyers.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Join MDFAWL

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For membership inquiries, contact us at membership@mdfawl.org

VOICE

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.

NETWORKING

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.

LEADERSHIP

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.

SERVICE

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.

MENTORING

Opportunities to mentor and to be mentored through various programs like MDFAWL's hugely popular speed mentoring event.

MEDIA

MDFAWL weekly emails, quarterly newsletters, blog, and active social media channels.

OPPORTUNITY

Stay informed about job opportunities, client referrals, and speaking engagement opportunities. MDFAWL encourages all organizations to be mindful of diversity in programming.

EDUCATION

MDFAWL hosts CLE programs designed to educate, expand legal knowledge, and develop the professional development of members.

RECOGNITION

MDFAWL features its members and their accomplishments, accolades, and publications on its blog, social media, and quarterly newsletters.

FRIENDSHIP

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

 

Pro Bono

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: probono@mdfawl.org.

Join a Committee

For inquiries about how to join a committee, contact us at president@mdfawl.org.

 

Fund a Scholarship

To learn more about our 501(c)(3) organization, the MDFAWL Foundation, or to make a donation, visit our MDFAWL Foundation site.

 

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Apply for an Award

Visit our awards page to learn more about the awards bestowed by MDFAWL each year and to submit an application.

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