MDFAWL speaks out about non-partisan issues relating to its mission and affecting its members, such as the Florida Supreme Court’s adoption of the Parental-Leave Continuance Rule (Fla. R. Jud. Admin. 2.570) and the criminalization of sexual cyberharassment
(Fla. Stat. § 784.049).
MDFAWL enables its members to grow their networks to include members of the judiciary, corporate counsel, community partners, and representatives from other voluntary bar organizations.
MDFAWL hosts training programs to provide its members with skills needed for professional advancement.
Service is at the core of MDFAWL’s mission. MDFAWL members give back to the South Florida community by providing pro bono representation to the indigent, treating foster youths to an annual picnic, donating goods to women’s and children’s shelters,
MDFAWL provides its more experienced members the opportunity to mentor other MDFAWL members, including through MDFAWL’s popular speed mentoring events.
MDFAWL strives to ensure that its membership, programming, acts of service, and communications contribute to a safer, more respectful, and more inclusive legal community in South Florida and beyond.
MDFAWL encourages its members to share job and speaking engagement opportunities and client referrals with one another.
MDFAWL hosts CLE programs designed to educate, expand legal knowledge, and develop the professional development of members.
MDFAWL features its members’ accomplishments, accolades, and publications in its weekly emails, quarterly newsletters, and social media posts.
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
MDFAWL offers numerous opportunities for members to provide pro bono legal help to those in need, and to take part in other service projects to help our South Florida community.
For inquiries related to pro bono, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.