AWL is committed to promoting the advancement, interests, equality and well-being of all women in the legal profession. Our members come from varied personal backgrounds as well as from diverse professional settings including practitioners of all ages and in all areas of the law. Our members include sole practitioners, associates or partners in small, medium or large firms, in-house counsel, Crown Prosecutors, businesswomen, law students, articling students, retired lawyers, politicians and patrons from the judiciary.
The nominal membership fee allows members of AWL to benefit first and foremost from interaction with other members, including exposure to the wide variety of talent, experience, insight and mentoring capabilities of the membership at large. Other benefits include:
- regular networking, educational, and social activities including the annual Golf Tournament, Mentoring Circles, U of C Liaison Activities, Young Women Lawyers events, WILL Awards, annual Spring Celebration, Lunch and Learn, and Networking Nights.
- E-mail notification of upcoming events
- Mutual support, encouragement, and socializing
Members are encouraged to provide feedback, ideas and comments to ensure that AWL continues to be responsive to your needs. Set up your AWL membership Online or contact firstname.lastname@example.org, as we would like to welcome you as our newest member and colleague.
*** Please note that the membership year runs from January 1 to December 31 of the calendar year. Early renewals may be granted at the discretion of the AWL Executive.***