AWL Mothers In The Law Playdate #3

Please join us for the 3rd AWL Mother’s in the Law Play date! We will meet at Market Mall for a Stroller date. Date: Friday, January 26, 2018 Location: Market Mall (3625 Shaganappi Trail NW). Meet at the food court, across from the Yogen Früz. Time: 1pm-3pm RSVP: wilmashim@gmail.com  

2017 WILL Awards

On November 9, 2017, the 7th Annual Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Awards were held at the Westin Hotel in Calgary. The WILL Awards are presented annually to women lawyers in recognition of their outstanding dedication, creativity, initiative, achievement, and contribution to the community, profession, legal scholarship, and pro bono activities. The sold-out Awards Dinner… Read more »

Not Just a Bystander Podcast

With all the recent media attention on sexual assault and sexual harassment, it’s a great time to check out the CBA’s podcast “Not Just a Bystander” which discusses what sexual assault and sexual harassment mean in legal terms, why they happen, and what we can do about it.

Supreme Court Appointment

The Association of Women Lawyers would like to congratulate Justice Sheilah Martin on her appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada!

Stay tuned for the return of Mentoring Circles!

AWL is excited to announce that Mentoring Circles will be returning in January! The program will now run for the calendar year so as to coordinate more effectively with our membership year. We’re busy finalizing topics and speakers and look forward to providing you with more details soon.

2017 AWL Golf Tournament

Once again, the 2017 annual AWL Golf Tournament was a great success. With over 90 golfers, this year was made extra special thanks to the amazing weather and total solar eclipse that could be seen in the hours leading up to tee-off. Many keen golfers arrived early to take in the stellar view from the… Read more »

2017 Spring Celebration

The AWL’s annual Spring Celebration presents a unique opportunity to bring together new members of the Law Society of Alberta, the AWL community and members of the judiciary to recognize and celebrate this important rite of passage in a lawyer’s life. All new female 2016 calls are invited to attend and are individually recognized and… Read more »

Lunch & Learn: Bencher Elections

By: Roxanne Davis On May 24, AWL held a Lunch and Learn focused on promoting the upcoming Bencher elections to women who might consider running to become a bencher or supporting other women who stand for election.  AWL is coordinating its efforts in this regard with the Canadian Bar Association’s Women Lawyers’ Forum (WLF) group… Read more »