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 »

AWL YWL Brunch: Joining a Board

By: Noren Hirani and Jackie Johnson The Young Women Lawyers (YWL) hosted their third successful event of 2017 on Sunday, June 11. Just over 30 female lawyers under a 5-year call gathered at Q-Haute cuisine for brunch and a panel discussion entitled “So you want to be on Board”.   Panelists Diane Petite, Q.C., former… Read more »

2017 Spring Newsletter

Our 2017 Spring Newsletter went out to all of our members on April 10, 2017. It included upcoming events notices and invitations for our members to join the AWL’s committees. If you’d like more information, check it out here.

2016 Women in Law Leadership Awards

This year marked the 6th Annual Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Awards and the introduction of the Law Firm Award, presented to the firm operating in Alberta that best fosters an inclusive environment for women lawyers. The inaugural WILL Law Firm Award was present to Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in recognition of the firm’s… Read more »