AWL is excited to continue its Mentoring Circles Program for another year, which is available to women lawyers in Calgary of all years of call and practice status. Participants may be practicing, non-practicing, or retired members of the Law Society of Alberta. This Mentoring Circles Program is unique in its format, focus and participants in… Read more »
Join us for a formal luncheon to hear a Keynote Address by Marjorie Hickey Q.C., presenting counsel for the Canadian Judicial Council at the Camp Inquiry, followed by a panel discussion including Alice Woolley, professor of law at the University of Calgary and one of the initiating complainants in the Camp inquiry and Lise Gotell, professor,… Read more »
***NOTE: the time for the Spring Celebration has been changed to 12:00-1:30 PM on May 12, 2017. If you had previously confirmed your attendance, there is no need to re-RSVP. *** Join us and special guest, the Honourable Kathleen Ganley, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, on May 12, 2017, as we celebrate the Calgary… Read more »
The Court Support Program at the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter provides coordinated, early, and ongoing intervention for women and their children who have or are currently experiencing family violence and abuse and who need to access legal and/or court services to ensure the safety of their family. Our Court Support Coordinators help women navigate their… Read more »
Our 2017 Winter Newsletter was sent to all members on January 16, 2017. To catch up on all of our exciting news, view the Newsletter here.
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 »
Our 2016 Fall Newsletter was sent to all members on September 26, 2016. To catch up on all of our exciting news, view the Newsletter here.
On June 27, the Association of Women Lawyers held its annual Spring Celebration to welcome and celebrate the new female lawyers called to the bar. Provincial Court Judge Joanne Durant provided her words of wisdom at the event and spoke to the audience about the importance of confidence. Members of the Court of Appeal, Court… Read more »
This year’s annual AWL Golf Tournament was another roaring success – literally! We had 109 women registered to play and they showed up in full force, notwithstanding the wind and cold. The organizers of this year’s AWL Golf Tournament are tremendously grateful to everyone who sponsored, participated in and contributed to this year’s tournament, which… Read more »
On May 8, twenty AWL members and guests spent the evening making more than 160 servings of delicious and nutritious soup for the youth at Cornerstone Youth Centre. Cornerstone Youth Centre is a free, after school drop-in center, for youth in grades 6-9 which provides a safe and caring place to go after school for… Read more »