Welcome to the Capital District Women’s Bar Association (CDWBA) website, a Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. Founded in 1978, the CDWBA is more than 350 members strong. Private practitioners, judges, government attorneys, court officials, in-house counsel, and law students are welcome. Friends of the Association include non-attorneys in law-related professions, including paralegals.
To promote the advancement of Capital Region women involved in, or affected by, the legal profession.
To encourage the fair and impartial administration of justice
To provide public service and community education
To offer forums for members to foster legal, professional, and personal relationships
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Madalyn Rosa DeThomasis
First Vice President
Second Vice President