Welcome to CDWBA

Welcome to the website for the Capital District Women’s Bar Association (CDWBA), 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. Associate membership is offered to non-attorneys in law-related professions, including paralegals.

CDWBA Recent AnnouncementsView All »

  • Scholarships & Internships

    Included here are scholarships and internships available for Law Students.  They are listed in no particular order.  These scholarships are offered by external associations, the CDWBA is only giving notice of the opportunities to our Law Student Members. OFFICE OF THE NEW … Read More


    Below is a list of job postings throughout the Capital Region and beyond.  The listings are in order of posting to the website (most recent at top); however, listings outside the Capital Region appear at the end.  If you know … Read More

  • 2014 CDWBA Judicial Candidate Questionnaire

    CLICK HERE FOR RESPONSES TO THE 2014 CDWBA JUDICIAL CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE, COMPLETE WITH PHOTOS. The Capital District Women’s Bar Association has a long history of screening and rating judicial candidates seeking elected positions.  Our goals are to educate our members … Read More

News and EventsView All »

  • CDWBA Board Meeting

    May meeting of the CDWBA Board of Directors.  This is the final meeting of the 2014-2015 Board of Directors

  • Installation Dinner

    This year we will be welcoming our 37th President, Linda B. Johnson, Esq, as well as the rest of our 2015-2016 slate of officers (to be announced when elected). More details and formal invitations will follow.