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. Friends of the Association include non-attorneys in law-related professions, including paralegals.


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  • Events & CLE Opportunities Outside of the CDWBA

    The CDWBA works to help spread the word for other similar organizations when they are hosting events and CLE opportunities that may be of interest to our membership.  Please check back often to see what is going on around the … 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

  • 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.   INTERNSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS … Read More

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  • CDWBA Self-Defense Class

    This is free members only event. The training will be conducted at the upper classroom of the Town of Colonie Municipal Training Center located at 100 Wade Rd., Latham, NY. Participants should bring/wear loose workout clothing. Please RSVP below! *This … Read More

  • New Members Reception

    Members who are new to the CDWBA are invited to join the current Directors and Officers and past presidents of the CDWBA for a cocktail party. This is a great opportunity to get to know the leadership of the CDWBA, … Read More

  • CDWBA Board Meeting