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.

CDWBA Recent AnnouncementsView All »

  • 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

  • 2017 CDWBA Judicial Candidate Questionnaire

    The Judicial Task Force’s mission is to educate members and the community on the qualifications of candidates for judicial office in the Third and Fourth Judicial Districts. We have prepared a questionnaire for the candidates.  Please feel free to share … Read More

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  • Summer Board Meeting

  • Sex Trafficking Committee Meeting

    Please join the Sex Trafficking Committee at our monthly meeting where we will discuss ways to raise awareness and support victims in our community. Current projects include a photography exhibit featuring evidence used in successful trafficking prosecutions, and starting a … Read More

  • Namaste with CDWBA! Free Yoga in Washington Park

    Free Yoga in the Park! Fellow members Mara Afzali, Delaney Rivers and Kelly Vidur will teach yoga in Washington Park every Saturday (weather permitting) beginning July 28, 2018 through September 1, 2018. This class is designed for beginners, but all … Read More