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.


The Judiciary Committee is Now Accepting Applications...

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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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  • Diversity and Gender Fairness Committee Meeting

    DGF Committee is seeking members to help kick off the 2019-2020 year and help with planning and organizing the events for the year. Please consider joining and attending the meeting! Location TBD. 

  • CDWBA Law on Tap CLE: Legal Issues in the Craft Beverage Industry

    Come join CDWBA as we travel by charter bus to three local breweries for beer tastings, all while earning 2 CLE credits! Price includes appetizers at Mad Jack Brewing Co., beer tastings at Great Flats Brewing and Wolf Hollow Brewing Company, transportation to … Read More

  • CDWBA Board Meeting