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

News and EventsView All »

  • Annual Membership Meeting

  • The Legal Project Pro Bono Awards Luncheon

    Please join us for our Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon, commemorating the 23rd year of service by the Legal Project. We will honor those volunteers and community partners who have gone above and beyond to promote access to justice in … Read More

  • CDWBA LGBT Committee Meet & Mix

    Its been a long winter, and we have a lot to discuss. Please join us for the next meeting of the LGBT committee. Meet at the new office of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York. Followed by mixer … Read More