WELCOME TO YOUR 2019-2020 KING COUNTY
President: Birgitte Gingold
President-Elect: Amy Riedel
Criminal Law Section Chair: Anela Ramic
Communication Co-Chairs: Ashleigh Holmes & Catherine Becker
Become a Member
Membership in the King County Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers provides networking, mentoring, and volunteer opportunities, unique CLE programs, and social functions, to name a few benefits. KCWWL continues to strive toward the full integration of women in the legal profession and for equality for women everywhere and works toward increasing diversity on the bench. We offer meetings, activities and newsletters, and a chance to get together with other women attorneys in your area and make a difference.
Join or Renew your Membership to King County WWL today.
Judicial Appreciation Luncheon - 2019
The luncheon was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate our award recipients.
Betty B. Fletcher Judge of the Year Award
Judge Monica Benton (ret.), King County Superior Court
Judge G. Helen Whitener, Pierce County Superior Court
Judge Steve Rosen, King County Superior Court
Award for Special Contribution to the Judiciary
The Judicial Institute
News from KCWWL:
But first, a reminder about KCWWL Scholarships:
There's still time to apply for KCWWL's solo and small firm grant and law student scholarships! The application process is simple, and KCWWL is accepting applications for these opportunities until Monday, October 14,2019:
2019 Solo and Small Firm Attorneys Grant Opportunities
The King County Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers is pleased to provide a grant opportunity of up to $1,500.00 each to recognize one or more new solo or small firm (2-5 attorneys) practitioners whose work benefits women directly or improves access to justice for women in Seattle/King County. Please see the grant application posted on the KCWWL website for complete eligibility criteria. Applications should be submitted to Amy Larson, KCWWL Scholarship Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than October 14, 2019.
2019 Scholarship Opportunities
The King County Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers (KCWWL) is pleased to offer a scholarship in the amount of $1,500.00 to one second-year female law student at University of Washington School of Law and one second-year female law student at Seattle University School of Law. The scholarship is intended to promote individualism and courage within the profession and to recognize women who have made significant contributions to the community or have overcome great obstacles in their lives. Recipients must be members of KCWWL (free for all students) and willing to commit ten hours of service to KCWWL. Please see the scholarship application on the KCWWL website for complete eligibility criteria. Applications should be submitted to Amy Larson, KCWWL Scholarship Committee Chair, at email@example.com no later than October 14, 2019.
Have an event you would like to share with KCWWL? Please e-mail KCWWLCommunications@gmail.com
Are you an attorney mom looking to network with kids in tow? KCWWL supports MAMAS: Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle. Visit the MAMAS website to learn more.