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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 by visiting: http://wwl.org/Memberregistration/.
Upcoming KCWWL Events
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 Friday, October 15:
2018 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 Natalie Moore, KCWWL Scholarship Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than October 15, 2018.
More information here: https://www.wwl.org/page-1667454
2018 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 Natalie Moore, KCWWL Scholarship Committee Chair, at email@example.com no later than October 15, 2018.
More information here: https://www.wwl.org/page-1666469
KCWWL Holiday Party & Annual Meeting
Please join us to celebrate our accomplishments over the past year, thank our 2018 Board, welcome incoming Board members, and highlight Jubilee Women’s Center as it marks its 35th year empowering women!
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 16th!
Special thanks to ESPY Case Solutions LLC (www.espycase.com) for helping sponsor this event!
Dress for Success Designer Treasures Sale
In partnership with Dress for Success, here are three ways to empower women this October!
A flyer from Dress for Success is attached. DTS flyer.pdf
CanCan Party with KCWWL, QLaw, and MAMA Seattle
KCWWL, QLaw, and MAMA Seattle have partnered to host a “CanCan Party” on October 24 from 5-7. Before and after the scheduled program, there will be an informal opportunity for the members of the various organizations to mingle and enjoy light refreshments (from 5:00-5:30 and 6:30-7:00).
What is a CanCan Party? We’re so glad you asked! See below:
A CanCan Party is great way to educate colleagues, neighbors, family, and friends of any age, gender, and background on ovarian and breast health. Party attendees learn the importance of knowing their body, being an advocate for their health, and living a healthy lifestyle. We create a space where attendees feel safe about asking questions, while making it a fun experience as they learn!
Workshops are led by trained health instructors who teach on a curriculum in line with the latest scientific and medical knowledge on ovarian and breast cancer. Each workshop also includes an ovarian or breast cancer survivor to share her journey.
Attendees learn in a 1-hour party about both ovarian and breast cancer, specifically:
Attendees are empowered to be their own health advocates by:
When: 24 Oct 2018 5:00 PM, PDT
This event is FREE to members of the partnering organizations.
Location: Plaza 600 Conference Room, 600 Stewart Street, Suite 205, Seattle, WA 98101. Limited parking available onsite and on nearby streets, and ample parking available in nearby garages, such as Pacific Place
Contact Rachel Emens at 206-739-5098 with any questions, and RSVP to the link below by October 19.
RVSP HERE: http://qlaw.org/event-3090457/Registration
KCWWL Hosted CLEs:
Free for KCWWL members and students. The cost for non- members is $20 per CLE or $30 for both. Bring your colleagues with you!
More information will be provided on the KCWWL website and Facebook page as we near the events.
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.