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 »

  • CDWBA Kick-Off/ Sweet Success

    WHAT:     CDWBA Fall Kick-Off and Sweet Success WHEN:    Tuesday, October 2 at 5:30pm WHERE:  Brown’s Brewing Company, 417 River Street, Troy DETAILS: Come join us as the CDWBA Kicks off another great year by recognizing our very own members who … Read More

  • Brown Bag Lunch with Hon. Jennifer G. Sober

    Come sit and converse over lunch (bring your own) about a wide range of topics.  This is a FREE event for CDWBA members and a great opportunity to get to know the Judge and have an informal conversation in her chambers. … Read More

  • CDWBA Board Meeting