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.

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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

  • 2019 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

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  • NYC Ballet Performance of Coppelia

    Join CDWBA for an evening of Ballet! The NYC Ballet is once again coming to SPAC. Join us for an enchanted performance of the 19th century comedic ballet Coppelia, choreographed by George Balanchine and Alexandra Danilova, and one of the … Read More

  • Yoga in Washington Park

    Yoga in Washington Park (weather permitting) – FREE TO MEMBERS. Location will be on the grassy hill above the Park Playhouse. 

  • CDWBA Crossfit Challenge!

    Help bring awareness to the epidemic of sex trafficking in the Capital Region with a workout (WOD) routine for ALL levels. Cost: $20 All proceeds donated to the CDWBA Sex Trafficking Awareness Art Project. Prizes • Yard Games• Post WOD … Read More