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

  • JOB POSTINGS

    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

  • 2016 CDWBA Judicial Candidate Questionnaire

    The Capital District Women’s Bar Association has a long history of screening and rating judicial candidates seeking elected positions.  Our goals are to educate our members and the public on the qualifications of individuals seeking judicial office, and to obtain … Read More

News and EventsView All »

  • Annual Installation Dinner

    Come help us celebrate and welcome our 39th President Dana L. Salazar, Esq.  Additionally, the following officers will be sworn in: President-Elect…………………………………………………..  Ricja Rice 1st Vice President……………………………………………..  Casey Copps DiPaola 2nd Vice President……………………………………………  Alyssa Snyder Treasurer………………………………………………………….  Sarah Gold Recording Secretary…………………………………………   … Read More

  • LGBT Pride Month Celebration 2017

    WHEN:  Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. WHERE:  Navona Restaurant, 289 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY DETAILS:  Drink and discuss with the LGBT Committee of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association.  There will be  brief presentation … Read More

  • Diversity Happy Hour **NEW DATE**

    Diversity Happy Hour 2017 Hosted by the NYS Academy of Trial Lawyers Diversity Committee, Albany County Bar Association, Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Association, Capital District Women’s Bar Association and Schenectady County Bar Association. WHERE:  Ama Cocina, 4 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY … Read More