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. Associate membership is offered to 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

  • 2015 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

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  • Night of BBQ and baseball at Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy

    The CDWBA is pleased to announce it will be a co-sponsor of the Albany County Bar Association night of BBQ and baseball at Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy.  Ticket cost (to be announced shortly) includes the barbeque, a hat and … Read More

  • Date Night Performance of NYC Ballet

    Prix fixe dinner starts at 6pm and the performance starts at 8PM Please join us for an exclusive summertime performance by the NYC Ballet – Jewels at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. This promises to be an amazing performance.  See … Read More