Raise The Ruth – A Limited Edition Collaboration with The Boozy Moo!

The Capital District Women’s Bar Association and The Boozy Moo! collaborate to present a premium alcohol infused ice cream flavor inspired by the Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg – 1933-2020

The Capital District Women's Bar Association joins the nation in mourning the passing of the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsberg, aka "Notorious RBG," a fierce advocate for gender equality, Justice Ginsberg was a trailblazer, a role model and icon. Justice Ginsberg, the...

Introducing the e-Mentorship Program

Mentors are important for attorneys in any stage of their career- and for newly admitted attorneys and student members, they are even more so.  The CDWBA e-Mentorship Program will be focused on creating professional relationships with CDWBA attorneys who can...

President’s Message – Fall Membership Drive

Is it fall yet?!  It sure is in my house, evidenced by the Modern Harvest & Pumpkin Chai candles burning regularly.  This fall brings a new season with a new normal, as well as a new CDWBA year filled with new virtual programs and...

Presidents Message

Dear Members,   Hello everyone. I wanted to introduce myself as the new president of the Capital District Women’s Bar Association’s for the year of 2020-21! I have been a part of this organization for many years now and have served in many positions...


Hon. Susan Kushner 2022-2024 First Term Glinnesa Gailliard, Esq. 2022-2024 Second Term Julia Kosineski, Esq. 2022-2024 First Term Said Ibrahim, Esq. 2022-2024 First Term Megan Van Aken, Esq. 2022-2024 First Term Hon. Ricja Rice 2022-2024 Second Term Lauren Mordacq, Esq. 2021-2023 First Term Lianne Pinchuk, Esq. 2021-2023 First Term Yiselle Rodriguez Ruoso, Esq.  2021-2023 First Term Tina Sciocchetti, Esq. 2021-2023 First Term Kimberley Wallace, Esq. 2021-2023 First Term Elizabeth A. Weikel, Esq. 2021-2023 First Term

Immediate Past President : Kasey K. Hildonen, Esq.


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.

Upcoming Events


Date: August 16th, 2022. 
Location: Brown's Revolution Hall

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