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

  • 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 »

  • Judicial Reception

    WHEN:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. WHERE:  City Hall of Albany, 24 Eagle Street, Albany, NY DETAILS:  The Capital District Women’s Bar Association cordially invites you to attend the 40th Annual Judicial Reception.  Come enjoy lavish hors … Read More

  • CLE on Diversity

    WHEN:  Friday, March 31, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (12:30 p.m. registration) WHERE:  Albany County Office Building, 112 State Street, Albany, NY 12207 Sponsored by the Third Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee.  Co-sponsored by:  Albany County Bar Association; Albany Law … Read More

  • CDWBA Committee on Sex Trafficking Meeting

    WHEN:  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 – 6:30 p.m. WHERE:  The Legal Project, 24 Aviation Road, #101, Albany, NY 12205 DETAILS:  The Committee is reviewing ways to help sex trafficking victims in our area, including he creation of a Human Trafficking … Read More