Celebrating and Supporting Women in the Legal Profession
Monterey County Women Lawyers Association
Supports the welfare of women in the legal profession, the judiciary, and the Monterey Bay community
Works to eliminate discrimination based on sex
Fosters mutual support and cooperation among MCWLA members, the legal community, and the judiciary
Awards scholarships to students enrolled in law school
Provides continuing legal education to members of the legal community
SAVE THE DATE!
On November 16, 2023, MCWLA will host its Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner to present the
2023 Lady Justice Lifetime Achievement Award for Legal Advocacy and Community Service
MCWLA Board Statement on US Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade
(Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, June 24, 2022)
In Honor and Appreciation of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(1933 - 2020)
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dedicated her life to advancing the rule of law and was a persistent advocate for gender equality and women’s rights. MCWLA continues to celebrate and honor Justice Ginsburg's trailblazing spirit, her dedication to justice, and her indelible legacy as a champion of civil rights and "equal justice under law" for all.