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Join Minnesota Women Lawyers

Become an MWL member: Joining Minnesota Women Lawyers will connect you with a network of over 1,300 lawyers, judges, law students, and legal employers who are committed to MWL's mission. You will find that MWL provides ample opportunities for leadership, professional development, mentoring, networking, and so much more.

Become a Premier Member: A Premier Membership allows you to demonstrate your commitment to MWL's mission, streamline your annual support, and enjoy the benefits all year long.

Attend an Upcoming Event

MWL has a full calendar of events, ranging from our Signature Events to CLEs to our Affinity Groups.

View our calendar of events to learn more.

Join a Committee

Participate in a Committee: MWL is a mission-driven organization led primarily by the efforts of many volunteers. Co-chairs and members of MWL's committees coordinate countless events, projects and initiatives each year.

Complete details on all of the Committees and Co-Chairs are available here.

 Join an Affinity Group

Participate in an Affinity Group: Affinity Groups consist of members who form a group to advance a common interest, professional goal, or form with the intent to network and promote collegiality. 

Complete details on all of the Affinity Groups and Co-Chairs are available here.

 Engage with an MWL Chapter

MWL has four affiliated regional chapters in addition to the main office in Minneapolis. Each chapter elects its own leadership and coordinates various events throughout the year. 

Complete details on all of the MWL Chapters and Chapter Leadership are available here.

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Make the Most of Your MWL Membership

Thanks to the active involvement of its membership, Minnesota Women Lawyers is one of the most vibrant women’s bar associations in the country. However, the value of a membership in MWL is really based upon what one makes of the opportunities available.  Therefore, members are encouraged get to attend an event, participate in a Chapter meeting, join a Committee to help coordinate an event or an initiative, create an Affinity Group, or contact us about something completely new. 


Member Benefits at a Glance:


• Receive discount registration to MWL's signature events, as well as other sponsored programs and seminars.
• Consider MWL a powerful source of potential clients and career advancement, through its many networking, social and professional development opportunities.
• Attend modestly-priced or free CLE’s on topics of interest to our membership. 
• Gain valuable leadership skills by serving on an MWL Committee, Taskforce, Chapter Board, or the Board of Directors.

• Search the MWL Member Directory, a valuable resource for referrals and networking.
• Participate in a student to attorney mentoring program.
• Receive MWL’s quarterly online publication With Equal Right, the only statewide publication focusing on issues important to women in the legal profession.
• Stay up to date with the latest at MWL with MWL Happenings, our weekly online calendar of events and news.

• Search the MWL Member-Only Directory, a valuable resource for referrals and networking.

• Participate as a member of MWL's Media Resource List, which includes MWL members who are willing to be contacted by local and/or national media sources for information and/or comments on stories related to their area of practice or knowledge, both on the record and off the record.

• Access MWL member-only resources for potential judicial candidates, such as application review and mock interviews.  

• Nominate leaders within the legal profession for one of MWL’s Annual Awards
• Get involved with a current MWL Affinity Group (or create a new group).

• Support the MWL Foundation and its Law Student Scholarship, Leslie Altman Memorial Scholarship and Justice Rosalie Wahl Memorial Tribute at Tubman.
• Help advocate for MWL's "I Want To Be Counted" campaign, which supports the collection of current and comprehensive data on the status of Minnesota attorneys.
• Participate in a local MWL Chapter. Member-driven chapters are found in the St. Cloud area (Central Chapter), the Duluth area (Northeastern Chapter), the Mankato/New Ulm area (South Central Chapter) and in Washington and Chisago Counties (St. Croix Valley Chapter). 
• Let MWL help you promote your accomplishments through its Celebrating Success feature on LinkedIn, With Equal Right's "Members on the Move" and other congratulatory posts about our members.  

• Learn about events and leadership opportunities with other organizations through postings on the MWL website. 





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