Welcome to the Website of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (“WBASNY”). It is my pleasure to invite you to become a member of our esteemed Bar Association. WBASNY is the only state-wide bar association whose sole mission is to promote the advancement of women in the legal profession and to improve the status of all women in society. WBASNY addresses complex legal issues as we advocate for change for women and children throughout the state and promote the fair and equal administration of justice.
|WBASNY is celebrating its 35th Anniversary and throughout the years we have grown in strength and numbers. With over 4,200 diverse members, encompassing eighteen chapters statewide, WBASNY’s membership includes individuals from all levels of both the state and federal benches, as well as prominent attorneys practicing in all areas of the law, educators and government leaders. We take great pride in the diversity and talent of our membership and our members gain invaluable professional contacts and friendships across the state.|
If you are not already a member, I encourage you to join by clicking on "Join Now" above for an application. If you are already a member, I encourage you to participate with our substantive committees. We have a vast array of committees that are expanding every year. This year we see the birth of WBASNY's first LGBT committee to address the issues that face our LGBT families. I welcome you to familiarize yourself with the website and learn what new and interesting issues WBASNY is covering as well as exploring our calendar of events for a variety of programs and events our chapters are hosting across the State.
I look forward to meeting you and working with you throughout the year!
Andrea F. Composto, Esq.