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Welcome to the web site of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (“WBASNY”). As the largest statewide bar association dedicated to promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession and in general, our mission commits us to improving 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’s 3,900+ members hail from eighteen chapters across our great State and include 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; simply click on "Join Now" for an application. And even if you are already a member, I encourage you to participate with our substantive committees. You should take a moment to familiarize yourself with the website to learn what new and interesting issues the WBASNY Board is voting on, or to check out the calendar of events for a variety of terrific programs and events our chapters are hosting across the State.
Irene V. Villacci, Esq.
WBASNY President
 

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