WBASNY has a long and honored role in making life better for all women in society, by advocating for equality and fair treatment of all women. The Association has long been in the forefront of changing laws in the areas of domestic violence, in achieving equity in marital dissolution, in achieving fairness in custody decisions, in the initiative against crimes of sexual violence and in the initiative against sexual discrimination in employment. WBASNY will continue to be in the forefront of making policy on issues affecting women, children and families.
WBASNY’s mission is to:
Promote the advancement of the status of women in society and of women in the legal profession; to promote the fair and equal administration of justice; and to act as a unified voice for its members with respect to issues of statewide, national and international significance to women generally and to women attorneys in particular.