Black Women Lawyers' Association
of Greater Chicago, Inc.

35 years of
Excellence, Sisterhood, and Service
Celebrating
Our History and Charting Our Future
Black Women Lawyers' Association
of Greater Chicago, Inc.
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BWLA President

Elsa Andrianifahanana
2022-2023 BWLA President

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Click HERE or the image below to download BWLA Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and the Reversal of Roe v. Wade
(PDF).

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Upcoming Events

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Feb
7
Tue
BWLA’s Corporate Counsel Committee February Meeting/Meet & Greet @ McDermott Will & Emery
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Black Women Lawyers’ Association Corporate Counsel Committee invites you to its February Meeting/Meet & Greet. Come enjoy food, drinks, and fellowship. Meet various BWLA attorneys who work or who are interested in working in house. And, hear about the path to becoming a general counsel from Djenne Clayton, General Counsel of Barilla North America, and many more.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Sponsored by McDermott Will & Emery located at 444 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60606
RSVP is required
Feb
22
Wed
2023 BWLA Judicial Reception and Black History Program @ Jones Day
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mar
30
Thu
National Summit of Black Women Lawyers @ Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
Mar 30 – Apr 1 all-day

Click HERE or the flyer below to visit The National
Summit of Black Women Lawyers Registration Website.



Download the 2023 National Black Women Lawyers Summit Sponsorship Packet

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