CWL was chartered in 1974. It was organized "to advance women in the profession of law; to improve
the administration of justice; to better the position of women in society; to eliminate all inequities based
on sex; and to provide an organization for collective action and expression germane to the aforesaid
The purposes are limited to purposes meeting the requirements for exemption provided in Section
2370le of the Revenue and Taxation Code and Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code as the
statutes may be amended from time to time.