A Message from the President 

CWL 2022 Annual Dinner

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 Friday, September 9, 2022

The CWL Annual Dinner celebrates and honors women in the legal profession and highlights the achievements of CWL and its members. The event draws attendees from national law firms, law schools, public companies, nonprofit and public sectors, civil rights organizations, and members of the federal and state judiciary. Past Keynote Speakers include Noreen Farrell of the Equal Rights Advocates, Sen. Wendy Davis (TX), Janet Napolitano, Amy Weaver, Justice Joyce Kennard (Ret.), and Congresswoman Jackie Speier. 

We are thrilled to welcome D'Lonra C. Ellis as this year's keynote speaker. Ms. Ellis is the Chief Legal Officer of the Oakland Athletics and the San Jose Earthquakes. She works on all the organizations' legal matters, including their intellectual property, real estate, employment, commercial, and government affairs matters. 

We are proud to announce that this year's Rose Bird Memorial Award recipient is Judge Lucy Koh. Judge Lucy Koh is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She is the first Korean American woman to serve on a federal appellate court in the United States. She is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court of the Northern District of California.

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CWL Member: $200
Non-Member: $250
Student Member: $180

Waterfront Hotel at Jack London Square
10 Washington Street
Oakland, California 94607

5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Reception and Silent Auction: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Dinner and Officer and Board of Governors Installation: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.



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CWL is the only statewide organization with the mission of advancing women in the legal profession and in society. Whether it is helping new practitioners expand their client base or assisting experienced attorneys in securing positions on the bench, CWL is an invaluable resource for the professional advancement of women lawyers.  Be Part of Something Bigger!

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