Resources. Education. Activism.
MCWL is a nonprofit professional organization which relies on modest membership dues and sponsorship to help us achieve our goals of supporting women in the legal profession and advancing women’s rights. Join us for networking, education, resources, and fellowship.
Why Become a Member?
When you join Marin County Women Lawyers, you join women and men throughout Marin and the greater Bay Area to advocate for women in the legal profession and advance women’s rights. As a member, you will experience unparalleled fellowship between our members and meet people, like you, who are proud to be engaged in the legal profession and support their fellow female colleagues. MCWL welcomes women and men attorneys as individual members, as well as law firms, bar associations and law students.
Today, more than ever, we are committed to supporting and advancing women in the legal profession and legal system, and the rights of women more generally.
Regular Members, Judicial Associate Members, Attorney Associate Members and Retired Associate Members:
Regular Members in First Year of Practice:
Law Student Members:
MCWL members enjoy access to a strong sisterhood of attorneys who support and promote one another in the legal profession. Membership in our organization also presents community service, legal training, and networking opportunities. Below is a small sample of the benefits to becoming an MCWL member:
- Access to a directory of other members
- Discounted MCLE trainings
- Access to limited-capacity events, such as our Conversation Series featuring community leaders
- Discounted social or topical events, such as our annual Business & Professional Women’s Dinner
- Access to a regularly-updated Member Portal, which includes job listings and affiliate events from around the Bay Area
- The ability to give back by joining one of our dynamic committees
- And much more!
NOTE TO EXISTING MEMBERS
MCWL has switched to a new membership system that is integrated into this website, and no longer need to log into MemberPlanet. If you still need access to MemberPlanet for any reason, it will be remain accessible for a short time. Do not renew your membership on MemberPlanet. Please log into this website and renew.
Join Online | Join By Mail
You may either join by filling our an online form, or bu downloading a form, filling it out and mailing it to us.
Choose the membership level that is appropriate to you.
Any person who is an active member of the State Bar of California, supports the mission of MCWL and who regularly practices or resides in Marin County is eligible to be a Regular Member.
Attorney Associate Member
Any person who supports the mission of MCWL and is an active member of the State Bar of California, but does not regularly practice or reside in Marin County is eligible to be an Attorney Associate Member.
Judicial Associate Member
Any person who supports the mission of the MCWL and is an active or retired judge or justice of a court of record of the State of California or the Federal Court system is eligible to be a Judicial Associate Member.
Regular Member in First Year of Practice
Any person who is in their first year of practice, an active member of the State Bar of California, supports the mission of MCWL and regularly practices or resides in Marin County is eligible to be a Regular Member and have their Membership Dues waived for the first year of practice.
Retired Associate Member
Any person who supports the mission of MCWL and is an inactive member of the State Bar of California and resides in Marin County is eligible to be a Retired Associate Member.
Student Associate Member
Any person who supports the mission of MCWL and (i) is currently enrolled in a law school in the United States; or (ii) is a graduate of a law school in the United States who has not been admitted to practice in the State of California, and has applied for or has taken but not yet passed the California Bar Examination is eligible to be a Student Associate Member.
Join By Mail
To join and pay by mail, please download and complete our Membership Application, and send your application and a check for the applicable membership rate made out to “MCWL” to MCWL, P.O. Box 4314, San Rafael, CA 94903.
Questions? Email us at MCWomenLawyers@gmail.com or fill out the form below. We look forward to hearing from you!