Women in Law Career Panel

Women in Law Career Panel

Women Lawyers Association ACT and ANU Women In Law Organisation invite you to join us for a 'Women in Law Career Panel' on Monday 20 August, from 6:30-7:30pm at ANU.

Our panellists come from a range of backgrounds, and aim to show you that there is no one set path following the completion of a law degree.

Mentor registrations open for ANU and UC mentoring programs

WLA ACT is proud to support ANU's Women In Law Mentoring Program (WILO) and the University of Canberra's Women Lawyers' Mentor Program (WLMP) again in Semester 1, 2018.

You can now register to become a mentor:

Complete this short form to register to become a mentor to a UC student.

Complete this short form to register to become a mentor to an ANU student. 

Mentor registrations will close 23 February 2018, and matches will be advised on 27 February 2018. 

This program pairs women law students with professional women in the legal sector, as a means to empower and develop women studying law.

The Program is run each semester by the ANU Women In Law Organisation and UC Women Lawyers' Mentor Program.

Please see the WILO website for more information about the ANU program and a useful mentoring manual.

WLMP has also produced a useful mentoring handbook

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Gratis Membership for Law Students

For the first time, in the 2017-18 membership year the Women Lawyers Association of the ACT will offer free membership to students who are enrolled in a course for a degree in law at a tertiary education institution in Australia

If you are a law student you can register online and become a member today, at no cost. 

This demonstrate's WLA ACT's commitment to the Canberra legal community and the next generation of women lawyers. 

We look forward to working with law students in the future.