Chapter Resources

This portion of the website is designed specifically to aid Chapter leadership. Suggestions are always welcome.

Who Can Join FAWL?

Membership is available to any attorney, male or female, in good standing with The Florida Bar, or any other state's bar, as well as law students and affiliate members. State dues are $45 for attorneys and $10 for law students. Dues for local chapters are determined locally and vary from chapter to chapter.

The role of State FAWL and its Board of Directors to local chapters: The FAWL Board of Directors is composed of the State officers and a chapter representative from each local chapter. Each officer and chapter representative, with the exception of student chapter representatives, has one vote on the State Board of Directors. The local chapters designate their chapter representatives and may select alternates to ensure representation. Each local chapter is an independent voluntary bar association, but its members, by enrolling in the local chapter, also become members of FAWL.

Members in leadership positions within local chapters are encouraged to become active at the State level. If you have an interest in serving on the FAWL Board of Directors, please advise the Nominating Chair.

State FAWL has held a non-voting liaison seat on The Florida Bar's Board of Governors since 1984 and is a member of the National Women's Bar Association, National Conference of Women's Bar Associations and the National Association of Women Lawyers.


 Chapter Resources:


Chapter Administrative Management Toolbox

How to Download a Chapter Roster

2018 Travel Claim Form and Policies

Chapter Development Grant Guidelines and Application

FAWL Discharge and Oath of Officers

FAWL Affiliate Membership Information and Application

10 Steps Forward-Thinking Associations are Taking

Voluntary Bar Leaders Handbook

FAWL Endorsement Opinion Letter 8.9.2012 alt

FAWL Civility Policy ~ Adopted September 20, 2012 alt

Chapter Membership Management Toolbox

FAWL Membership Dues Processing Procedures alt

Chapter Benefits


Chapter Programs Resources


FAWL Awards

Informed Voter Project

Diversity Initiatives


Member Advancement

Middle School Mock Trial Packet 2014 alt




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