FCWL offers monthly luncheons. They highlight legal topics. Additionally, attendees receive MCLE credits for attending most of the luncheons.
FCWL also coordinates fundraising events. The events focus on charities that promote women’s issues. They both honor and celebrate legal professionals. Ones who advance women’s issues. Plus, FCWL offers an opportunity for legal professionals to learn leadership skills. By participating on the Board and various committees.
FCWL wants its members to enjoy the benefits of membership. So they continually expand benefit offerings.
Benefits of Joining Fresno County Women Lawyers
If you are a member of the California Women Lawyers organization, then you receive a $5 discount on membership fees.
Membership discounts include:
- Save $5 on monthly luncheons.
- Free membership for law students.
- Paying members can receive a 20% discount on the head shot package with Rees Photography
Membership benefits include:
- Listing on FCWL’s Public Members Page
- Referrals from many sources
- Both Leadership Skill Building and mentoring
FCWL is a supportive group of women. For example, they enjoy spending time with both law students and judicial officers at various events.
Every year, Fresno County Women Lawyers honor women who have been either elected or appointed to one of the following. Over the past year. The Superior Court, Court of Appeal, and the U.S. District Court. The annual Judicial Reception typically occurs in May. Female accessions to the bench are honored during a well-attended cocktail hour and reception. The Reception honors women from both Fresno County and surrounding Central Valley counties.
Fresno County Women Lawyers Give Back
Fresno County Women Lawyers select a non-profit organization for which to raise funds. Every year. FCWL selected the Marjaree Mason Center as its philanthropy for 2019.
The Marjaree Mason Center supports and empowers both adults and children affected by domestic violence. They strive to prevent and end the cycle of abuse. Both through education and advocacy. The Marjaree Mason Center provides emergency and longer-term Safe Housing. Additionally, they provide a wide variety of support services for victims of domestic violence in Fresno County.