Welcome to the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

The mission of the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association is to eliminate gender bias in the court, to acknowledge and advance the skills and status of women lawyers in the profession, and to promote, protect and further the rights of all women.  The Brooklyn Women's Bar Association is a Chapter of WBASNY, the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York.


Brooklyn Judge Appointed
to Judicial Conduct Board

Sylvia Ash, a Brooklyn Supreme Court justice sitting on the Commercial Division, has been named to the state Commission on Judicial Conduct.

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Upcoming Events:

Stand Up for Madeline & OCRFA

Monday, May 16, 2016

Caroline's On Broadway
Located at: 1626 Broadway New York, NY 10019
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BWBA Spring Mixer

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Brooklyner Apartments-The Beach & Lounge (51st Floor Lounge)
Located at: 111 Lawrence Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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DeBour at 40: Searching for Success

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

New York City Bar Great Hall
Located at: 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
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An Oasis in the Sea of Stress: Mindful Meditation for Attorneys
1.5 CLE Credits - Area of Skills

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Brooklyn Bar Association
Located at: 123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association Annual Dinner

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Liberty Warehouse
Located at: 260 Conover Street, Brooklyn, New York

Hon. Beatrice M. Judge Recognition Award
Honorable Lawrence Knipel
Administrative Judge for Civil Matters, Second Judicial District

The Joanne Minsky Cohen Award
Honorable William C. Thompson
Appellate Division, 2nd Department (Retired)
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Installation of Officers and Directors

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
6:00 PM

NYS Appellate Division, Second Department
Located at: 45 Monroe Place, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Officers, Directors & WBASNY Delegate Oaths Administered by
Hon. Randall T. Eng
Presiding Justice of the NYS Appellate Division, 2nd Department

Presidential Oath Administered by
Hon. Sylvia O. Hinds-Radix
Associate Justice of the NYS Appellate Division, 2nd Department

Reception to Follow
RSVP to Jennifer Fiorentino at

Incoming President’s Address
Sara J. Gozo

Sara J. Gozo - President
Michele Mirman - President-Elect
Derefim Neckles - Vice President
Joy Thompson - Vice President
Marea Wachsman  - Vice President
Meryl Schwartz - Treasurer
Carrie Anne Cavallo - Recording Secretary
Deborah Johnson - Corresponding Secretary

Hon. Sylvia G. Ash
John F.K. Coffey
Joanne Cohen
Hon. Genine D. Edwards
Barbara H. Grcevic
Hon. Sylvia O.  Hinds-Radix
Natoya McGhie
Lisa Michael
Consuelo Mallafre
Lisa Schreibersdorf
Hon. Shawndya Simpson
Hon. Ellen Spodek
Hon. Marsha Steinhardt
Hon. Lillian Wan
Sue Wasko

Immediate Past President
Helene Blank 

WBASNY Delegates
Elaine N. Avery
Hon. Nancy Bannon
Hon. Theresa Ciccotto
Helene Blank
Angelicque Moreno
Holly E. Peck
Hon. Joanne D. Quinones

BWBA Baseball Event

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Citi Field
Located at: 123-01 Roosevelt Ave, New York, NY 11368
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