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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.

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President's Message

The Brooklyn Women's Bar Association unequivocally supports the victims of cancer. We support, along with our parent organization WBASNY, Laverne's Law which will help the victims of misdiagnosed cancer, and we ask Governor Cuomo to sign the proposed bill into law now. Help and protect women: Write to Governor Cuomo to sign Laverne's Law.

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Thank you!

The Sponsors & Donors of the 2017 BWBA Fundraiser for the Safe Homes Project of Brooklyn, providing shelter and services for the victims of domestic violence.

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BWBA Member of the Week

Joseph B. Tancer, CPA, CFE

Joseph B. Tancer, CPA, CFE, Partner at Janover LLC Certified Public Accountants, is a service specialist in tax planning, structuring tax compliance, and reporting state and local taxation compilations with industry expertise in professional services, retail, franchising, charities, foundations, and not-for-profits. He is also one of Janover LLC’s experts on cross border issues. He is licensed as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the world’s largest anti-fraud organization. He is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the New York State Society of CPAs and the Accountant/Attorney Networking Group.

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Christine A. Miller, CPA, P.C., CGMA

Christine A. Miller, CPA, P.C., CGMA Partner at Janover LLC Certified Public Accountants, is a service specialist in audits, compilations and reviews, tax planning and structuring mergers, acquisitions, and related due diligence FINOP services with industry expertise in construction, real estate, financial service, retail and franchising. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the New York State Society of CPAs.

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Income Inequality

There is no question that there is inequality between the wages men and women receive: women earn 89 cents for every $1 a man gets. The question is, "How can we change wage inequality?"

New York State Governor Cuomo is scheduling hearings [one was already held in New York City] to discuss strategies to overcome the wage disparity women suffer. Read More

Do you have ideas? Is something working at your job, so that women and men earn comparative salaries?

Help by sharing strategies that you see are working. Send your ideas to the Brooklyn Women's Bar Association at info@brooklynwomensbar.org

Our parent organization, the Women's Bar Association of New York State (WBASNY) will be presenting testimony on this tremendously important issue.

Let's make a difference.


State Bar News - September / October 2017

Click Here to read "The Bar Around the Corner: Brooklyn Women's Bar Association"


Upcoming Events:

BWBA Pink and Teal Event - What do you really know about breast and ovarian cancer?

Monday, January 8, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Brooklyn Supreme Court
360 Adams Street, Room 1140
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association Presents: TAMING THE ELEPHANT IN THE JURY ROOM STRATEGIES FOR FEMALE LITIGATORS CONFRONTING AND COMBATTING BIAS
CLE Pending- 2 Credits Bias

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Brooklyn Bar Association
123 Remsen Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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NEVER SOUND UNPREPARED AGAIN: (EVEN IF YOU ARE)
CLE Pending: 2 Credits Skills

Thursday, January 17, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Geraldo’s Café at Feil Hall
205 State Street, Brooklyn, New York

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Taking Flight: Going Solo, Opening an Office or Non-Profit Legal Services Organization
CLE Pending: 1.5 Credits Professional and Skills and .5 Credits Ethics

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Brooklyn Bar Association
123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn New York

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Women & Money - You’ve Earned It, Now What Do You Do With It? Women Building Wealth Through Long Term Investing
CLE .5 Credits Ethics

Thursday, February 8, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Brooklyn Bar Association
123 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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BWBA Women’s History Month Event

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

The Tenement Museum
103 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002

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BWBA Centennial Event

Monday, April 16, 2018
Brooklyn Law School - Feil Hall
205 State Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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100th BWBA Annual Dinner

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The Liberty Warehouse

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