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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BWBA Member of the Week

Susan Mauro, Esq.


Susan Mauro joined Abrams Fensterman in September 2006 and is one of the firm’s senior litigators, experienced at both the trial and appellate levels. Abrams Fensterman is the largest law firm in Brooklyn and offers a wide ranges of services and specialities to clients. Susan herself works primarily on complex commercial litigation and personal injury matters.

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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

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.

Judge DiMango thinks TV judges have helped perception of women on the bench

By Rob Abruzzese, Brooklyn Daily Eagle

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State Bar News - September / October 2017

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

Upcoming Events:

BWBA’s Women’s Clothing Drive Benefitting The Relief Boutique*

November 1 - 30, 2017
Donate your gently worn women’s business attire and accessories including skirt suits, pant suits, dresses, skirts, pants, blazers, shoes, boots, handbags, jewelry and scarves. Donations of NEW tights, pantyhose and socks are also accepted.

*For more information about The Relief Boutique, visit

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Holiday Party

Thursday, November 30, 2017
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Brooklyn Bar Association
123 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Lunch with s Judge Featuring Hon. Lawrence K. Marks

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
1:00 PM to 2:15 PM

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

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

Thursday, February 8, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Brooklyn Bar Association
123 Remsen St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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