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Welcome to the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

Welcome to the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association

Upcoming Events

Donate Your Cell Phone To Victims of Domestic Violence
October 1st - 31st, 2018
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Mentorship Committee Meeting
Brooklyn Bar Association
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM
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Clothing Drive
November 1st - 30st, 2018
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Professional Women’s “Love Myself Day”!
Equinox Fitness Club - Brooklyn Heights
Saturday, November 3, 2018
2:00 - 5:00 PM
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Lunch with a Judge - Featuring The Honorable Lara J. Genovesi
Supreme Court - Kings County
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
1:00 - 2:00 PM
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BWBA Holiday Party
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM
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President’s Message

Carrie Anne Cavallo Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association President
Carrie Anne Cavallo

Brooklyn Women’s
Bar Association President

The Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association extends a grateful thank you to Governor Andrew Cuomo for making Lavern's Law the law of New York. Our mission and the mission of WBASNY, the largest bar association in the State of New York devoted to women’s issues, of which we are a chapter, is to advocate for legislation that promotes equal access to justice and gender equality. Passage of this law ensures equal access to justice for victims of a failure or a delay in diagnosing cancer. The failure or the delay in diagnosing cancer disproportionately affects women, as women are more vulnerable and at a higher risk for being a victim of this type of medical error in that women routinely undergo annual mammograms and other annual gynecological testing. Lavern's Law, which is also known as the "date of discovery" rule, allows the statute of limitations to start to run from the date the victims learn or should have learned they have cancer. WE appreciate Governor Cuomo's pledge to look towards the future and thank him for his leadership. Governor Cuomo's commitment to protecting cancer patients and their families confirms his promise of a progressive agenda and demonstrates its delivery.

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.

Sponsors

Casecash FundingDeitz Court ReportingMirman Markovits & Landau PCPM LegalAbrams Fensterman AttorneysBurns & Harris AttorneysSchpoont & Cavallo, LLP

Member Highlight

Molly Zamoiski, Esq.
Molly Zamoiski, Esq.

Associate Attorney
The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown, LLP

Molly Zamoiski is an associate attorney at The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown, LLP where she represents clients in complex matrimonial and family law actions. Molly’s passion for child and family issues began at an early age, and she has explored this interest in a variety of social and academic settings. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molly double majored in Family Studies and Legal Studies, which set the stage for her successful career as a matrimonial and family law attorney.

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Get in Touch with Us

Our Office

123 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Contact Us

 347.790.0300
info@brooklynwomensbar.org

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