Our Committees are a key component to our success and the heart of the BWBA. Join a Committee. Get involved. 

Annual Dinner: Organizes the BWBA Annual Dinner.


Annual Dinner Journal:  The Souvenir Journal contains the program for the dinner and congratulatory messages.


By-Laws: Responsible for examining the by-laws and proposing amendments thereto not inconsistent with the by-laws of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York.

Chairs: Hon. Joanne D Quinones, Hon. Nancy M. Bannon


Continuing Legal Education/Events: Arranges programs and CLE for BWBA and is committed to developing programming that is beneficial for the membership. Have an idea for an interesting CLE?

Contact our Chairs:  Carrie Anne Cavallo and Catherine Gonzalez


Lunch with a Judge Series:  Our Chapter regularly features an opportunity for the bench and bar to meet in a relaxed and social setting. Judges provide valuable information about their courtroom expectations to the bar.  Attendees have the opportunity to learn about a particular area of law and can ask questions about practice and procedure.

Chairperson: Hon. Genine Edwards


Fundraising/Finance: Responsible for creating and funding sources to help the BWBA fulfil its mission and serve its membership.


Membership: Monitors the status of membership, recruits new members, solicits the renewal of existing members, and promotes the benefits of membership.

Chairs: Carolyn Caccese, Judith Aarons and Helene Blank


Mentorship/Mentorship Circle: Matches mentors with mentees seeking guidance and advice in their legal careers. An opportunity to meet other lawyers to discuss common interests and concerns. Click here for a copy of the 2021-2022 application.  Email Committee at:

Chairs: Madeline Kirton, Natoya L McGhie, Carrie Anne Cavallo, Hon. Heela Capell


Newsletter:  Produces and distributes our Newsletters.

Editor-in-Chief: Jovia Radix


Young Lawyers:  For attorneys of any age, so it doesn't matter whether you are young of age or young at heart. Hosts CLEs , FUN, networking, and social events. Please email the committee at  for more information on how you can get involved and to join the email list.

Chairs: Danielle K. Ciraola, Hon. Genine Edwards, Sherlly Alceus


To join any one of WBANSY's over 40 committees and represent the BWBA on the state level, please contact our President, Madeline D. Kirton at 

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Mentorjet Speed Mentoring Program
New Project - 2022-06-17T142740.980
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
BWBA Cancer Walk Fundraiser
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
New York Updated Power of Attorney featuring Fern Finkel, Esq.
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
BWBA Breast Cancer Awareness Committee
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
BWBA Breast Cancer Awareness Committee 2021
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
Paint & Sip event August 2021
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
Mentorship and Young Lawyers Committees, January 2020
Brooklyn Women's Bar Association
YLC Roller Skating Event, September, 2019