The Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association (JWLA) was founded in 1982 to provide support and networking for women lawyers in Jacksonville, Florida. JWLA membership is open to all attorneys, male or female, in Jacksonville, Florida and surrounding counties.

JWLA reaches out to the community by supporting Hubbard House, the local women's shelter. In addition, JWLA has established a mentoring program in conjunction with the Florida Coastal School of Law and promotes legal scholarship. JWLA also hosts the Annual Judicial Reception, an event at which the judges of local state, federal and administrative benches are recognized for their contribution to the legal community.


JWLA's membership benefits include:

  • Florida Association For Women Lawyers (FAWL) membership
  • Free CLEs
  • Great networking opportunities
  • 2 Free receptions (Opening Reception & Holiday Party)
  • Your contact information listed on JWLA.org referral hub

For a schedule of luncheons and events, visit the events page.

For more information about FAWL membership visit the FAWL events calendar, benefits and free on-line CLE's page.


Membership is open to all attorneys, male or female, in Jacksonville or surrounding counties. Visit our membership page for more details and membership benefits.

Option 1 - Pay as you go for luncheons and events
Option 2 - All Inclusive one time payment

To submit membership application:

The JWLA Membership enrollment process is now done through the FAWL website,

To enroll online as a new member:
Click on "Join FAWL Now" on the right-hand side of the page and follow the instructions.

To renew your membership:
Click on “Renew Today” on the right-hand side of the page & follow the instructions. You will be required to log-in using your previous username and password. There are links if you have forgotten your username or password. As a previous member, FAWL’s website will auto-fill your membership information for you.

Payment Methods:
You can pay by credit card using the secure online option.

If you prefer to pay by check, fill out this application and mail it in with your check to the address supplied in Lantana, Florida



Upcoming Events



February Luncheon

Date: February 11, 2016
Time: 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Location: The River Club
Speaker: Rory Diamond, Executive Director of K9s for Warriors
Topic: K9s for Warriors - The miracles of service dogs & veterans with PTSD
RSVP: Online



February Happy Hour

Date: February 18, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: University Club of Jacksonville
1301 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville, FL
Cohosted: FCSL WLSA
Sponsor:University Club of Jacksonville
RSVP: Online



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April Luncheon

January Luncheon

Holiday Party

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