Dancing into Connections

Join us on for Dancing Into Connections to reconnect, recharge and move - while having fun! All About Ballroom is hosting a 10 class Line Dancing package just for us! Classes will be held the 3rd Thursday of each month on 9/16; 10/21; 11/18; 12/16; 1/20; 2/17; 3/17; 4/21; 5/19; and 6/16 at 6:30 pm. You don't need a dancing partner, special attire or know how to dance But, it is essential that you come to have fun! The 10 class package discount rate is a $120 non-refundable fee payable to the studio on the date of the event. This covers all 10 classes. If you cannot sign up for the package discount rate, please feel free to join us on a class by class basis at $17/class. 

Register by emailing Giselle Carson or Kelli Lueckert

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JWLA November Luncheon

Join us for the JWLA Luncheon on November 18, 2021 at The River Club

How Your Leadership Style Impacts Your Results



Leila Ansart, Leadership Advisor

1 General CLE applied for

It IS possible to create a great culture at work, as well as one in which your team produces consistent results that drive you forward. Join us and learn about different leadership styles, when they are best used, and the caution areas that come with each.  Discover which style is best for your situation, how to adapt when another approach is needed, and brainstorm with your peers on effective leadership approaches.

IN-Person at The River Club and virtual options available.

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JWLA and IWIRC HabiJax

Please join JWLA and IWIRC for a joint community service project with HabiJax on October 2, 2021 from 8AM-3PM. To register follow the below instructions:  


Step 1: “Add a New Volunteer to Profile”

Click the down arrow to select “Use Reservation Code” and enter your group code: JWLIWIRC • Once the code has been entered, your scheduled date(s) will appear. 

Step 2: Select Your Reservation Event(s) Click on the desired opportunity/date. Choose time slot(s) and register for the selected event.


Everyone must sign a waiver before the scheduled day which can be accessed by the link. We are only able to have 8 volunteers from JWLA and 4 volunteers from IWIRC due to COVID restrictions. Additionally Habijax has also reinstated their mask policy requiring all volunteers wear a mask while working indoors. Water will be provided for volunteers and we hope to see you for this community service event.

Click here to register

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JWLA April Luncheon

Did you miss the April Luncheon? 

Check out the video on our YouTube Channel


Opening Reception 10/13/21

Meet and mingle with our board, network with members, and learn what you can do to get involved and about our upcoming events for the 2021-2022 year. The event will be catered by Bread and Board and each attendee will receive 2 free drink tickets.


This event is FREE for JWLA Members, so renew or join before the event at www.FAWL.org and start taking advantage of your JWLA and FAWL membership benefits today! 


Non-members and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend! Non-members are $30.


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Freed to Run - Join JWLA Marathon

and/or 5k Team - 11/20/21

Join us in supporting JALA by signing up to participate in JWLA's 5k and/or Marathon Relay Team on Saturday, November 20, 2021. It is a great cause and will be great fun for all! Registration is free and you can join either team or both!


JWLA MARATHON TEAM: To register to be part of the Marathon JWLA Team, register here: https://secure.qgiv.com/event/fretru5/team/885614/


JWLA 5K TEAM: To register to be part of the 5k JWLA Team, register here: https://secure.qgiv.com/event/ftr5k/team/885619/


DONATE:* If you can't be on a team, you can support the team and raise money for JALA by clicking on one of the above links and selecting "donate."


If you have questions about the event, reach out to Penny Schmidt at pschmidt@jaxmediationcenter.com or by phone 904-476-3682.


*Freed to Run donations go directly to Jacksonville Area Legal Aid's endowment for the Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership and are matched by the Baptist Health Foundation at 125%.

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JWLA October Luncheon

Join us for the JWLA Luncheon on October 7, 2021 at The River Club

Effective Communications as Leaders: Understanding Generational Expectations



Renée E. Thompson, Esq.

1 General CLE applied for

A 60-minute presentation led by  Renée E. Thompson exploring how different generations interact and communicate with one another and what characteristics each brings to the legal profession. This presentation will address how lawyers can better understand and effectively communicate with their colleagues and also help create work teams that meet their needs.   

IN-Person at The River Club and virtual options available.

Register Now


Making Strides Walk

Join Team JWLA and lets walk together and show our support at the Making Strides of the First Coast Event on October 23. Team JWLA is showing support and raising money for the American Cancer Society’s support services and lifesaving research in the fight against breast cancer. Let’s do this together!

Click here to register or donate

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Stepping into Connections

Stepping into Connections is a walking activity, led by one of our gracious members in a community or geographic area of the member's choosing. We hope to fill each walking activity with law students, seasoned attorneys, judges,  young lawyers, and community members.


We hope you will come host a walk with us! 


Contact Marquita Green at the email below to host a walk.

Email Marquita 

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JWLA & JBA YLS Joint After 5 CLE Event on 9/20/21

Please join the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association and the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section on September 29 at Intuition Ale Works for an evening of connections and CLE! This event will be worth 1 CLE, with a speakers series for an additional 3 CLE (offered online) to follow. Sponsored by Stephen Strum, MBA | Financial Advisor. Presentation will address "What Keeps You up at Night, Smart Strategies for managing debt." Drinks and Heavy Hors' Devours will be provided. There is no fee to attend this event. 



Click on link below to Register. 


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