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The Frances Newell Carr Achievement Award is a prestigious annual award given by Women Lawyers of Sacramento to an outstanding lawyer, judge, or scholar in the Sacramento community in celebration of the awardee’s professional achievements, commitment to furthering legal opportunities for women in the law, and contribution to the lives of women and children in […]

Call for Grant Applications

The WLS Foundation is pleased to announce it will, once again, award grants to non-profit community organizations supporting women and children in the Sacramento area. Grants will be awarded to organizations whose purposes and activities are related to any one (or more) of the following five categories: (1) Women’s Issues; (2) Children’s Issues; (3) Education […]

Complimentary Brown Bag Lunch

On May 16, 2018, the Career Advancement and Retention Committee will present “Self-Care 101 for Professional Women,” a complimentary brown bag lunch event with speaker Tami Hackbarth. Please see flyer for additional details: WLS CAR BB 052018

Path to Appointments: Legislative, County & City Commissions

On March 14, 2018, California Women Lead, Women Lawyers of Sacramento, and the McGeorge School of Law presented a panel on the path to appointments for legislative, county, and city commissions.  Panelists Mona Pasquil, Appointment Secretary for Governor Brown; Rachael O’Brien, Assistant Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture; Jia Wang-Connelly, Commissioner at […]

2018 Calls for Scholarship Applications

WLS is currently soliciting applications for six scholarships: The Frances Newell Carr Scholarship: This scholarship will be awarded to a financially needy student who currently is a first or second year law student (or third year in a four-year program) and has an outstanding academic record. Special consideration is given to candidates who have overcome personal […]