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Who We Are

The Dallas Women Lawyers Association is a non-profit organization uniting for the mutual benefit of women attorneys and to elevate the standing of women in the legal profession.

In 1968, a group of women attorneys in Dallas began to meet regularly to prepare programs and activities for the ABA Convention to be held in Dallas in 1969. After their success at the ABA Convention, the group continued to meet informally for mutual support. Founding members include Louise Raggio, Judge Sarah T. Hughes and Joann Peters.

From these early meetings emerged the Dallas Women Lawyers Association (DWLA). By 1980, DWLA was meeting for regular monthly luncheons at the Belo Mansion. In 1984, DWLA incorporated as a non-profit corporation, and included in its purposes uniting for the mutual benefit of women attorneys and elevating the standards of women in the profession.

Member Spotlight

Tiffanie N. Limbrick

Associate, Sidley Austin, LLP

Upcoming Events

Together We Lunch

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Continuing the Conversation – March 21

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CLE – March 22

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

2018 Awards Reception

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


How I Got Here Presentation – SMU Women in Law

On February 15th, DWLA presented “How I Got Here” to approximately 50 female law

Angela Zambrano – Practicing gratitude

Angela Zambrano, Past President of DWLA was featured in the February issue of

2018 Membership Renewal Time!

DWLA’s membership is fast growing thanks to your support. Join or renew your membership

Bridging the Gap

DWLA is proud to present the following whitepaper on Bridging the Gap:  Practical Resources and

Dena Stroh & NTTA’s Law Firms Finalists for Business Litigation and M&A Deal of Year

DWLA’s Immediate Past President, Dena DeNooyer Stroh, General Counsel of NTTA, along with the

Thanks to our Trailblazer and Platinum Sponsors