Women in the Law

Committee Overview

We connect the more than 6,000 women who are DRI members by:

  • Providing opportunities to develop and strengthen relationships, facilitating business growth and professional development
  • Supporting women's career advancement by providing a forum for leadership, education and professional development
  • Raising awareness about issues of interest to women lawyers.

  • To further its mission, the DRI Women in the Law Committee:

  • Hosts an annual Seminar to enhance legal education and provide networking opportunities
  • Provides speaking and publication opportunities to committee members
  • Identifies emerging issues and items of interest to women lawyers, ensuring that WITL members are informed
  • Seeks opportunities to speak to issues of concern to WITL and its members
  • Partners with other DRI committees and task forces to strengthen the programming, education and development of all DRI members while furthering DRI's commitment to diversity; and
  • Provides leadership opportunities as a foundation for further involvement in DRI generally.