Staten Island Women’s
Bar Association


SIWBA is a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, which was formed in 1980 to promote the advancement of women in society and of women in the legal profession, promote the fair administration of justice, and give voice to issues of particular importance to women attorneys on a statewide and national level.

SIWBA was one of the first chapters to join WBASNY and support its mission.

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UPCOMING
EVENTS


Sep
23
Wed
1:00 pm Join Us on September 24, 2020 fo... @ Zoom Meeting - See details below
Join Us on September 24, 2020 fo... @ Zoom Meeting - See details below
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Join Us on September 24, 2020 for a virtual CLE--To Fix & Determine: Legal Fees @ Zoom Meeting - See details below
Please join us for a CLE with Dale Fong-Frederick, Court Attorney-Referee Kings County Surrogate’s Court. To Fix and Determine: Legal Fees 1 Professional Practice credit (WBASNY is the accredited CLE provider) FREE FOR ALL SIWBA MEMBERS $25 for Non-members September 24, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  ZOOM Webinar Link and CLE Materials will be provided upon RSVP. RSVP to:  ...
Sep
25
Fri
1:00 pm WBASNY Next Chapter-Career in Tr... @ Zoom Meeting - See details below
WBASNY Next Chapter-Career in Tr... @ Zoom Meeting - See details below
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Good afternoon.  I hope this finds you well.  Amy Baldwin Littman and I are co-chairing the  WBASNY Next Chapter-Career in Transition Committee.  We are holding a Zoom meeting on Friday, September 25, 2020 from 1-2 pm.   The Next Chapter-Career Transition Committee of WBASNY is designed to provide information and support to members as they approach different stages in their careers, whether ...

SIWBA PRESIDENT:
Rosa Tragni

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE


I AM HONORED TO SERVE AS PRESIDENT OF THE STATEN ISLAND WOMEN’S BAR  (“SIWBA”) FOR THE 2020-2021 TERM AND WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL OF THE PAST PRESIDENT’S AND BOARD MEMBERS FOR CREATING AND CONTINUING TO WORK ON MAKING THIS AN AMAZING ORGANIZATION.  I, ALONG WITH THE CURRENT BOARD, WILL CONTINUE TO WORK HARD TO PROMOTE THE CAUSE OF THE ORGANIZATION.

SIWBA IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, A CHAPTER OF THE WOMENS BAR ASSOCIATION AND IS CELEBRATING IT’S 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY.  SIWBA STANDS TO ADVANCE THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN SOCIETY, EDUCATING WOMEN LAWYERS AND ASSISTING THEM IN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND ADVANCEMENT AS WELL AS PROMOTING THE FAIR AND EQUAL ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.

I WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE LEADERSIP, A COLLECTIVE VOICE, CREATE A DIVERSE MEMBERSHIP DEDICATED TO EQUALITY AS WELL AS MUTUAL SUPPORT AND COLLECTIVE SUCCESS.  

I LOOK FORWARD TO AN EXCITING YEAR INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HOSTING CLE’S, WINE AND WELLNESS, BREAST CANCER WALK, MENTORING PROGRAMS AND TAKING A STANCE ON LEGISLATIVE ACTION ON ISSUES INVOLVING HUMAN RIGHTS.

SIWBA IS ALWAYS EAGER TO MEET NEW AND RENEWING MEMBERS WITH ANY IDEAS FOR THE ORGANIZATION WHILE CONTINUING TO MAKE A STRONG IMPACT ON HUMAN RIGHTS.  PLEASE REACH OUT ON OUR WEBSITE PAGE FOR ANY SUGGESTIONS, COMMENTS AND/OR IDEAS.  

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING EVERYONE ASAP.

ALL THE BEST,

ROSA P. TRAGNI

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