Calendar of Events

Canvas Painting @ Painting with a Twist
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

On February 28th we have planned a private Canvas painting event at Painting with a Twist located at 6266 28th Street S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49546.  Please see the attached invitation. The event will be from 6 -8:30 pm with 6-6:30pm for a happy hour and painting to begin at 6:30pm.  Painting will begin on time since this is an instructed painting class.  All guests need to register at least 2 days prior to the event at the link listed below.  Unfortunately, they cannot accommodate walk-in guests, observers or infants in any event.  Also, please note that seating is limited so please do not delay in registering asap to ensure you get a spot! We will provide some snacks/appetizers and adult beverages will be available to purchase.  We hope to see you there!


Class Registration/Info Link
Registration Password

Film Screening – Dream, Girl @ Emagine Theater
Mar 2 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Dream Big
Dream, Girl

Join WLAM for a networking event and screening of the film Dream, Girl, a documentary showcasing the stories of inspiring and ambitious female entrepreneurs.

The screening will take place Thursday, March 2nd at 7:00PM at the Emagine Theatre in Royal Oak with a reception preceding at 5:30PM at The Grille Restaurant (connected to the theatre).

Thursday, March 2nd
Emagine Theatre
200 North Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Tickets for the event are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at the link here.

Affinity Charity Challenge @ Local Kitchen and Bar
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join the Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Regions of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, the Wolverine Bar Association, and the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association for the Affinity Charity Challenge!

Each participating bar association will invite a judge to “sponsor” a signature cocktail. Attendees will “vote” on the best cocktail with cash tips. The judge whose cocktail receives the most tips will win the Challenge! Each judge’s tips will go to the charity of the judge’s choice.

The featured judges and charities are:

Wolverine Bar Association – the Hon. Cylenthia LaToye Miller – The American Heart Association

Keep checking your email and this page to see which judges and charities will be featured.


Members of any of the sponsoring organizations: $50

Non-members: $60

Tickets include appetizers and one drink ticket.


NAWL 2017 Mid-Year Meeting & Award Luncheon @ Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
Mar 10 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm

The National Association of Women Lawyers invites you to join us for the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting & Awards Luncheon in Chicago. This comprehensive program will offer both professional development opportunities and skills training to help women in all fields of legal practice thrive in their careers. NAWL will also recognize and honor leading lawyers who have made a significant impact on improving and diversifying the legal profession. And, as always, there will be plenty of time for networking built in throughout the event. Join NAWL in the Midwest and get inspired!

WBA Bar Briefs – Granite City @ Granite City
Mar 15 all-day
Washtenaw Region Annual Wine Tasting @ Ann Arbor City Club
Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Save the date for the WLAM Annual Wine Tasting at Ann Arbor City Club on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30.  Details TBA.

WLAM Foundation Annual Reception @ The Rust Belt Market
Mar 23 all-day

Please save the date of March 23, 2017 for our annual Reception for Education and Community Leadership.

This is our time to introduce the 2017 Outstanding Women Law Students, ten women who will receive $30,000 in scholarships supporting their law school education.  And, the reception is also the Foundation’s time to recognize and thank the donors who make these awards possible.

The setting for the 2017 Reception is Ferndale’s Rust Belt Market.

To purchase tickets to this event, or donate to our Dean’s List, please click here.


Inforum Joint Happy Hour @ Knickerbocker - New Holland Brewing
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

In March we will be hosting a joint happy hour with Inforum, which is a group of professional women.  This event will take place at the Knickerbocker, New Holland Brewing on March 23, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm.  We will be sending another email in February with more details.

WBA Trivia Night
Mar 30 all-day
SBM Annual Brunch for Bars @ Fort Shelby Doubletree
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee and the Equal Access Initiative of the Justice Initiatives invite you to join us for our third annual Brunch for Bars. Please mark your calendars for Sunday, April 9, at 10 a.m. and plan to join us at the Fort Shelby Doubletree in downtown Detroit. RSVP below to join your colleagues for communication, collaboration, and comradery.

Watch your e-mails for more information as the date nears.

To reserve your spot please click here now!

Thank you and we hope to see you there!