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
St. Patrick’s Day Eve Mixer @ Tavern & Tap
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

You are cordially invited to join us for a St. Patrick’s Day EVE Mixer on Thursday, March 16, 2017 beginning at 5:30 P.M. at Tavern & Tap in downtown Lansing. Green attire is encouraged, and appetizers and soft drinks will be provided.

If you have any questions or if you would like to RSVP, please e-mail us!

We hope to see you there!

Washtenaw Region Annual Wine Tasting @ Ann Arbor City Club
Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

WLAM Washtenaw Presents:

Annual Wine Tasting Event

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Ann Arbor City Club

1830 Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Engage in the art of wine tasting while enjoying delicious appetizersEach attendee will be served 4 wine tastings (2 white and 2 red) with accompanying appetizers.

Click Here to register and pay for the event online or RSVP to and send a check and the name(s) of attendees to: Parisa Ghazaeri at 320 N. Main St. #300, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Please note registration will not be permitted the day of the event.  Register soon to reserve your spot! Registration deadline is Monday, March 20

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.

Please RSVP by March 17th to or

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.

There is no need to RSVP for this free event, all you have to do is show up and hang out. Drinks and food will not be provided but are available at the bar.

WBA Trivia Night @ Emagine
Mar 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on March 30 at 5:30 pm at Emagine in Royal Oak for a fun night of trivia! Last year’s event sold out, so register soon. All proceeds will benefit the Sarah Killgore Wertman Scholarship and ongoing WBA programming.

Click here for the registration form.

We are currently seeking sponsors for this popular event! 

“Triple” Sponsorship Level ($750). Includes:
1 full team (up to 6 admissions)
Sponsorship of 1 full round of Trivia  (10 questions) (announced verbally)
Sponsor ribbon on nametag
Name announced multiple times during the round
Name or logo on the sponsor board displayed at the event
Name or logo on “thank you” Facebook post and email sent to all attendees and WBA members after the event
May bring company swag (pens, keychains, etc.) for check-in/player tables
“Double” Sponsorship Level ($500). Includes:
3 admissions
Sponsor ribbon on nametag
Sponsorship of one Mystery Round (4 questions) (announced verbally)
Name or logo on the sponsor board displayed at the event
Name or logo on “thank you” Facebook post and email sent to all attendees and WBA members after the event
“Single” Sponsorship Level ($250). Includes:
1 admission
Sponsor ribbon on nametag
Sponsorship of one Final Question (announced verbally)
Name on Answer Card in the Final Question section (passed out to all teams)
Name or logo on the sponsor board displayed at the event
Name or logo on “thank you” Facebook post and email sent to all attendees and WBA members after the event

Sponsorship opportunities are very limited and will fill up fast! Please note that only 2 sponsors per sponsorship level are available.

Interested in sponsoring?
Contact Erin Klug: or 313-671-6625