Update from Pinellas County Chapter

of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (PFAWL)

Back by popular demand, and in support of Women’s Health Month, PFAWL is holding its May Social and Annual Membership Drive on May 2, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 at Nouvelle Beauty Bar, 475 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg.  Please join us for an evening of pampering, drinks, appetizers, delightful company, and get to know PFAWL!  This event sells out early every year.  Don’t miss out!  Further details will be provided on Facebook and our website – www.pfawl.org.  Thank you to Event Sponsors, U.S. Legal Support and BB&T Wealth!

On Monday, May 8, 2017, PFAWL’s YLD will be hosting a Makers’ Fair as part of a community outreach program.  Funding is provided through an AOC grant.  The event will be held at Maximo Elementary, 4850 31st Street South, St. Petersburg, for children in Kindergarten through Fifth grade from 6:00 – 8:00.  The program will expose and inspire children in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through the use of fun, hands-on, age-based activities.  Volunteers are needed!  Please contact Megan Hurchalla at pfawlyounglawyers@gmail.com with any questions regarding the event.

Our parent organization, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, will be holding several events in conjunction with the Florida Bar Annual Meeting on June 21, 2017 to June 24, 2017 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.  Events include a CLE on MicroInequities: The Power of Small, cocktail reception, annual installation and awards gala, and board of directors meeting.  Please check their website – www.fawl.org – for further details.  Hope to see you there!

PFAWL will be holding our June Social on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, from 6:00 – 8:00.  Location TBD.  Please check our website – www.pfawl.org – and Facebook for further details.  As always, our events wouldn’t be possible without the support of our sponsors.  PFAWL truly appreciates our Annual Sponsor, The Fran Haasch Law Group, as well as the Event Sponsors of our March Social and Technology CLE, Hamilton Law, Imagine Home Organization, and the Container Store, and April Social, Clarity Finances.

PFAWL is devoted to actively promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession and furthering the common interests of its members by encouraging camaraderie and learning.  PFAWL is committed to issues concerning our legal community, especially the challenges women encounter within it.  PFAWL seeks to promote women’s opportunities and rights by enhancing the visibility of women within the legal profession and within communities by creating and maintaining supportive networks among women in legal and other professions.  Membership in our organization is open to every attorney and law student that supports the organization’s mission, and we encourage both men and women to participate in and attend our socials and events.  Join or renew your PFAWL membership today and get up to two months of membership FREE!  For membership inquiries, please contact Laura Jo Lieffers at pfawlmembershipdirector@gmail.com or visit www.pfawl.org.