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Membership Benefits

Membership with the YWL helps you enhance your career and hone your skills as a young female lawyer.  We are committed to giving you the resources you need to improve your financial well-being, work life balance, networking skills, social intelligence and much more.

The benefits of being a member include:

  • Membership to an active network of hundreds of women in their early stages of practice.
  • Exclusive access to Members-only events.
  • Free and exclusive access to the YWL Coaching Program.
  • Significantly reduced event fees.
  • Coordinated opportunities to volunteer and give back to your community.
  • Subscription to YWL's newsletter, The Scoop.
  • Bonus promotional benefits from YWL partners and sponsors.

Membership Eligibility

YWL membership is available to individuals who:

  • support YWL’s objectives, 
  • are female or self-identify as female, 
  • are either:
    • a barrister and/or solicitor qualified to practice law in any jurisdiction in Canada, whether practicing or not, and are in good standing with the law society of such jurisdiction, or
    • have graduated from law school and are in the process of becoming accredited as a barrister and/or solicitor in any jurisdiction of Canada, 
  • have paid the required membership dues, if applicable,
  • are either: 
    • under forty (40) years of age, or
    • have graduated from law school within the last five (5) years.


  • *Please note that YWL memberships, once purchased, cannot be refunded.

Young Women in Law (YWL) is a not for profit organization for women lawyers in their early stages of practice.

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