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Who Joins Women Defenders?

Our membership includes public defenders, solo practitioners, investigators, dependency attorneys, appellate and habeas attorneys, legal workers, law students, and professors.

Anyone (male or female!) dedicated to the practice of criminal defense is welcome to join.

Spring Event
Thursday May 13, 2010
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Heart - Map

Women Defenders
Invites You to Attend Our
Annual Spring Event
Honoring Cookie Ridolfi
Executive Director
Northern California Innocence Project

Thursday, May 13, Two Thousand and Ten
Starting at Six O clock in the Evening

Heart - 1270 Valencia Street
San Francisco, California

Drinks, Hor d oeuvres, and Program

Buy tickets for Annual Spring Event

Holiday Happy Hour!
Thursday December 03, 2009
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mars Bar and Restaurant - Map

For one night only attorneys renew at student prices and students join for FREE!

Receive a FREE DRINK when you donate a gently worn suit to benefit Friends Outside!

Women Defenders 2009 Spring Event
Thursday May 14, 2009
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass - Map

For her more than 20 years of dedicated work in defending white-collar criminal prosecutions, including securities fraud, antitrust, and other business crimes, environmental matters as well as civil litigation and internal investigations just to name a few!

For a complete bio on Ms. Clarence please go to

Keynote Speaker James Brosnahan, one of the nation's most recognized trial lawyers, will be honoring Ms. Clarence at this event.

For a complete bio on Mr. Brosnahan, please go to

We Hope to See You at this Evening of Camaraderie, Inspiration, and Fun!

6:00pm to 9:00pm
At Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass located at One Ferry Building, Suite 200, San Francisco

Proceeds from this Event Will Benefit Women Defenders and the Women Defenders Fellowship Fund.

Please RSVP by May 2nd
INFO: [email protected]

Meet the Bar Associations
Wednesday April 08, 2009
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Golden Gate University - Map

Please join us at 536 Mission Street to find out what Women Defenders is all about! Meet Executive Director Heidi Hengel and Board Member Johanna LaBranch to discuss how you can become involved in Women Defenders and begin networking with fantastic criminal defense attorneys in the Bay Area.

Membership discounts will be available to new law student members who sign up at this event! And, we will be looking for a law student ambassador who will be responsible for promoting Women Defenders' events at his or her law school. Ambassadors will receive free membership! Don't miss out on a fantastic networking opportunity. Come and meet us!


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