Honorary Membership

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

What is Honorary Membership in HAWL?

Any lawyer, distinguished in the profession, upon approval of HAWL’s Board of Directors, may be enrolled as an Honorary Member.  Honorary Members enjoy many of the privileges and benefits of HAWL membership, however are not entitled to vote or hold office.  An Honorary Membership in HAWL does not include a membership in FAWL.

What are the Benefits of Honorary Membership?

Some of the privileges and benefits to Honorary Membership in HAWL include, but are not limited to:

  • Numerous opportunities to be involved in the local legal community in a variety of ways
  • Membership lunches on a monthly basis September – May [CLE credits may be available]
  • HAWL’s premier judicial reception each January
  • HAWL’s award-winning annual International Women’s Day symposium each March
  • HAWL’s family-friendly annual HAWL v. the Judges sporting event in the Spring
  • Support in application for leadership positions, locally and state-wide
  • Participation in HAWL’s award-winning mentoring program
  • Collaborative efforts with other local voluntary bar associations
  • Opportunities to network with other legal professionals
  • Community outreach opportunities
  • Pro bono legal opportunities

An Honorary Membership in HAWL does not include membership in FAWL.

How Long does Honorary Membership Last?

The length of the Honorary Membership is at the discretion of HAWL’s Board of Directors.

How do I Become an Honorary Member?

Honorary Membership is at the discretion of HAWL’s Board of Directors.  There is no formal application process.  To find out more about Honorary Membership, please contact HAWL’s Vice President of Membership.  To find out who that is, please click here.