The Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys promotes the welfare and interests of women lawyers and women affected by the legal system, and provides a network of communication and support for members.

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Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys


I.O.W.A. is for:
  • law students considering options in the legal field
  • new attorneys starting out in a professional career
  • experienced attorneys looking to share ideas and concerns

I.O.W.A. provides an excellent opportunity to network with other lawyers throughout the state and have an impact on issues affecting women and the legal profession.

Members stay informed and stay connected through a listserv; an email distribution list for announcements; a membership directory; board meetings and other I.O.W.A. meetings; CLEs; a facebook page; and this website.

2019 Arabella Mansfield and Gertrude Rush Awards: Nominate an award recipient by April 30, 2019. Awards will be presented during the I.O.W.A. annual meeting on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in the Union Block Building in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. We will celebrate the exact 150th anniversary of Arabella Mansfield's admission to the Iowa bar in the very room where it happened.

The Visiting Mom Project wins NCWBA award!

See photos of the Union Block Restoration Project