Get Involved

  • Here are some key ways you can get involved with the Association:

  • WLA is an incredibly rich and varied organization in the making and offers something for everyone in its formative days, whether you want to get involved with colleagues who work in similar trade, practice, topic or interest area, expand your horizons by networking with members who share your interests, get the marketing support by using various online applications, work on specific projects, or support the cause of legal-aid and pro-bono practice.

  • If you are not a member of WLA and wish to get involved, CLICK HERE to become a WLA member today.

  • joinJoin a global Network

    Be a part of WLA Network that serves best for your professional goals. There is a network for most important practice areas of law. The WLA network members are selected and classified on the basis of benchmarked quality standards and they can be the most trusted source for anyone seeking legal help, information, counsel or legal services.

    JOIN NOW
  • leadershipSeek office

    Consider this your invitation to help set the course of the association. Contact the chair of the WLA Nominating Committee and express your interest in being nominated. Contact your chapter or division about running for a leadership post. Contact the Council Secretariat and ask how to run as a petition candidate for Council.

    NOMINATE FOR LEADERSHIP ROLE
  • M_Id_406132_Amazon_JobsGet or offer a job through WLA JobLink 

    Find job opportunities in law firms, companies and other organisations. WLA JobLink is free for all WLA members, incredibly easy to use, and of course everything is strictly confidential.

    JOIN NOW
  • Teacher teachingBuild your skills

    Review the offerings on our Ongoing Professional Development page to locate the courses you need to build your library and general skills. Meet your personal learning requirements at affordable member rates.

    Explore Events and Workshops

  • enthusiastic-public-speakerExplore speaking opportunities

    Join the WLA Speakers Bureau and get speaking opportunities to raise your own profile with an unparalleled platform to gain exposure for your institution; increased credibility for your business, project or team; and the opportunity to convey your corporate goals and vision.

    JOIN WLA AND BE IN WLA SPEAKERS BUREAU
  • rahs_mentor_programBecome or seek a Mentor

    Finding a mentor is one of the most important things a new or growing professional can do in WLA. Cultivating a mentor can be difficult – it takes finding the right person. WLA mentoring program pairs the right mentors with mentees.

    BECOME A MENTOR
  • iStock_000014186302SmallIncrease pro bono involvement 

    Subscribe to the WLA Legal-Aid Register and increase your pro bono involvement. Provide critical legal assistance and information directly to the poor through innovative technology and collaboration.

    BE A PART OF LEGAL AID REGISTER
  • Woman working in home officeBecome a Legal Freelancer 

    Emerging technology, vanishing jobs, budget-conscious clients and new ways of doing business have opened the door for a new breed of legal professional: the freelancer or virtual worker.  Outsource your work to WLA certified Frelancers.

    EXPLORE WLA BACK OFFICE

  • wordflyingoffpageBecome active in WLA Knowledge Repository

    Manage your knowledge resources effectively through WLA repository and enhance competitiveness. Submit, search, browse and exchange  intellectual assets such as document drafts, research data, theses,  e-discovery,  pleadings,  presentations, judgments ..

    WLA KNOWLEDGE REPOSITORY
  • freelancerHire a Legal Freelancer 

    Outsource projects for your law office from self-employed business owners offering services to law firms.. Find an experienced legal professional to supplement your staff. OR just get employed as a freelance legal professional.

    EXPLORE WLA BACK OFFICE
  • iStock_000014186302SmallSubmit a Resolution

    Make your voice heard; express a concern; ask WLA to take a stand. Draft a formal resolution and present it to Council. Contact the chair of the WLA or the Council Secretariat at WLA Headquarters for details.

    WLA PETITIONS
  • question and answerCultivate your clients through Q&A 

    With Q&A consumers can now take informed decisions to appoint any lawyers and Lawyers have an opportunity to cultivate new clients.

    GET QUESTIONS NOW

  • Teacher teachingPresent your ideas

    Submit an idea for a program, paper, panel discussion, table talk or poster session. Why not also share your own experience. Contact the network or council whose work interests you to get started.

    WLA IDEAS FACTORY
  • zWLA Direct

    WLA Direct is our monthly email newsletter, with news and feature stories syndicated from worlds best news channels. Don’t miss out on this valuable news and information service from WLA. Contribute your thoughts for the newsletter.

    JOIN WLA
  • Leadership-CommunicationMake contact – Join the WLA community in WLA Connect

    WLA Connect is a centralized space where official WLA “groups” can work together online and where any member can create a new “communities” (unofficial WLA groups). 

    JOIN NOW
  • freelancerExplore. Go global

    There is a world beyond your regional practice, your city and your country — explore it! Participate in a research project overseas through one of the many international opportunities.

    JOIN NOW