The Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association is a Chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York (WBASNY). Our membership includes Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam, Columbia and Greene Counties.
WBASNY has a long and honored role in making life better for all women in society, by advocating for equality and fair treatment of all women. The Association has long been in the forefront of changing laws in the areas of domestic violence, in achieving equity in marital dissolution, in achieving fairness in custody decisions, in the initiative against crimes of sexual violence and in the initiative against sexual discrimination in employment.
WBASNY will continue to be in the forefront of making a meaningful impact on legislation that improves the lives of women, children and families.
At the 2019-20 Installation Dinner
(L to R: Danielle Strauch, Director of Membership, Melissa Manna-Williams, VP, Laura Wong-Pan, President, and Angela DiBiasi, Immediate Past President. )
Pictures from some of our events
Board of Directors for
Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association
President: Laura Matlow Wong-Pan, Esq.
Vice President: Melissa Manna-Williams, Esq.
Treasurer: Michelle Trier, Esq.
Corresponding Secretary: Kyle A. Steller, Esq.
Recording Secretary: Danielle Fenichel, Esq.
Director of CLEs: Debra M. Burg, Esq.
Director of Membership: Danielle E. Strauch, Esq.
Director of Social Media/Website:
Lindsey M. Goldstein, Esq.
Terry Raskyn, Esq. and Kerry Yamashita, Esq.
Legislative Representative: Alex Weininger, Esq.
Select "Mid-Hudson Chapter" so that you will be a member of our chapter.
Educational programs, CLE credits
Opportunities to be involved in issues affecting women
Access to an Involved Community of Attorneys and Judges
Networking and fun events