The Black Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (BWLAM)
was founded on July 28, 1992 and incorporated on March 25, 1993 out of necessity to promote reform in the law, to facilitate the administration of justice and to uphold the highest standard of integrity in the legal profession. BWLAM works to accomplish this goal by promoting programs that enhance civic education through law and promotion of scholarship and opportunity for black women at all levels of education.
BWLAM ventures to cultivate a spirit of acceptance, cordiality, fellowship and empowerment among members of the Bar and the community at large. BWLAM focuses on professional advancement, presence in civic and public offices of women lawyers and the cultivation of women’s rights. BWLAM is headquartered in Detroit, MI and is a nonprofit organization under the state laws of Michigan.