Coastal Bend Women Lawyers Association
Spring Luncheon
History of the Annual Spring Luncheon

Expanding on Women's History Month, which is in March, CBWLA
has garnered the resources to bring high profile women of distinction
to speak in Corpus Christi.  Past presentations include:

2009:  Sylvia A. Earle, Ph.D., Marine Biologist

2008:  Janet Reno, Former United States Attorney General

2007:  Mavis Leno, Advocate for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

2006:  Colleen Barrett, President, Southwest Airlines

2005:  Gloria Allred, Civil Rights Attorney

2004:  Colleen Rowley, FBI Special Agent and
Time Magazine Person of the Year

2003:  Captain Paula Hinger:  Commander,
Naval Air Station--Corpus Christi

2002:  Zainab Salbi, Women for Women, International

2001:  Cathy Bonner, President,
Foundation for Women's Resources;
Curator, Dallas Women's Museum

2000:  Maxine Flournoy, WASP-WWII, Women Aviators

1999:  Mary Dale Peterson, M.D., speaking on
Women in Medicine and Child Abuse Issues

1998:  Sissy Farenthold, Political Pioneer

1997:  Barbara Aldave, Dean, St. Mary's School of Law

1996:  Lighthearted Program Honoring the Judiciary

1995:  Alice Oliver-Parrot, Appellate Justice
To view pages dedicated to individual annual
luncheons, click here for the