Boggs, Avellino, Lach and Boggs  Law Firm

St. Louis Women Lawyers Association

Belleville, IL - The St. Louis Women Lawyers - Association hosted their Annual Golf Tournament on May 8, 2013 at The Orchards Golf Club in Belleville, Illinois.  The event was held to generate funding for the WLA Linda J. Murphy Scholarship Fund for Women Law Students.  The tournament was a great success with 31 teams and total of 124 golfers participating.  

The tournament generated in excess of $25,000 for the scholarship fund.  The Fund is used to benefit deserving and talented women law students through scholarship awards.  The scholarship fund was named in memory of attorney Linda J. Murphy, after her death in 1999.  Throughout her life, she was an advocate of the rights of women and minorities.  She was a prominent and respected trial attorney known for her criminal defense, civil rights, and domestic relations work.

During the tournament attendants played a round of golf, won prizes raffle prizes, participated in various competitions including putting for assorted prizes, ate catered meals, and more.  The day featured many opportunities for fun while simultaneously benefitting a great cause.

For additional information or questions about next year=s tournament, contact tournament chairperson Beth C. Boggs with Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs, LLC, at bboggs@balblawyers.com.