TLAW was founded on July 7, 1989, in Nashville, Tennessee. TLAW is a statewide women's bar association whose efforts have dramatically increased the number of women on the bench and in other legal positions.
Membership is open to any person who is a member in good standing of a State or Federal Bar of the United States. Any person supporting the purposes of TLAW, any student, and any law graduate awaiting admission may be a member.
TLAW's purposes include: