Women Lawyers of Charlotte

WLC‘s mission is to foster professional and social relationships among the diverse group of women lawyers in our community, while promoting equality, advancement and opportunity for women through events, programs, mentorship, education and community outreach.

Membership & Mentorship

More than 150 members enjoy the benefits of WLC in fostering professional and social relationships. WLC members have a diverse range of practice areas, years of practice, talents, and interests.  WLC is growing all the time!

Events & Programming

WLC hosts regular luncheons and events with dynamic speakers from our local community and beyond.   WLC is dedicated to promoting equality, advancement, and opportunity for women through events and programming.

Education & Community Outreach

WLC creates space for members to learn and share practice tips and demonstrate thought leadership with membership. Members partner with area non-profits to provide donated items and services.

Upcoming Events

WLC members are involved in and support the Charlotte community.  WLC hosts regular events to engage members and create opportunities for professional and personal growth.  We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.

Feb
28
Thu
2019
WLC February Social @ Dandelion Market
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
WLC February Social @ Dandelion Market | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States

Please join us on Thursday, February 28th at 5:30 pm for our February social!  Escape the cold inside warm Dandelion Market.  One drink ticket and light appetizers will be available for members!

http://www.dandelionmarketcharlotte.com

 

Mar
7
Thu
2019
Register now for our March 7 Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination, and Employment Law CLE @ Mecklenburg County Bar & Foundation Center
Mar 7 @ 11:45 am – 1:45 pm
Register now for our March 7 Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination, and Employment Law CLE @ Mecklenburg County Bar & Foundation Center

In Honor of Women’s History Month, Women Lawyers of Charlotte will cohost a Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination, and Employment Law CLE Panel with MCB & Charlotte Women’s Bar\

Panelists from different backgrounds, practice areas, and perspectives will engage in a discussion about how to prevent, identify, address, and remedy sexual harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace.

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Esteemed Panelists:

  • Janice Reznick is the Deputy General Counsel for Wells Fargo’s employment law section.  Janice reports directly to the General Counsel and is the head of the entire employment division.  Her responsibilities include Employment Counseling and Litigation, Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits and Retirement.
  • Meredith Jeffries, Member, Alexander Ricks PLLC: Meredith has more than two decades of experience in the area of labor and employment law, and offers Alexander Ricks’ clients comprehensive transactional, counseling, training, and litigation services with respect to all aspects of the employer/employee relationship.
  • Missy Owen, Tin Fulton Walker & Owen: Missy represents clients in state and federal criminal courts across North Carolina, handling cases ranging from misdemeanors to felonies. Missy has particular expertise in sex offense cases, where she has represented clients in the pre-indictment phase, at trial, and on appeal.
  • Chris Strianese, Strianese Huckert LLP: Chris has spent his entire career litigating employment cases. At Strianese Huckert, he represents the victims of discrimination and sexual harassment.
  • Assistant City Attorney Dana Cuberson: Dana serves as legal counsel to the Charlotte Department of Transportation and provides legislative support. She advises on matters pertaining to constitutional issues, policy/constitutional litigation, and arts and cultural projects. She also provides legal counsel to several quasi-judicial boards.

 

CLE Credit:    1.5 General

Fees:                   $50 WLC Rate

$75 Member Early Bird Rate

$90 Member Regular Rate

$95 Non Member Early Bird Rate

$110 Non Member Regular Rate

$10 Lunch only

 

Registration

www.meckbar.org

Phone: 704/375-8624

Mail: 2850 Zebulon Ave., Charlotte, NC 28208

 

Location:            Bar & Foundation Center

2850 Zebulon Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28208

 

Special Info:       11:45 a.m.: Registration + Lunch

12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. CLE Training

 

 

 

Membership

WLC is continually expanding its network of women lawyers in Charlotte and the surrounding areas.  If you would like to become a member please submit your application.

Spotlight

We frequently like to boast about a WLC member, a community member, or community opportunities that help make our greater Charlotte community excellent.  Take a few minutes to read our Spotlight features.  If you have an idea for a future Spotlight feature, please e-mail details to us here.

Our Sponsors

DIAMOND

Moore and Van Allen

GOLD

Nelson Mullins

The Law Offices of Michelle Gessner

SILVER

DeVore, Acton & Stafford

Troutman Sanders

Bass Dunklin

PEARL

Parker + Lynch

Strianese Huckert

FordHarrison

Pantazis Law Firm

Eagle Eye Investigations

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