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.

August Social! @ Brewers at 4001 Yancey
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
August Social! @ Brewers at 4001 Yancey | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States

Join us for our August Social at Brewers at 4001 Yancey!

Register here: https://wlclt.z2systems.com/np/cliens/wlclt/event.jsp?event=2&

Date:                   August 28, 2019

Time:                   5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Description:       Enjoy drinks and light hors d’ oeuvres

September Luncheon with Michele Dudley, Founder of Fashion & Compassion @ Bonterra
Sep 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
September Luncheon with Michele Dudley, Founder of Fashion & Compassion @ Bonterra

Our September luncheon is a cannot miss event!  Come hear from Michele Dudley, Founder of the non-profit Fashion & Compassion.

Michele Dudley will share her journey involving cultural identity that led to F&C. Michele and a panel of experts will share from their experience how to build meaningful relationships with individuals from different racial and cultural identities to enhance client relationships and enrich your life.

Fashion & Compassion creates empowerment communities where vulnerable women connect with God, one another and resources as their lives are transformed.

Fashion & Compassion runs programs in Charlotte and partners with Artisan projects in six other countries.  Fashion & Compassion teaches women to make jewelry and other crafts. These products provide supplemental income to the women and an income stream for the organization.


  • $15.00  –  Members
  • $30.00  –  Non-Member

Fighting For Women With Fashion @ Mint Museum Uptown
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fighting For Women With Fashion @ Mint Museum Uptown | Charlotte | North Carolina | United States

Save the date and plan to join us Tuesday, October 1, 2019, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Mint Museum Uptown, for the 9th Annual Fighting for Women with Fashion event.

Held annually during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Fighting For Women With Fashion is an opportunity to hear about the devastating impact of domestic violence and sexual assault on our community and the work Safe Alliance is doing to provide hope and healing to neighbors in need. The event will include a silent auction, wine pull, and fashion presentation featuring Charlotte attorneys and physicians. In the past eight years, the Fighting For Women With Fashion events have raised more than $450,000 to further the mission of Safe Alliance.

To become a sponsor or to make a donation, please contact Lori Maxwell at Lori.Maxwell@safealliance.org or (704)367-2705.


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.


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


Moore and Van Allen


Nelson Mullins

The Law Offices of Michelle Gessner


DeVore, Acton & Stafford

Troutman Sanders

Bass Dunklin


Parker + Lynch

Strianese Huckert


Pantazis Law Firm

Eagle Eye Investigations


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