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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.

Second Harvest Food Bank Volunteering Opportunity @ Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
Sep 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
  • WLC’s Second Harvest Service Day – September 30, 2023!

    When: Saturday, September 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

    Where: Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina, 500-B Spratt Street

    Join fellow WLC members on September 30th as we volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bankto help sort and pack donated items to help our local community. This event will have double the impact as we will be volunteering on behalf of Safe Alliance, so for each hour served, we will provide credits for Safe Alliance to purchase food items for their domestic violence shelter at low or no cost.

    We have exactly 10 spots available and we need to fill them up! Please register in advance [here]. Please wear a purple shirt (WLC shirt encouraged!) and comfortable, close-toed shoes. Close-toed shoes are required to enter the building. Masks are optional.

    Project instructions are given at the beginning of the shift, and anyone arriving 15 minutes late will be asked to reschedule – please commit to the entire shift!

    We look forward to serving the community together and hope to see you there.

    There are only 10 spots available, so sign up soon! Register HERE



CLE Panel and Lunch @ Legion Brewing - South Park
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm


Event Description

Join us Thursday October 19th  at Legion Brewing in South Park for our Fall Speaker Lunch Event!

We are delighted to announce that WLC will be teaming up with Pauli Murray LGBTQ+ Bar Association to host a two-hour CLE speaker panel on Thursday, October 19th from 12pm-2pm at Legion Brewing in South Park. Topics will include the experiences and challenges faced by LGBTQ+ attorneys in the workplace and how the legal community can support them.

Candelario Saldana, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
Kyle Luebke, McGuire Woods
Virginia Wooten, Ogletree Deakins
Collins Saint, Brooks Pierce


$30- Members

$50- Non-Members

RSVP Here!



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

Gessner Law PLLC

Collins Family Law Group


Johnston Allison Hord

HF Financial - Ellen Linares

Robinson Bradshaw

Miles Mediation & Arbitration


DeVore, Acton & Stafford PA

Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC

Gardner Skelton

Cozen O'Connor


Hatcher Law Group

Higgins & Owens, PLLC

Wilder Pantazis Law Group

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