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.

WLC October Social @ Red Clay Cider Works
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Please join us on Thursday, October 19th from 6-8 p.m. It is going to be held at Red Clay Cider.  This will be a fall themed event and they will have their hot mulled cider with mulling spices for us.  Light appetizers and maybe even a few fall deserts like apple pie will also be available for members!

WLC CLE Event @ Mecklenburg County Bar Center
Nov 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The CLE event will be from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. on November 2nd, with a networking opportunity immediate following.

WLC Luncheon with Ann Clark @ Bonterra Dining Room
Nov 9 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Please join us for our final luncheon of the 2017 year with Ann Clark at Bonterra Dining Room on November 9th.


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

Ogletree Deakins



K&L Gates

McIlveen Family Law


Essex Richards

Law Offices of Michelle Gessner, PLLC

Parker Poe


Bass Dunklin

Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin

Higgins & Owens

Marcellino & Tyson

Miller Hogue


Strianese PLLC

Hatcher Law Group

Maloney Law


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