NCAWA members Paula Kohut , Jennifer Harjo and Katherine Parker will be honored as 2015 Leaders in the Law at the upcoming North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s fifth annual awards event in September 2015. The Leaders in the Law event honors attorneys licensed and practicing law in the state of North Carolina, who go above and beyond in their profession and their community. The honorees will represent the most influential individuals within our state’s legal community.
All three attorneys are active members of NCAWA’s Coastal Chapter in Wilmington, and Paula and Katherine have served on the NCAWA Board of Directors. For more information on this prestigious honor, please go here: http://nclawyersweekly.com/leaders-in-the-law/
Please help us in congratulating these inspring women!
Please help us in congratulating the 2015-2016 recipients of NCAWA's Sarah Parker Scholarship Award:
Melissa Tulis - Campbell University School of Law
Kai Toshumba - Charlotte School of Law
Gabrielle Lucero - Duke University School of Law
Meghan Williford - Elon University School of Law
Rashida Stevens - North Carolina Central University School of Law
Caline Hou - University of North Carolina School of Law
Mackenzie Salenger - Wake Forest University School of Law
Full biographies of these bright young women, together with more details about the NCAWA Sarah Parker Scholarship Award, can be found HERE.
This year, NCAWA is even more committed to enforcing our mission to protect the rights of women under the law. One way we plan to do that is by increasing awareness of domestic violence issues in our communities and lending our talents and time to organizations like the N.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and other local domestic violence agencies across the state.
All NCAWA legislative advocacy stems from our Annual Meeting Resolutions dating back to 1978. These resolutions cover a broad range of issues from civil rights to attorney’s fees. We will continue to track and monitor legislation in all of these areas, but will focus our advocacy efforts this year in three main areas: