Charlotte Women's Bar (CWB)
 
The Charlotte Women's Bar (CWB) is the Charlotte Chapter of the NCAWA.  The CWB was formed in 2004 to provide its membership a unique and personally supportive professional network.  The CWB is dedicated to promoting the interests of women attorneys in the Charlotte area.  Our objective is to help our members through education, networking, community involvement, mentoring opportunities and the chance to just have fun with peers.
 
2017 CWB Board
 
President: Amanda Cutler, Zwicker & Associates P.C.
Vice President: Maria Satterfield, Satterfield Legal, PLLC
Treasurer: LaRita Dingle, Zwicker & Associates P.C.
Secretary: Mallory Willink, Krusch & Sellers, P.A.
Judicial Liaison: Honorable Carla N. Archie, Resident Superior Court Judge, Mecklenburg County
At-Large Member: Caroline Keen, McGuireWoods LLP
At-Large Member: Kathleen Dooley, McGuireWoods LLP
Immediate Past-President: Alyssa Levine, Arnold & Smith, PLLC
 
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Happy Hour Social
at Draught Restaurant & Bar
6:00PM until...
Click HERE to register*.
*Registration isn't required but we'd love to know if you're planning to drop by! 
 
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Mecklenburg County Bar Swearing-In Ceremony
at Fairfield Inn & Suites Uptown
4:00PM
Email to volunteer at CWB's table (setup likely at 2:45PM)
The CWB will be supporting new admittees to be sworn-in before a panel of judges from many of the courts present in Mecklenburg County.
 
More great programs coming soon in 2017...stay tuned!
 
 Email or call 704.609.7374 for more information.
 
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Check your email and visit CWB’s webpage regularly for programming updates.

This year, NCAWA is partnering with Legal Aid of NC, in its mission to provide access to justice to those who can not afford legal services: Click HERE to learn more.

SPONSORS
CWB thanks its generous past sponsors and welcomes new sponsorship.
 
MISSION STATEMENT
Our mission is to advance and encourage women's participation in the legal profession by offering programs designed to meet the unique professional and personal needs of women attorneys.
 
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

When you join the NCAWA and CWB, you can expect a networking forum for business development, access to professional programs, mentoring and leadership opportunities, rewarding work on our committees, and more.  Our vision is to build a strong community of women lawyers who make a difference in the profession and in society at large.  Our goals are to increase the effective participation by women in the justice system, in public office, and within the legal profession; to promote the rights of women under the law; and to promote the welfare of the women attorneys of North Carolina. The benefits of CWB membership include:

An Instant Network:  Membership opens doors.  Through your involvement, you have the opportunity to network with hundreds of members, both women and men, from the judiciary, law firms, corporations, non-profits, and the government.  Members support each other by providing business referrals, developing mentoring relationships, serving as role models, and creating opportunities for one another.

Recognition and Visibility: We all know it’s awkward to toot your own horn.  Let the NCAWA and CWB promote your accomplishments and achievements in our newsletters and e-blasts, and on our website.  In addition, NCAWA maintains an online member directory, which puts the entire NCAWA membership at your fingertips, making networking easier than ever.  On a local level, CWB endeavors to nominate its members for various professional accolades.  In the past, such accolades include, among others, Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Women and Charlotte Business Journal’s Forty under 40, and guides its members through the associated applications.

First-Class Events:  Each year, the NCAWA hosts an annual conference that provides members an opportunity to meet and hear from prominent individuals in the profession.  In addition, CWB hosts a wide variety of programs and socials.

Leadership Development.  Members have the opportunity to join one or more NCAWA and CWB committees to gain invaluable experience and to establish a great foundation for further leadership positions.

Publications: All NCAWA members receive a subscription to Self-Evident, the NCAWA's member newsletter, which covers issues of concern to women in the law, profiles women leaders, and substantive articles written by members, and full access to the NCAWA website, including the CWB page.
 

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About NCAWA

The North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA) is the organization where women lawyers in North Carolina come together to build important personal and professional relationships. The NCAWA is about women helping women. When you join the NCAWA, you can expect leadership opportunities, rewarding work on our committees, a networking forum for business development, and more.  
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Mission Statement

NCAWA's mission is to promote the participation of women in the legal profession and advance the rights and welfare of women under the law.