save the date 2017may 3rd event with pat gillette

april 2017 alice lutz


 Please join us this year for our very special speaker series featuring:

women in leadership



2017 Networking and Speaker Luncheons

Mark your calendars now for the following upcoming Wake Women Attorneys' events! Everyone is welcome!

Lunches are held the 2nd Thursday of each month from noon to 1:30pm.

Wednesday, April 5th from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Lobby day at the NC state legislature (meet at 1300 block of the legislative bldg).

Learn how to lobby important legislative issues that affect women with ashley perkinson, lobbyist for the NCAWA. 


Thursday, April 13th at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at

Tir Na Nog (new location! 108 Hargett st.)

Special Guest Speaker: Alice Lutz, CEO of triangle family services


Special evening spring social and speaker event with the NCAWA.

Wednesday, May 3rd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at

The NC State Bar Center, 217 E. Edenton street (downtown Raleigh)

Appetizers and drinks served ($25.00 pp or $35.00 non-members, students only $15.00)

Special Guest Speaker: Pat Gillette (top rated trial lawyer and leading author

on gender diversity and equality in the workplace).


Thursday, May 11th at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at

Mia Francesca (north hills mall)

Special Guest Speaker: Elaine Marshall, NC Secretary of State


Thursday, June 8th at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at

Location: Taverna Agora (326 Hillsborough St.)

Special Guest Speaker: Chief Judge Linda Mcgee, Court of Appeals


Thursday, July 13th networking lunch from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm at

18 Seaboard Station, downtown Raleigh

"Christmas in July" stocking stuffer give-aways!


Thursday, August 10th

No lunch this month because of the NCAWA capital conference in downtown Raleigh.

2017 capital conference logo

September- December  - more details coming soon about the 2017 Wake Women of the Year award and fundraiser and the fall CLES.

2017 board of directors to the Wake Women attorneys:

President: Tiffany Lesnik ()

Vice President: Jane Paksoy ()

Secretary: Leah Hermiller ()

Treasurer: Fiona Steer ()

President Elect: Jane Paksoy ()


At Large Members:

Eileen Mullen: 

Heather Connor (Ortiz and Shick): 

Shawna Lemon (Myers Bigel):

Elizabeth Boyette (Jackson law): 

Donna Cohen: 

Kristi Thompson: 

*Membership!*  You can join or renew your membership to NCAWA and WWA online at It is very affordable!   please contact Alicia Young at  to renew membership for 2016 or for more information. any new members will also have the benefit of joining now and receiving a full calendar year of membership and receive discounts at lunches and our other events.