Presidents Message

2017 President‘s Message

Happy New Year! I am very privileged and honored to be your Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County 2017 President! I am excited about the year ahead and the WLA Board is planning many interesting events for the year to come. Keep on the lookout for our regular lunch meetings as well as social events and community service events that we will be planning for this year. We hope that you consider joining our organization and attending events. A membership application is available for download on this website. We welcome all types of members, from law students to seasoned attorneys, as well women and men! As always we encourage your thoughts and recommendations as to how we can make WLA better. If you have any needs or recommendations concerning WLA, please feel free to reach out to me at Lindsay.cordes@thomaslawoffices.com. Thank you for your continued interest in WLA and we hope to see you at some events this year. Let’s make 2017 one of the best years for WLA to date!

Best Regards,
Lindsay Cordes
WLA President

News

Monthly Lunch Meeting Schedule for 2017

Please join us for our 2017 Monthly Lunch Meetings on:
 July 13th
August 10th
September 14th
October 12th
November 16th (location to be determined)
December 14th
 
The monthly meetings begin at 11:30 am at the Bristol downtown, except the November meeting.
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June Social Event

Please join us for our next social event on Thursday June 29 at the Levee from 5 – 7 pm.

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June Newsletter

You can find the June newsletter here.

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June Monthly Luncheon

Please join the Women Lawyers Association for lunch on Thursday, June 15th2017. Our featured speaker will be Councilwoman Angela Leet. Elected to the Louisville Metro Council in 2014, Councilwoman Angela Leet is committed to serving the community in which she lives.  Not only has Councilwoman Leet earned a Master of Engineering from the J.B. Speed School of Engineering and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston, but she is also a trained industrial firefighter and EMT.  Additionally, she is the owner of ALEETCO, LLC, a construction management company, and co-owner of Chamberlain Enterprises, a property development company.  Despite her numerous professional successes, Councilwoman Leet is dedicated to serving on various Boards and Committees in Louisville, including but not limited to, WaterStep, the American Red Cross, and Habitat for Humanity.  On June 15, Councilwoman Leet plans to discuss the Fiscal year 2017 Budget and speak to her role, as a woman, on Metro Council.

Additionally, the WLA will spotlight the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County meets at the Bristol Bar & Grille Downtown, 614 West Main Street.  Registration and the buffet style luncheon begin at 11:45 A.M.  We ask that attendees arrive no later than 11:45 A.M. at which time there will be brief announcements from WLA.  The presentation will start promptly at 12:00 P.M. and end at 1:00 P.M. The cost of lunch is $17.00. 

To make a reservation, please email womenlawyersassociation@gmail.com with your name and telephone number by noon on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017.

 

 
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Images from the March Board Meeting & WLA Social Event

Board Meeting

WLA Social Event

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June Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., at the Bristol Bar & Grill Downtown, 614 West Main Street.  If you have any issue that you want the WLA Board to address, you are welcome to attend and/or contact us. 

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March Board Meeting

We had a fun time at Pinot’s Palette socializing and painting after the board meeting with some of our members and guests.  Pictures will be posted soon!

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WLA March Social Event

We had a wonderful happy hour with members and guests at Napa River Grill.  Look for pictures to be posted soon!

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Time to Renew Your Membership

It’s time to renew your membership to the Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County for the 2017 calendar year!  Join this growing group of leaders in our legal community.  Your annual membership dues allow the WLA to continue its mission to provide a forum for women attorneys, promote the legal profession in Jefferson County, and offer information about the profession and public service to the community at large.  Your paid membership provides you with the opportunity to attend programs of interest sponsored by the WLA at monthly luncheons, including a 2 hour Ethics CLE presented by Professor Grace Geisel in May, free to all paid members (excluding the cost of lunch).  This year, we are offering special incentives for those who join or renew early!  Return your completed membership form (found here) by March 1st and receive $10 off your membership.  Return your membership form by April 1st and receive $5 off your membership.  Don’t miss out on this great deal!  If you have any questions, please contact the VP of Membership, Leslie Cronen, at lcronen@bubalolaw.com or 502-753-1630.

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Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be Tuesday, March 7th, 2016 at 5:00 p.m., at the Bristol Bar & Grill Downtown, 614 West Main Street.  If you have any issue that you want the WLA Board to address, you are welcome to attend and/or contact us.

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