Women Build Kickoff Party

Please join Buncombe County Women Attorneys as we kickoff the start to fundraising for the 14th Women Build house built by Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. We look forward to seeing you as we come together to encourage our legal community to support the building of a home for a woman in need. The future homeowner Quintania Gregg will be joining us, so please come out for this wonderful cause!   Please see details below:

Rustic Grape Wine Bar, 14 Aston Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Wednesday, May 1st, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WNC Chapter – NCAWA Luncheon Honoring Jacqueline Grant

Please join us as we celebrate one of our very own Western North Carolina women attorneys, Jacqueline Grant, for her accomplishment in serving as the President of the North Carolina Bar Association. Luncheon to be held at Pack’s Tavern, 20 S. Spruce St., Asheville, NC 28801, on February 20th, at 12:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Rhodes@gtalaw.net.


NCAWA Annual Holiday Party

Please join us for our annual Holiday Party, December 13th, at 5:30 at Ave. M Restaurant & Bar. There will be heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and great company! We hope to see you there!

New Admittee Luncheon – WNC Chapter, NCAWA

The WNC Chapter of the NCAWA invites the 28th Judicial Bar to our annual New Admittee Luncheon where we will welcome our new admittees to the North Carolina bar by treating them to lunch at our October meeting.

The luncheon will be held on October 17th at Pack’s Tavern at 20 S. Spruce St., Asheville, NC at 12:30p.m.

Please let any new admittees know of this great opportunity to meet local women attorneys.  For any questions please direct emails to Rhodes@gtalaw.net

We look forward to seeing new faces in October!

Women of Wisdom Celebration – May 31, 2018

The Western North Carolina Chapter of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys invites the Buncombe County Bar to join them in honoring local women who have practiced law for 25 years or more with a Silver Service Award.  We will also be presenting the 2018 Themis Award to Meghann Burke, for her contributions to improving the status of women in the legal profession. Details for this celebration are below:

May 31, 2018 from 5:30pm-7:30pm – The Venue, Downtown Asheville

Tickets are $25 a person, $15 for students or non-profit attorneys.  Each ticket will include two drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served.  We ask that you pre-purchase using the link below:


Silver Service Award Honorees:

Judy Nicholson Rudolph

Susan E. Wilson

Diane McDonald

Leah Broker

Carole L. Spainhour

Lisa M. Morrison

Heather Newton

Cynthia G. Vardiman

Kimberly C. Stevens

Lynn Cox

Baiba Bourbeau

Jennifer O. Jackson

Cecilia Johnson

Mary E. Gager

Laura J. Bridges

Merrimon Burwell Oxley

Karla P. Rusch

Andrea N. Capua

Diane E. Sherrill

Heather N. Hockaday

Gail W. Bredehoeft

Laura S. Pocock

Please consider also becoming a sponsor for this great event, this year each level includes at least one ticket.  Please email Senta Rhodes at Rhodes@gtalaw.net if you are interested in sponsorship. The WOW celebration is made possible by sponsorships from local businesses, law firms and attorneys.  Very special thanks to those who have already agreed to sponsor:


Grimes Teich Anderson, LLP

28th Judicial District Bar

Ward and Smith, PA

McGuire Wood Bissette, PA

The Van Winkle Law Firm


Parsec Financial, Inc.

Siemens Family Law Group

Dungan, Kilbourne & Stahl, PA

Deutsch & Gottschalck, PA

Burt Langley, PA


Carol Goins, Esq.

Emily Sutton Dezio, PA

Brock Law Firm

Sperling & Barraco, a Huseby Company

The Law Office of Leah Broker, PA

Sarah Corley, Mediation Works of North Carolina

Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham, LLP

Heidi H. Stewart, Attorney/Mediator

Sheila Lambert Law Office

Goldsmith Resolutions (Frank Goldsmith, Mediator / Arbitrator)

Prendergast Law


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