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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