Join or Renew Your WLFC Membership


Click here to join or renew your membership online.


Download a membership application and mail it to:
Columbus Bar Association, 175 S. Third St., Suite 1100, Columbus, OH 43215

Applications returned with a credit card payment can be emailed to Becky Hartman at


Call (614) 221-4112 to join over the phone

Member Benefits

  • Special pricing to attend monthly luncheon events focusing on topics unique to women lawyers
  • Participation in the Dining Circle Initiative, a mentoring and networking program which brings together 8 to 10 women with varying professional backgrounds who meet once a month during the program year over breakfast, lunch, drinks or dinner
  • Annual member networking opportunities designed to promote women in the profession through social events, pro bono/community involvement, interaction with local judges, and professional development
  • Quarterly newsletter highlighting WLFC activities and members
  • An active listserv with timely information about upcoming activities and opportunities
  • The ability to vote on key issues, such as WLFC leadership and by-law revisions


Download the bylaws of the Women Lawyers of Franklin County (PDF)

2017-18 Board of Trustees

President: Katrina Thompson
President-Elect: Katherine "Kitty" Ivan
Secretary: Rachel Sabo
Treasurer: Gina Piacentino
Trustee at Large: Megan Gonzalez
Immediate Past President: Ashley Oliker

Committee Chairs

Bylaws: Michalea Delaveris
Community Service: Ann Hancock
Data & Information Historian: Ashley B. Watson
Diversity: Hannah Botkin-Doty
Events: Jenny Schiller & Meghna Rao
Judicial Campaign/Legislative Action: Jolene Griffith
Law School Liaison: Bridjette Brown
Membership: Lisa Messner
Networking: Lori Keating
Public Relations: Lia Meehan
Social Media: Kailee Goold
Student Representative: Kimberly Despas (Ohio State University)
Student Representative: Sara Valentine (Capital University)
Women in the Profession: Celia Kilgard

WLFC Member Roster

WLFC Past Presidents