WLA Past Presidents

The Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis has been in existence since 1976, when a brave group of women decided to band together to form an organization that would support and promote women lawyers in all of their endeavors. Our members are judges, business leaders, politicians, lawyers from big firms, lawyers from small firms and everyone in between.

We are proud to name the following as our Past Presidents:

Hon. Anna Forder, Charter President

Margaret Fox, 1977-1978

Adrienne Anderson, 1978-1979

Karen Tokarz, 1979-1980

Hon. Barbara Wallace, 1980-1981

Annette Heller, 1981-1982

Hon. Joan Burger, 1982-1983

Mary Colleen Sleater, 1983-1984

Hon. Susan Blaney, 1984-1985

Janet F. Catalona, 1985-1986

Hon. Mary K. Hoff, 1986-1987

Linda Murphy, 1987-1988

Patricia Flood, 1988-1989

Pat Simons, 1989-1990

Mary Coffey, 1990-1991

Toni Griesbach, 1991-1992

Deidre Smith, 1992-1993

Hon. Audrey G. Fleissig, 1993-1994

Gretchen Myers, 1994-1995

Sharon Agee, 1995-1996

Sally Heller, 1996-1997

Mary Butts Bruntrager, 1997-1998

Jennifer Finley, 1998-1999

Teresa A. Generous, 1999-2000

Patricia Hageman, 2000-2001

Helen Paulson, 2001-2002

Marjorie K. Carter, 2002-2003

Hon. Peg McCartney, 2003-2004

Megan Phillips, 2004-2005

Heather Hays, 2005-2006

Lynn Ricci, 2006-2007

Genevieve Nichols, 2007-2008

Patricia Susi, 2008-2009

Hon. Nicole Colbert-Botchway, 2009-2010

Jessica Liss, 2010-2011

Kristine Bridges 2011-2012

Jamie Boyer, 2012-2013

Jessica Kennedy, 2013-2014

Elizabeth Grana, 2014-2015

Heather Bub, 2015-2016

Bridget Hoy, 2016-2017

Amy Gunn, 2017-2018

Valerie Craig, 2018-2019

Lisa Reynolds, 2019-2020

Jennifer Matthew, 2020-2021

Complimentary Professional Headshots | Friday, October 16th | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

WLA wants to help you update your website and/or social media profile(s) with a FREE professional headshot provided by Caren Libby of Image Media, LLC.  This is a special event for WLA Members only!  Due to limited space, appointments are required and walk-ins cannot be accommodated.  Please click here to register through Sign Up Genius.  

WLA November Mentorship Luncheon | Friday, November 6th | Noon - 1:15 PM

Please join the WLA for its November Mentorship Luncheon on Friday November 6, 2020.  The WLA will give priority in registration for this luncheon to its target audience, WLA members who are 36 and under or have been practicing five years or less.  The WLA, in partnership with its Membership/Mentorship Sponsor, Dowd Bennett LLP, will host the meeting on Dowd Bennett’s Zoom account and ensure that attendees receive a $15 gift certificate for food delivery in advance.  The guest speakers will be Mischa Buford Epps, Executive Director of The Missouri Bar and Brocca L. Morrison of the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri.  Register here

"Virtual Breakfast" to Benefit the Center for Women in Transition | Friday, November 6th | 8:00 AM - 900 AM

For Questions or to RSVP, please contact Althea Respess at 314-880-4464 or arespess@kennedyhuntlaw.com.  

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