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

Got a Galentine?

Miss connecting with your lawyer gal pals?  Want a sweet way to tell your friend that you think "she's da bomb" this Galentine's day? 

Introducing WLA's "Happy Galentine's Day" event.  Surprise your favorite Galentine or Galentines with either a surprise delivery of a Hot Cocoa Bomb gift box or a surprise electronic Galentine's Day greeting.  Proceeds from all sales will benefit the WLA Foundation's projects and scholarships.   

Each Hot Cocoa Bomb gift box contains a Galentine's Day greeting along with three individually wrapped hot cocoa bombs crafted by local St. Louis baker, STL Cake Pops.  Gift boxes will be hand delivered on Friday, February 12th.   Hence, this offer is limited to addresses within the St. Louis area.   Boxes are $25 ($20 each if buying more than one box).  Send as many boxes as you'd like and don't forget to treat yourself.  Gift box orders are due February 1, 2021.  

Each electronic Galentine's Day greeting will be sent by the WLA Foundation to the email address provided by you.  Each message is $10.  Electronic message orders are due February 11, 2021.

Recipients of gift boxes and electronic messages will be listed on WLA's web site and mentioned in a special member email. 

Click here to order your gifts.

WLA Zoom Happy Hour and Yoga Coming in February

Start of the new year by enjoying the benefits of yoga and sharing your resolutions with a group of your peers.  WLA will host a 45-minute yoga session suitable for all levels - from curious beginner to seasoned yogi.  Check back here and in future member emails for more details and registration instructions.  

Monthly Board Meeting:

Third Wednesday of every month

Noon - 1:30 PM

Contact admin@wlastl.org for location

View our Announcements page for information on other area events.

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