Member Benefits

By becoming an OWBA member, you are making a statement in support of advancing women in the legal profession and demonstrating your commitment to promoting the welfare of all women in the community. The OWBA also provides a synergy that can enhance your career on many levels.  Whether you are looking to increase your professional visibility through OWBA leadership positions, to publish articles in our quarterly newsletters, to take advantage of the many personal and professional development opportunities or even simply to network with colleagues–the OWBA can meet your needs. 


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Expand your network with peers around the state and within your district through our Networking at Noon events, Leading with Style, Tips of the Trade seminars, cocktail receptions, happy hours, committee meetings, annual luncheons and continuing legal education seminars.

Hear what our members have to say. Receive OWBA’s quarterly newsletter covering the latest legal issues, OWBA events and OWBA members. The OWBA newsletter is written by members for our members.

Professional Fellowship
OWBA offers a unique place for women attorneys to share their professional aspirations and challenges. You can foster a significant support group that will yield lasting friendships and valuable professional contacts.

Develop your leadership skills by becoming an OWBA Officer or Trustee or participating on one of the many OWBA committees. OWBA also offers leadership seminars, such as Tips of the Trade and the Leadership Series with the YWCA. In the near future participate in the Leadership Academy that is currently being formed. OWBA members will receive a discount.

CLEs and Seminars
Attend one of our CLE seminars or programs that are geared toward helping you with your legal career and professional development. OWBA members receive a discount.

Career Opportunities
Promote members as leaders of the legal community and, through judicial endorsements, open the door to appointments to the federal and local bench and high-level executive positions

Give back to the community. Throughout the year OWBA offers various charity events to participate in, such as the Mid-Ohio Foodbank, YWCA and more.