5th Annual Women’s Caucus Retreat

Fri, March 3, 2023   |   8:55 a.m. -5:30 p.m.   |  
Virtual and  NCAJ Headquarters, 701 Corporate Center Dr, Ste 450, Raleigh NC, 27604
  |   CLE Hours: 6.5 CLE Hours (inc. 1.0 ethics and 2.0 substance abuse/mental health)

To ensure that you are able to partake in the wine tasting, please register by 2/27. 

Speakers & Topics

8:00 a.m. Registration (in person)
8:55 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by Program Chair
  • Katie King, Everett Gaskins Hancock, LLP
  • Kim Olsinski, The Olsinski Law Firm, PLLC
  • Aindrea Pledger, Daggett Shuler, Attorneys at Law
9:00 a.m. Put Yourself First Ladies, Harness the Power of Stress, Boost Your Productivity
  • Amanda Chay, Wonderment Stress Management, Raleigh
9:30 a.m. Women in the Courtroom
  • Amanda Mingo, Rawls, Scheer, Clary & Mingo, Charlotte
  • Stewart Poisson, Poisson Poisson Bower PLLC, Wilmington
  • Dawn Baxton, Public Defenders Office, Durham
10:30 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Women on the Bench
  • Hon. Alyssa Levine, North Carolina 26th Judicial District, Charlotte
  • Hon. Gale Adams, North Carolina Judicial District 12B, Fayetteville
  • Hon. Kristin Kelly Broyles, North Carolina Judicial District 21, Winston-Salem
11:45 a.m. Women in the Legislature
  • Sen. Lisa Grafstein, NC State Senate, District 13, Raleigh
  • Sen. Rachel Hunt, NC State Senate, District 42, Raleigh
  • Sen. Sydney Batch, NC State Senate, District 17, Raleigh
12:45 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Slaying Our Own Dragons: How to Overcome the Doubts and Insecurities Keeping You From Your Best at Trial
  • Natalie Woodward, Warshauer Woodward Atkins, Atlanta
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Getting Lost In Our Own Lives
  • Carena Lemons, NCLAP
3:30 p.m. Stories of Renewal
  • Stacey Phipps, NCLAP
  • Kimberly Grande, NCLAP
4:30 p.m. Wine Tasting Social
5:30 p.m. Adjourn