The Ohio Women's Bar Association and Ohio Women's Bar Foundation's purpose is to promote the leadership, advancement and interests of women attorneys through professional education, networking and the exchange of ideas between our members, local bar associations, business and the community.


Deadline to submit nominations is Thursday, November 30, 2023.

  • The Leading the Way Award: The Ohio Women’s Bar Association’s Leading the Way Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in the legal profession and their communities, has rendered services to improve the administration of justice, and has helped pave the way for women in the legal profession by inspiring and mentoring other women to raise their performance to the same high standard.
  • Up and Coming Lawyer Award: This award recognizes an individual who has exhibited strong leadership, vision, innovation, and superior substantive legal work. These lawyers have been making a name for themselves and standing out in their communities as future leaders. Recipient should be 5 years or less experience.
  • Community & Public Servant Award: This award recognizes an individual who has used her legal skills and/or position to provide substantial and impactful service in the individual’s community. This individual has demonstrated outstanding commitment to volunteer legal services for the poor and disadvantaged.


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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. 

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