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.



Nominations are now open for the 2024 Annual Meeting! Submit nominations by March 15, 2024

Kurt Tunnell DEI Sponsor Award

The Ohio Women’s Bar Association’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee seeks to recognize an individual who has demonstrated an individual commitment to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion within the profession, particularly through support and sponsorship of diverse attorneys. All Nominees must be current members of the OWBA/OWBF.

DEI Champion Award

The Ohio Women’s Bar Association’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee seeks to recognize a law firm, company, or other legal organization that has a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the profession.

Family Friendly Award

The Ohio Women's Bar Association is at the forefront of a profession-wide effort to promote meaningful alternative work arrangements in both private and public practice. Established in 2003, the Family Friendly Award honors those legal employers in Ohio who best exemplify the commitment to work-life balance arrangements and assures that lawyers can take care of their families and still pursue a successful career.

Government in Action Award

This award seeks to promote advancement and leadership opportunities for women working in both government and government related positions. The award honors a woman who has demonstrated strong leadership by promoting opportunities for the advancement of women and who has been influential in the public sector and in the community she serves.




Thank You to our 2023 Annual Conference Sponsors!






The Benefits of Membership

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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