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Welcome to OFAWL

Okaloosa Florida
Association for Women Lawyers
OFAWL is dedicated to the development of professional relationships
and promoting leadership roles of women lawyers!
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Welcome to OFAWL

Leadership Opportunities
Your future with OFAWL is well within reach!
Become a Board member and experience the impact your voice can truly make in our community!
OFAWL is expanding, and is in search of those members who would like to join our board of Directors!
Megan Blancho
Trisha Graham
Alisha Hurwood
Stephanie Occkunzzi
Athena Riley
Susan Stanford
Mary Grace Gatewood
Athena Riley
Jennifer Gutai Comella
What an exciting time this is!

The time for women lawyers of Okaloosa to stand together as a legal community, in solidarity and support, is now! And there is no better a time to get involved than at the beginning stages of OFAWL’s growth! So join us, and become an integral part of Okaloosa’s movement of women in the legal profession joining forces for the betterment of our community!

The 3 Minute Sign-Up Challenge
It takes only 3 minutes to join (time yourself - we dare you!)
Go to
Click "Join FAWL now!"
on the right.
Enter Email
Follow prompts
Choose "Okaloosa FAWL"!
Membership Benefits
What OFAWL Offers You
Leadership Opportunities and Development for members at the statewide level through FAWL Committees and the Executive Board
Advocacy for members who seek appointment to Bar Committees and Judicial Nominating Commissions (JNC) with the benefit of institutional knowledge on the most effective means of supporting applicants for these statewide positions
Connect with over 3,000 fellow members and develop statewide referral network at FAWL signature events, such as the Annual Meeting, Leadership Retreat, Mid-Year Meeting, and Lobby Days
Access to statewide database of FAWL membership, free on-line continuing legal education library, publications and resources for professional development
Championing non-partisan issues important to women and women lawyers and providing members access to local representatives and bringing the issues to the forefront in Tallahassee
Recognition of member’s professional accomplishments in statewide ENewsletter and through social media, as well as eligibility for prestigious awards

Be it a position of Mentorship, Newsletter Director, any other position you feel would advance OFAWL’s mission, contact us to become an integral part of our team! Your future with OFAWL awaits!

Help support OFAWL


Sponsoring OFAWL is a sponsorship of our community at large

If you are an organization that would like to help support OFAWL,
in its' endeavors you’ve come to the right place!

OFAWL’s members are dedicated to supporting and empowering women in the legal profession to make a positive difference within our community. From hosting charitable events, to bringing in prominent legal speakers, your support will reach more than OFAWL alone – it will speak to the community.

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