AWARDS COMMITTEE: Prepare applications for awards and grants for HAWL and its members.
BYLAWS COMMITTEE: Review the bylaws and propose changes as appropriate.
Co-Chairs: Judge Samantha Ward
COMMUNITY OUTREACH/PRO BONO COMMITTEE: Organize HAWL’s outreach programs or charitable events.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE: Plan and promote projects related to equality of all types.
FAWL REPRESENTATIVE: Represents HAWL at FAWL functions and provides updates of our chapter activities to the state level.
Chair: Jen Feld
GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS COMMITTEE: Develop networking, professional development, and continuing education events for government attorneys.
JUDICIAL RECEPTION COMMITTEE: Organize the annual judicial reception held in January, along with other opportunities to promote collegial relations with the judiciary.
LEADERSHIP ACADEMY COMMITTEE: Develop HAWL's Leadership Academy, a multi-session professional development program designed for attorneys seeking to advance their self-advocacy skills, leverage their talent in current and future positions, identify leadership strategies and opportunities, create a plan for personal and professional leadership, and network with like-minded leaders.
MEMBERSHIP REFERRAL COMMITTEE: Welcome and recruit new members and assist the Vice President of Membership and Membership Chair as needed.
Chair: Kimberly Lopater
MENTORING COMMITTEE: Mentor students from Stetson University College of Law or WMU Cooley Law School and plan social functions between the mentors and students.
PROGRAMS COMMITTEE: Assist the Vice President of Programs in planning and managing all programs throughout the year, including our monthly membership luncheons.
SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE: Review scholarship applications submitted in the Spring and select student winners to receive HAWL's annual scholarships.
Chair: Judge Virginia Covington
SOCIAL COMMITTEE: Assist the Social Chair in planning and hosting HAWL's periodic social gatherings.
SOLO & SMALL FIRM PRACTICIONERS COMMITTEE: Organize networking, professional development, and continuing education events for solo or small firm practitioners.
Chair: Jen Feld
STRATEGIC PARTNERS COMMITTEE: Recruit and manage strategic partnerships with law firms, businesses and other community partners.
TABLE FOR EIGHT COMMITTEE: Liaison between those who wish to host/co-host a Table for Eight and the promotions team, as well as creating and updating RSVP lists. Tables for Eight are a unique opportunity for a small group of HAWL Members and friends to gather and get to know each other better in a small, intimate session with food.
Co-Chairs: Caroline Spradlin and Judge Helene Daniel
TAKE YOUR CHILD TO WORK DAY COMMITTEE: Coordinate HAWL’s "Take Your Child To Work Day" program that will occur at the Courthouse at the end of April each year.
Co-Chairs: Judge Frances Perrone and Judge Leslie Schultz-Kin
YOUNG LAWYERS DIVISION COMMITTEE : Organize networking, professional development, and continuing education events for HAWL Members 36-years old and under or within the first five years of practice.