Katherine "Kitty" Ivan

WLFC President, 2018-19

Katherine “Kitty” Ivan joined WLFC as a member in 2011. In 2013, Kitty joined the board as the Legislative Action Chair. In 2014, Kitty was nominated as Treasurer and currently serves as WLFC President.

Kitty is the founding partner of The Ivan Law Firm, specializing in workers’ compensation for injured workers. A native of Troy, Ohio, USA, she graduated from the University of Cincinnati with an International Affairs B.A. After becoming injured on the job while bartending in 2007, Kitty moved to Columbus and acquired her J.D. from Capital University Law School concentrating in Labor & Employment Law.

Kitty is also an active leader in statewide women’s bar association as Treasurer for the Ohio State Bar Association’s Women in Profession Section and as an Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation Leadership Institute 2017 Graduate.

2018-19 Board of Trustees

President: Katherine "Kitty" Ivan
President-Elect: Rachel Sabo
Secretary: Gina Piacentino
Treasurer: Lisa Messner
Trustee at Large: Ashley Oliker
Trustee at Large: Katrina Thompson

Committee Chairs

Code of Regulations: Michalea Delaveris
Community Service: Jolene Griffith
Data & Information Historian: Ashley B. Watson
Dining Circle: Lia Meehan
Diversity: Hannah Botkin-Doty
Events: Zebonéy Barrañada & Alexis Preskar
Judicial Campaign: Anna Sanyal
Law School Chair: Bridjette Brown
Law School Rep, Capital: Sara Valentine
Law School Rep, OSU: Kimberly Despas
Membership: Meghna Rao
Public Relations: Ann Hancock Gradisek
Scholarship: Megan Gonzalez
Social Media: Kailee Goold
Women in the Profession: Celia Kilgard-Schnupp
Website: Lina Abbaoui

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