Alexis Kent


Alexis Kent has served on the Board of SCWiL since 2017 and is an attorney with Beyers Costin Simon. Alexis also serves on the Sonoma County Bar Association Board of Directors. Her practice is mainly transactional and focuses on real estate and business matters, and she also handles insurance coverage matters.
Alexis is an alumna of the University of San Francisco School of Law, magna cum laude, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice, in Manhattan, summa cum laude. Alexis remains involved with USF as an alumna, primarily through her involvement with the USF Women Lawyers Committee as the Scholarship Chair.
Phone: 707-547-2000

Carla Hernandez Castillo

Vice President

Carla Hernandez Castillo has served on the board of SCWIL since 2015 and is a senior associate with Terre Family Law. Mrs. Hernandez Castillo practices family law.
Mrs. Hernandez Castillo is an Alumna of UC Davis and obtained her Juris Doctorate from Empire College School of Law.
Phone: 707-575-7765

Deirdre Kingsbury


Amy Winters


Amy Winters has served on the board of SCWIL since January of 2016 and is an Attorney with Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation.
Ms. Winters is an Alumna of Wagner College in New York and Univ. of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California.
Phone: 707-525-8800

Carla Rodriguez

Senior Historian and Events Co-Chair

Carla Rodriguez has served on the board of SCWIL since 2017 and has been a Criminal Prosecutor in Sonoma County for over 20 years, handling a wide variety of cases.
Mrs. Rodriguez is currently assigned to the Elder Protection Unit.
Phone: 707-5652311-2000

Lynne Stark-Slater

Events Co-Chair

Lynne Stark-Slater is a Chief Deputy with the Sonoma County Public Defender's Office where she supervises the felony trial unit and represents clients on the mental health caseload.
She is a proud Santa Rosa native and graduate of the Univ. of the Pacific and Empire Law, where she now teaches Criminal Procedure.

Monica Lehre

Scholarship Chair

Monica Lehre is a Real Estate Property Paralegal with deep roots in Sonoma County. She received her A.A. from S.R.J.C., her B.A. in History from SSU, and her M.L.S. and JD from Empire Law School. For twelve years, Ms. Lehre was the head of the legal department at Empire Business College, she currently works at Zimmerman Pavone, LLP, and is an adjunct Professor at Empire Law School.

Angela Emerick

Membership Chair

Angela Emerick joined the SCWIL board in 2018 and is an Attorney at Emerick Law Offices. Mrs. Emerick focuses on Immigration Law and Criminal Defense.
Mrs. Emerick is passionate about immigration since she was born in Australia and has gone through the immigration process herself.
Phone: 707-596-8529

Nancy Case Shaffer

Judicial Liaison Sonoma County Superior Court

Nancy Case Shaffer is a Judge of the California Superior Court for the County of Sonoma. She is a past board member of Women in Law and has previously served as the Judicial Liaison to the Board.