Robert E. Harrington - 2015 Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion
The Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award, which honors an individual who embodies high ethical standards, unquestioned integrity, consistent competence and who champions diversity in the legal profession, was presented to Robert E Harrington at the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation’s Hon. James B. McMillan Fellowship Dinner. Robert E. Harrington is a partner with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. practicing commercial litigation. Read more.


5-29-15 YLD Spring Social
Join the MCB YLD for drinks and networking at Sugar Creek Brewing Company.

6-4-15 Swearing-In Ceremony
All MCB members are invited to attend the Ceremony, RSVP required.

6-5-15 YLD Working Mothers Luncheon
Informal networking luncheon for working attorney mothers to discuss relevant topics in an unstructured atmosphere.

6-11-15 Memorial Service for Neil C. Cooksey
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Cooksey's life.

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Attention Current Courthouse Access Card Holders - Renew Early!
If you currently have a Courthouse Access Card, you may avoid the rush and renew it beginning May 21, 2015. Please log-in to your member account pay your $20.00 renewal fee.

Public Defender Appointed
The Mecklenburg County Bar, as per the statutory scheme, solicited and advertised for candidates to be considered for the position of Public Defender.

The Relatives - Volunteer Service Project
The MCB's Community Services Committee is working with The Relatives, a local nonprofit, to offer a volunteer service project with a legal nexus for MCB members.

Now Accepting Interest Forms for Committees (2015-16)
One way you can get involved with your Bar, develop relationships with your colleagues and advance into a leadership position is to join MCB committees. Each June, the new Bar president appoints a new class of members to each committee - most for a three-year term.

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Out of the Weeds and in to the Future
By Nancy M. Roberson, Executive Director

Over the last few years, the Mecklenburg County Bar’s (MCB) Future Bar & Foundation Center Committee (FBFC) and several other MCB and Mecklenburg Bar Foundation (MBF) leaders and staff have focused a tremendous amount of time on the multitude of details necessary to help make our new permanent location at 2850 Zebulon Avenue in the Greenway Business Center a reality.  My sincerest thanks to so many who helped get us this far. We have been at our new site since November 2014 and still have much work ahead of us, but  I want to take this opportunity to get out of the weeds long enough to thank the many MCB members who have contributed so much, and also to communicate next steps. Read More



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