2015 Extraordinary Pro Bono Service Award Winners

3-19-15 Memorial Service for Thomas D. Windsor
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Windsor’s life.

3-29-15 MCB YLD Social
Join MCB YLD members for Charlotte hockey - Charlotte Checkers vs. Lake Erie Monsters. MCB YLD tickets available for $15

4-2-15 Lawyers' Luncheon Series
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and hear remarks from a speaker. 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. at the Bar & Foundation Center.

5-7-15 Law Day Luncheon
The 2015 Law Day Luncheon featuring Keynote Speaker Harvard Law Professor Charles J. Ogletree and the presentation of the Liberty Bell Award.

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2015-16 MCB Board of Directors Nominations
Interested members of the MCB are encouraged to submit their names or the names of other active members for consideration as nominees for various offices and board of directors’ seats. Nominations due by noon on March 9.

Firm & Attorney Announcements - NOW FREE!
MCB members and their firms/companies may now share promotions, accomplishments, updates and other important news with their peers and fellow Bar members for no charge.

2015 Justice for All Luncheon
Featuring Hon. Mark Martin, Chief Justice of the N.C. Supreme Court and Chair of the N.C. Equal Access to Justice Commission. Thurs., Mar. 12 and 12 p.m. The Westin Hotel

Nominate an MCB YLD Young Lawyer of the Year
The MCB YLD Young Lawyer of the Year recognizes the outstanding contributions young lawyers are making to the practice of law and the Mecklenburg County community as a whole. Nomination deadline: 4/30/15

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Fervent Charity
By Hon. Carla N. Archie

I recently subscribed to an online reading plan to enhance my morning meditation routine.  After browsing several options, I chose a plan based on the 5 Love Languages written by Dr. Gary Chapman.  Day One of the plan led me to a Biblical scripture about fervent charity: “Above all things, have fervent charity among yourselves.”

When I was a child, I went through an inquisitive phase; and like most children, I turned first to my parents for answers.  Both of my parents were educators - classroom teachers early in their careers, before later moving into administration.  Instead of answering my questions, my parents frequently directed me to “look it up.”  These days, there are no hard-bound volumes of Encyclopedia Brittanica anymore.  First published in the late 1700s, the company printed its final edition in 2010.  Now, there is only an online version of the encyclopedia, alongside search engines like Google and Wikipedia.  But I digress… Read More

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