Continuing Legal Education

2013 Annual Review (02/08/13 & 02/08/13)

2013 Annual Review


Friday, February 8, 2012 and Saturday, February 9, 2013


Crowne Plaza Hotel


CLE Credit:

12.0 Total Hours (9.0 General + 2.0 Ethics + 1.0 Mental Health/Substance Abuse)



$575 Attorney Rate

$275 Paralegal Rate

$75 Hourly Rate


(Fees include materials, breakfast, lunch, NC CLE State Bar fees and onsite parking)



Crowne Plaza Hotel

201 S. McDowell Street

Charlotte, NC 28204


Special Info:

Friday 2/8/2013

8:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. CLE Training


Saturday 2/9/2013

7:45 a.m. Registration

8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. CLE Training


Program Planner:

Kristin Ogburn, Horack Talley



FRIDAY 2/8/2013 (8.0 Total CLE Hours)

 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Estate Planning Section

Modifications to North Carolina's General Statutes Governing Administration of Decedents - Tanya Oesterreich, Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP


10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Civil Litigation Section


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Juvenile Law Section

Juvenile Law Update - Matt McKay, GAL Program


12:00 - 12:30 p.m. LUNCH ONSITE


12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Solo & Small Firm Section Employment Law Update

Renee Hughes, Gardner & Hughes, PLLC


1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Business Law Section


2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Real Property Section

Mechanics Lien Changes in NC - Nancy Short Ferguson, Chicago Title Greensboro, NC


3:30 - 3:45 p.m. BREAK


3:45 - 5:45 p.m. Aviation Law Overview

General Aviation Practitioner's Primer - Chris Hudson, Law Offices of Christopher A. Hudson

Airport Law 101 - Leila Lahbabi, City of Charlotte


SATURDAY 2/9/2013 (4.0 Total CLE Hours)

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Criminal & Immigration Law

Peter Thompson, Charlotte School of Law and Sunny Panyanouvong, Mecklenburg Co. Public Defender's Office


9:00 - 10:00 a.m. NC LAP Mental Health/Substance Abuse Overview

Robynn Moraites, Director, NC LAP (video format)


10:00 - 11:00 a.m. The Ethics of Social Media

Kate Crowley, Charlotte School of Law


11:00 - 11:15 a.m. BREAK


11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Dealing with the Difficult Lawyer

Ray Owens, K&L Gates, LLP  (video format)



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 438 Queens Road Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: 704/375-8624



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Upcoming MCB Events

4-17-14 Memorial Service for Robert F. Rush
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Rush's life.

5-2-14 Come Rap With Us -Alternative Options for Legal Practice
Free networking event and lunch to connect informally with peers and discuss the steps and things to consider when making a big career change. Register by 4/28/14.

5-8-14 Law Day Luncheon
Mary C. Curtis, award-winning multimedia journalist, will provide the keynote address. The MCB will present the Liberty Bell Award and winner of the Charlotte Observer's Law Day essay contest.


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