Continuing Legal Education

2013 Law & Society Lecture Presents Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative (11/13/13)

2013 Law & Society Lecture Presents

Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative


Wednesday, November 13, 2013


Hilton Charlotte Center City



CLE Credit:

1.0 Ethics Hour



$75 Lunch & CLE Credit

$35 Lunch Only



Hilton Charlotte Center City

222 East 3rd Street

Charlotte, NC 28202


Special Info:

11:30 a.m. Registration

12:00 p.m. Lunch & Ayscue Award

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. CLE


Program Planners:

Bradley R. Kutrow, Alice C. Richey, and the 2013-2014 Law & Society Committee


This CLE lecture will focus on how lawyers and other legal professionals can respond to social and legal injustice, and the commitment of one attorney to ensuring equal justice for all.  Bryan Stevenson is the founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama.  Mr. Stevenson is an acclaimed public interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to representing the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned.  Under his leadership, EJI has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing practices, exonerating innocent death row prisoners, confronting abuse of the incarcerated and the mentally ill and aiding children prosecuted as adults.  Stevenson recently won an historic ruling in Miller v. Alabama where the U.S. Supreme Court held unconstitutional mandatory life-without-parole sentences for children ages 17 or younger.  Mr. Stevenson's work fighting poverty and challenging racial discrimination in the criminal justice system has won him numerous awards including the ABA Wisdom Award for Public Service, the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship Award Prize, the Olaf Palme International Prize, the ACLU National Medal of Liberty, the National Public Interest Lawyer of the Year Award, the NAACP Ming Award for Advocacy, the Gruber Prize for International Justice and the Ford Foundation Visionaries Award.  Mr. Stevenson is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the Harvard School of Government, and has been awarded thirteen honorary doctorate degrees.  He is also a Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law.



Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624



- OR -


Monday December 22, 2014

Quick Links

Donate to Lawyers Impact Fund


Need a lawyer?  Call the Lawyer Referral Service

MCB CLE - Your #1 Source for CLEs in Mecklenburg County 

En Espanol/Spanish

Upcoming MCB Events

1-8-15 Lawyers' Luncheon Series - Cyber Security for Attorneys: Preventing Cyber Theft
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and learn from an FBI representative about ways to protect against cyber theft. NEW LOCATION: Bar & Foundation Center, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

1-22-15 Come Rap With Us - Women in the Legal Field
Free networking event and lunch to connect informally with peers and discuss the history of women practicing law in Mecklenburg County and look at current state of affairs for women in the legal field. Register by 1/19/15.

1-29-15 Bar Leadership Dinner featuring Keynote Speaker Anne M. Tompkins
The Bar Leadership Dinner is a celebration of leadership and service provided by Mecklenburg County Bar members & Mecklenburg Bar Foundation supporters.


Mecklenburg County Bar