Continuing Legal Education

2014 Annual Review (02/07/14 & 02/08/14)

2014 Annual Review


Friday, February 7, 2014 and Saturday, February 8, 2014


Charlotte Plaza Uptown Hotel


CLE Credit:

12.0 Total Hours (9.0 General +  2.0 Ethics + 1.0 MH/SA)



$575 Attorney Rate

$275 Paralegal Rate

$75   Hourly Rate



Charlotte Plaza Uptown Hotel

201 South McDowell Street

Charlotte, NC 28204


Special Info:


8:30 am: Registration

9:00 am - 5:30 pm: CLE Training



7:30 am: Registration

8:00 am - 12:00 pm: CLE Training


Program Planner:

Kristin Ogburn, Horack Talley PA 



Friday 02/07/14 (8.0 CLE Hours)


9:00 am - 10:00 am: Mediation Skills & Strategies

Erik Rosenwood, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC and Jason James, Poyner Spruill LLP


10:00 am - 11:00 am: Landlord-Tenant Law

Henry Pharr, III, Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P. A.


11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Family Law Update

J. Huntington Wofford, Dozier, Miller Pollard & Murphy


12:00 pm - 12:30 pm: Lunch Onsite


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Entrapment & Inventory Searches

Sophorn Avitan, Mecklenburg County Public Defender's Office


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Bankruptcy for the Non-Bankruptcy Attorney

Terry M. Duncan, Duncan Law, PLLC


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm: Estate Planning Update

Christian Perrin, Hickmon & Perrin, PC and Diane Burks, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Immigration Law Update

Janeen Hicks Pierre, Rawls, Scheer, Foster, Mingo & Culp PLLC and Tanya Powers, Law Office of Tanya M. Powers, PLLC


4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: Criminal Law Update

Mindy Sanchez, Charlotte School of Law



Saturday 02/08/14 (4.0 CLE Hours)


8:00 am - 9:00 am: Balancing Act - The Regulation of Expression by Cities in the 21st Century

Daniel Peterson, City Attorney's Office


9:00 am - 10:00 am: The Ethics of Social Media

Kate Crowley, Charlotte School of Law


10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Ethics and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Video Replays (60 minutes each)




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



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Thursday April 24, 2014

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Upcoming MCB Events

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.

5-8-14 MCB YLD Spring Social
Join MCB YLD members for drinks and appetizers at the NoDa Brewery Crawl. Free for MCB YLD members; $10 for Non-Members


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