Thurs., Jan. 22 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Bar & Foundation Center - Event Hall
Lunch will be provided to all registered attendees

Presented by the MCB's Professionalism, Lawyer Life & Culture Committee

Please join us for a roundtable discussion on Women in the Legal Field. The discussion will focus on the history of women practicing law in Mecklenburg County and will conclude with a look at current state of affairs for women in the legal field.


Joining us for this discussion will be Catherine Barnes of James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A ;  Lauren Lewis of Essex Richards, P.A.Mekka Jeffers-Nelson of The Law Offices of Mekka Jeffers-Nelsonand Heath Gilbert of Baucom, Claytor, Benton, Morgan and Woods, P.A. We encourage you to come rap with us and share your stories or learn from those who are making history.


Questions?  Contact MCB Program Assistant Ruth Tankersley at at 704/375-8624 ext.129. 

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(Registration Deadline:  Mon., Jan. 19)



Wednesday January 28, 2015

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Upcoming MCB Events

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.

2-5-15 Lawyers' Luncheon Series - Getting Lost in Our Own Lives: A Presentation by the North Carolina Lawyers Assistance Program
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and hear a high-impact presentation from NCLAP, including a oppotunity for one hour CLE credit. 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. at the Bar & Foundation Center.

2-7-15 Increasing Diversity in the Legal Profession Conference
This annual one-day conference engages minority students in a discussion about the legal profession and law-related careers. Featuring Joe Pierce, Charlotte Hornets General Counsel.


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