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MCB Young Lawyers Division 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.

 

Recipients have shown outstanding contributions to (1) the Bar, (2) the practice of law, (3) the community, (4) the recipient's clients, and/or (5) the recipient's firm or organization. A special emphasis is placed on professional contributions that further the purposes and objectives of the MCB and the YLD.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

The Award will be awarded based on outstanding general overall contribution to the Bar, the practice of law, the community, a client or the recipient's firm or organization, with an emphasis on professional contributions that further the purposes and objectives of the Mecklenburg County Bar and the Young Lawyers Division. To be eligible, the nominee must practice law in Mecklenburg County, meet the definition of a "Young Lawyer" as defined by the MCB YLD, and be a member of the MCB YLD.

 

NOMINATE A YOUNG LAWYER

Nominations must be submitted to Ruth Tankersley (rtankersley@meckbar.org; fax: 704/333-6209) by 5 p.m. on Fri., May 23, 2014. For more information, call Ruth Tankersley at 704/375-8624.  Download the Nomination Form.

 

 

 

MCB YLD Young Lawyers of Year

 

Christopher Lam 2004-05

W.C. Turner Herbert 2005-06

Noelle Valentine 2006-07

E. Kenneth Coble 2007-08

Clark C. Walton 2008-09

Erika A. Olson 2009-10

Jennifer C. Hutchens 2010-11

Heidi E. Royal 2011-12

Daniel A. Merlin 2012-13

 

 


 

 

 
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