Mecklenburg County Bar News and Annoucements

MCB Softball Leagues: Registration Now Open
The MCB is organizing two softball leagues – the Co-Ed and Lawyers’ Leagues – which play on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights starting the first week of June through late August. Submit your team rosters by 5/15/15.

MBF Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors
Names should be submitted by May 31, 2015.

2015 Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Robert E. Harrington
The 2015 Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award was presented to Robert E. Harrington of Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. at the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation's Hon. James B. McMillan Fellowship Dinner.

MBF Awards More Than $120,000 in Grants in 2015
The MBF recieved the second-highest number of grant requests in history in 2014. With your support of the Lawyers' Impact Fund, the Foundation Awarded 11 grants totalling $124,062 in the first quarter of 2015.

Nominate an MCB YLD 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. Nomination deadline: 4/30/15

2015-16 MCB Board of Directors Nominations
Review the slate of nominations for the 2015-2016 MCB Board of Directors that will be presented for election at the MCB Annual Meeting on May 21.

MCB Budgeting Process - 2015-16
All MCB members are invited to provide input at a meeting of the Finance Committee on June 17, 2015 at 12 a.m. and/or tender budget suggestions to MCB Treasurer Tracy H. Hewett.

Firm & Attorney Announcements - NOW FREE!
MCB members and their firms/companies may now share promotions, accomplishments, updates and other important news with their peers and fellow Bar members for no charge.

2015 Extraordinary Pro Bono Service Awards
Rebecca K. Lindahl, Sodoma Law and Carol Jones Van Buren were honored with 2015 Extraordinary Pro Bono Service Awards at the Bar Leadership Dinner on January 29.

2015 MCB Membership Directories NOW ARRIVING
All MCB members will receive one copy of the 2015 MCB Membership Directory.

Now Accepting Interest Forms for Committees (2015-16)
One way you can get involved with your Bar, develop relationships with your colleagues and advance into a leadership position is to join MCB committees. Each June, the new Bar president appoints a new class of members to each committee - most for a three-year term.



Saturday April 18, 2015

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Upcoming MCB Events

4-23-15 Memorial Service for C. Sydnor Thompson
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Thompson’s life.

4-30-15 Memorial Service for Christy Eve Reid
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Ms. Reid's life.

5-5-15 Come Rap With Us - The Business of Practicing Law
Free networking event and lunch to connect informally with peers, ask questions and discuss topics related to transitioning from a large firm and starting out on your own.


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