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 5/16/14.

MBF Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors
Names should be submitted by May 31, 2014.

Court Childcare Now Available for Emergency Needs of Attorneys
Larry King’s Clubhouse, the free drop-in childcare facility at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse, now permits attorneys to enroll their children on an emergency basis.

MCB Lawyer Referral Service - 4th Quarter Special
You may join the MCB LRS attorney panel from April - June for a prorated annual membership fee of just $200. The membership fee includes panel membership for the remainder 2013-14 fiscal year and for the entire 2014-15 fiscal year (April 1, 2014 – June 30, 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: 5/23/14

Progress on the Bar & Foundation Center
View progress on the building of the Bar & Foundation Center.

2014-15 MCB Board of Directors Nominations
Review the slate of nominees for MCB officers and board of directors to be voted on during the MCB Annual Meeting on 5/22/14.

Attention Current Courthouse Access Card Holders - Renew Early!
If you currently have a Courthouse Access Card, you may avoid the rush and renew it beginning May 21, 2014. Please log-in to your member account to pay your $20.00 renewal fee.

Professional Headshots Available
RCL Portrait Design, the nation’s leading executive portrait studio, will be here April 28 - May 21 to photograph members of the MCB who desire a professional headshot. Schedule your appointment today.

Now Recruiting 2014-15 Committee Members
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.



Monday April 21, 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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