Mecklenburg County Bar News and Annoucements

Clerk of Court Candidates - November 2014 Election
The MCB invited all Clerk of Superior Court candidates who will appear on the November ballot in Mecklenburg County to submit biographical information, a candidate statement and photo to be posted.

Dexter G. Benoit Named MCB Lawyer Referral Service Panel Member of the Year
The Mecklenburg County Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service hosted its annual reception on June 12, 2014 at the Bar & Foundation Center in honor of the support and dedication of the LRS attorney panel members.

Judicial Candidates - November 2014 Election
The MCB invited all Superior and District Court judicial candidates who will appear on the November ballot in Mecklenburg County to submit biographical information, a candidate statement and photo to be posted.

Order Your 2014-15 Blue Pages Listings
The blue pages or "areas of concentration" are an invaluable listing of attorneys, indexed by specific areas of practice. Attorneys listed in the blue pages under their areas of practice are at the fingertips of anyone needing to make a referral. Order by Sep. 19.

MCB is Hiring
The MCB is hiring a CLE Coordinator

Nominations Sought for Ayscue Professionalism Award
The MBF is accepting nominations for the Ayscue Professionalism Award. Entries should include a letter of nomination as well as the nominee’s bio and/or resume. Nominations are due on or before Fri., Oct. 17, 2014.

Now Recruiting Lunch with a Lawyer Mentors
Volunteer to serve as a mentor to an 8th-grader in the Lunch with a Lawyer mentoring program! Kickoff Luncheon on Wed., Oct. 1.

Progress on the Bar & Foundation Center
View progress on the building of the Bar & Foundation Center. Photos updated on Sept. 3, 2014

Seeking Linking Lawyers Mentors and Mentees for 2014-15
The MCB mentoring program Linking Lawyers is seeking volunteer mentors and mentees to participate in its 2014-15 class. Linking Lawyers is designed to be a resource for networking and guidance on issues of professional conduct and career perspective, as well as to provide an introduction into diverse areas of the law.

Nominations Sought for Diversity Champion Award
Nominations are being sought for the MCB Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award to recognize an individual who embodies high ethical standards, unquestioned integrity, consistent competence, and who champions diversity in the legal profession. Nomination deadline: Oct. 31, 2014

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.



Thursday September 18, 2014

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Upcoming MCB Events

10-2-14 Lawyers' Luncheon Series - Clerk of Court Candidates Forum
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and hear remarks from candidates vying for the Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court position.

10-9-14 MCB YLD Fall Social
Join MCB YLD members for drinks and appetizers following the YLD sponsored Brewery Law Update CLE at Draught. Free for MCB YLD members; $10 for Non-Members

10-18-14 Ask a Lawyer Volunteer Opportunity
The YLD is recruiting volunteers for their annual Ask-A-Lawyer event. Volunteer attorneys will provide free legal advice to the public at the Main Public Library. Training materials provided.


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