Wednesday, June 16 and Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day
Via Zoom Webinar - Zoom link and connection instructions are sent with registration confirmation email
12 Total Credit Hours (10 ethics, 1 technology and 1 mental health/substance abuse)
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Schedule:
9:00 – 10:00: Work Life Balance and a Healthy Approach to the Practice of Law
Kati Buckner, The Anderson Law Firm
10:00 – 10:15: Resources for Lawyers
Candace Hoffman, NCLAP Field Coordinator
10:15 – 11:15: Law Practice Management
Michael L. Littlejohn Jr., Managing Attorney, Littlejohn Law, PLLC
11:15 – 12:15: Trust Accounting Rules
(February 2021 presentation)
Leanor Hodge, North Carolina State Bar
12:15 – 12:30: Mid-Day Break
12:30 – 1:30: Law Office Technology and Remote Practice Issues
Robert Ingalls, LawPods
1:30 – 3:30: Attorney-Client Relationship
Kathryn C. DeAngelo, Esq.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 Schedule:
9:00 – 10:00: Attorney Professionalism
Rhonda L. Patterson, Offit Kurman
10:00 – 11:00: Financial Planning – Managing Undergrad and Law School Debt While Starting the Practice of Law
Michael R. Acosta, CFP Consolidated Planning, Inc.
11:00 – 12:00: Overview of the North Carolina State Bar
Nancy Norelli, Norelli Law
12:00 – 12:15: Mid-Day Break
12:15 – 1:15: Judges’ Panel/View from the Bench
Albert Diaz, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals and Aretha Blake, District Court Judges Office
1:15 – 2:15: Professional and Pro Bono Opportunities with MCB
Volunteering and Leadership Paths
Pro Bono, Diversity. Professionalism Lawyer Life & Culture, Linking Lawyers and Mentoring
Practice Area Professional Development and Sections
2:15 – 3:15: Young Lawyers Division Panel
Melissa Malone, Austin Backus and Kevin Sweat
The views and opinions of MCB CLE programs are not necessarily those of the 26th Judicial District Bar
Cosmetic Changes Approved by Executive Committee April 23, 2015
Approved by Board of Directors January 24, 2013
Registration refunds are 1) 100% refundable for requests made 8 or more days before the event; 2) 75% refundable for requests made 7 to 4 days before the event (a 25% processing fee will be incurred); and 3) non-refundable for requests made 3 days or less before the event. Registrants requesting refunds 3 days or less before the event may be offered the option to transfer the registration to a substitute attendee. Payment is due in full if no cancellation is received or if cancellation is received 3 days or less in advance of event.
Reservations are not guaranteed if received less than 24 hours prior to the event. Registrations at the event door will be accepted on a space available basis--additional charges may apply. For some events, food or beverage is not guaranteed for last-minute registrants.
A sponsorship and/or advertisement refund will only be granted in the case that the Mecklenburg County Bar (MCB) does not fulfill the commitment(s) stated in the signed "Sponsorship/Advertisement Agreement".
Refunds on any fees paid to the MCB Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) are subject to the specifications of the MCB LRS Guidelines.
Exceptions or requests for refunds not covered by the above registration refund policy may be considered for approval by the MCB Executive Director or his or her designee.