Mission & Goals


Mission Statement

The mission of the Mecklenburg County Bar is to serve the public and the Bar members in improving and preserving the administration of justice, and to assist the North Carolina State Bar as described by statutory requirements.



Overall Goals

To promote the highest standards of professionalism, competence, and ethical behavior among its members.

To promote the administration of justice. 

To assure access to legal services consistent with ethical consideration to all regardless of social, ethnic or economic status.

To promote public education in the community on legal issues, the Bar and the legal system.

To provide its members educational and support services to promote the delivery of competent ethical legal services. 

To increase involvement of all sectors of the legal profession in the Mecklenburg County Bar.

These goals are carried out by the work of the established committees and sections.  



2020-21 Goals

  1. Convene the Justice Access Initiative to make recommendations on how to move the legal profession forward in a post-pandemic world.
  2. Determine how best to provide member value and be responsive to the needs of members both during the pandemic and after.
  3. Put on an Implicit Bias CLE for MCB members (included as part of the membership dues).
  4. Explore expanding affiliate membership to paralegals and legal assistants.
  5. Create & implement a strategic focus for the MCB.