MCB Announcements

MCB Board of Directors Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2019-20 MCB Board of Directors. Please click here for the nomination process information.

Notice of Procedural Change to Fee Dispute Resolution Program in the 26th Judicial District

The MCB Fee Dispute Resolution Committee requests all active members of the 26th Judicial District Bar take notice of the following:

The North Carolina State Bar is now processing all petitions for the resolution of disputed fees involving members of the 26th Judicial District Bar.  If your engagement letters, disengagement letters, collection letters, fee dispute notices, or other correspondence reference the MCB Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, please revise such correspondence to reference the North Carolina State Bar’s Fee Dispute Resolution Program (919-828-4620 /

If you have questions or concerns regarding your compliance with Rule 1.5(f) of the North Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct, please contact

If you have questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact MCB Director of Compliance, Ethics & HR Shannon Reid at or 704/375-8624 x126. 

Notice of Bar Election District Court Judgeship - 26th Judicial District

Judge Louis A. Trosch, Jr. was appointed to serve in Superior Court, and so has vacated his District Court seat set to expire on December 31, 2020. In the election notice, all persons interested in the position were asked to submit their names for consideration. Although only one candidate, Donald Cureton, Jr., submitted a certification of eligibility to appear on the ballot, the 26th Judicial District Bar is required to conduct this election pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes Section 7A-142. Note: Pursuant to North Carolina Session Law 2018-14, the Judge Trosch vacancy is not a 26H seat in this election and remains a 26th Judicial District seat. The 26H seat in District Court does not go into effect until January 1, 2021.

Voting began on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 12 a.m. and ends on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5 p.m. On the first day of the election period, an online voting system vendor, Simply Voting, sent all active MCB members a link and voting credentials (a unique username and password) to access an electronic ballot.  This information was sent to the e-mail address you have on file with the MCB. Please add to your safe senders list.

To read the full notice, including voting instructions, please click here.