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.  



2019-20 Goals

  1. Hire and successfully on-board permanent Executive Director of the MCB/MBF.
  2. Implement as appropriate the recommendations of the Membership Value, LRS Audit, and CLE Audit Taskforces.
  3. Oversee year three of the three-year strategic plan and begin planning process for next strategic plan.
    1. Staff to regularly update progress during the year and report to MCB Board.
  4. Continue to focus on diversity (in its broadest sense) and inclusion throughout the MCB.
  5. Monitor and plan for future trends within bar associations.