Young Lawyers Division
Young Lawyer of the Year


 

The MCB YLD Young Lawyer of the Year recognizes the outstanding contributions young lawyers are making to the practice of law and the Mecklenburg County community as a whole.

 

Recipients have shown outstanding contributions to (1) the Bar, (2) the practice of law, (3) the community, (4) the recipient's clients, and/or (5) the recipient's firm or organization. A special emphasis is placed on professional contributions that further the purposes and objectives of the MCB and the YLD.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

The Award recipient will be selected based on outstanding general overall contribution to the MCB, the practice of law, the community, a client or the recipient's firm or organization, with an emphasis on professional contributions that further the purposes and objectives of the MCB and the YLD. To be eligible, the nominee must practice law in Mecklenburg County, meet the definition of a "Young Lawyer" as defined by the MCB YLD, and be a member of the MCB YLD.

 

NOMINATE A YOUNG LAWYER

Nominations must be submitted to YLDAward@meckbar.org or by 5 p.m. on Monday, April 20, 2020. For more information, call Chastity Gamble-Julg at 704/375-8624 ext.124.  Download the Nomination Form. 

 

MCB YLD Young Lawyers of Year

 Christopher Lam 2004-05
W.C. Turner Herbert 2005-06
Noelle Valentine 2006-07
E. Kenneth Coble 2007-08
Clark C. Walton 2008-09

Erika A. Olson 2009-10
Jennifer C. Hutchens 2010-11
Heidi E. Royal 2011-12
Daniel A. Merlin 2012-13

Sarah F. Hutchins 2013-14
Lauren V. Lewis 2014-15

Dara Duncan Larson 2015-16
Courtney L. Ballard 2016-17
Rachel C. Matesic 2017-18
Kyle W. LeBlanc 2018-19

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