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Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Ms. Miller's life. Courtroom 6370, Mecklenburg County Courthouse


8-14-12 Future Bar & Foundation Center Committeee Meeting
All members are invited to attend this meeting at 5 p.m. at the Bar Center to ask questions and provide input on the prospective site.


9-20-12 Memorial Service for Mr. Robert W. Bradshaw Jr.
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Bradshaw's life. Courtroom 6370, Mecklenburg County Courthouse.

9-27-12 Swearing-In Ceremony & NAPP
Important instructions, FAQs and Registration information for the 2012 Fall Swearing-In & New Admittee Professionalism Program. Deadline to register is Thurs., Sep. 20.

Featuring Army Brigadier General Mark Martins, Chief Prosecutor of Military Commissions on Legitimacy and the Legal Profession in Reformed Military Commissions. Introduction by New York Times best-selling Author Paula Broadwell.


Advertise in the MCB Pictorial Directory
More than 5,000 MCB Directories are distributed annually. Each Bar member receives a Directory as part of their dues, and it is a year-round resource for attorneys, judges, paralegals, legal secretaries and office staff. Deadline: 9/28/12


Mecklenburg County Courts Operational Schedule During DNC
The Mecklenburg County Courthouse will be open to the public during the week of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), with the exception of Monday, September 3, 2012, which is a State holiday. While the Clerk of Superior Court's Office and Trial Court Administrators' Offices will be open for business as normal during the week of the DNC, courts will operate on a limited basis.


Memorial Resolutions

The MCB Memorials Committee coordinates memorial services in open court for deceased members of the MCB. During each service, a memorial resolution is read by a family member, friend or colleague. Access those resolutions.


Volunteer Opportunities

Get Involved with Your Bar - COMMITTEES

One way you can get involved with your Bar, develop relationships with your colleagues and advance into a leadership position is to join MCB committees.  Each June, the new Bar president appoints a new class of members to each committee - most for a three-year term.  


Lunch with a Lawyer Mentors Needed 

Are you interested in making a difference in a child's life? Then volunteer to serve as a mentor in the Lunch with a Lawyer (LwL) mentoring program! 

Mecklenburg Bar Foundation
Support Your BFF


A Big BFF Thank You to Rogers Townsend & Thomas!  


The Mecklenburg Bar Foundation would like to thank the attorneys at Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC for stepping up in a big way to support the 2012 Bar Foundation Fund. For the second week in a row, we are happy to report another firm joining the BFF Honor Roll with 100% participation in the 2012 campaign with the addition of Rogers Townsend & Thomas. We hope to see YOUR firm listed next week!


Don't miss your chance to become a part of one of the most ambitious Bar Foundation Fund campaigns ever! We've already raised over $202,000 on our way to our $300,000 goal! We're getting closer each day, but we still have a long way to go and we need your help!


For more information about our grant recipients in 2011 and 2012, visit and check back soon for upcoming announcements about our latest grant award. Don't miss your chance to join your colleagues in helping us help others - Be A Foundation Friend! Support Your BFF! 

For more information or to make other donation arrangements, contact Leah Reed Campbell, Director of Foundation Development at or 704/375-8624.  

For Sale

Annual MCB Membership Directory -- Pictorial Directory

Additional copies can still be purchased. 


An Independent Profession: A Centennial History of the Mecklenburg County Bar 

All active MCB members received a book titled "An Independent Profession: A Centennial History of the Mecklenburg County Bar." Additional copies available for purchase.

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