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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.


10-2-12 Affinity Bar Cookout 

Please join the Leary Bar, Asian-Pacific Bar, Charlotte Women's Bar, Hispanic-Latino Bar, and Mecklenburg County Bar on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at Latta Park in Dilworth (601 E. Park Avenue) for food, fellowship and fun.


10-4-12 - 26th Judicial District Court Candidates Forum
Lawyers Luncheon Series featuring a 26th Judicial District Court Candidates Forum presented by the MCB and Justice Initiatives. First Presbyterian Church, 12 p.m., $10. Register by 9/28/12.


10-10-12 Centennial History Event at Park Road Books
Join the authors and editor of "An Independent Profession: A Centennial History of the Mecklenburg County Bar" at Park Road Books to ask questions and hear about the history of the Bar and Mecklenburg County legal profession.


10-10-12 Judicial Candidates' Forum
Justice Initiatives, Inc. and the MCB present a judicial candidates' forum for the individuals vying for a seat on the District Court Bench in Mecklenburg County. Charlotte School of Law, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


10-11-12 MCB 2012 YLD Fall Social
Please join the MCB's YLD, your fellow young lawyers, for drinks and appetizers at Basil Restaurant, 6 p.m.


10-19-12 Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament
The MCB is excited to announce the Second Annual Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament, at Verdict Ridge Golf & Country Club. Register by 10/15/12.


10-27-12 BLI Chili Cook-Off
Join the 2012 BLI Class at the Chili Cook-Off at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery in support of the MBF and Legal Aid of North Carolina; Legal Services of Southern Piedmont; United Family Services; and the Council for Children's Rights.


10-30-12 Law & Society Luncheon
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.


State Bar Councilor Nominations 

Any member wishing to nominate a candidate for councilor must submit that nomination in writing to the President of the 26th Judicial District/Mecklenburg County Bar, Robert E. Harrington, at 438 Queens Road, Charlotte, NC 28207 on or before September 28, 2012.


Nominations Sought for Ayscue Professionalism Award
The MBF is accepting nominations for the 2012-13 Ayscue Professionalism Award. Entries should include a letter of nomination as well as the nominee's bio and/or CV. NOMINATION DEADLINE: MON., SEPT. 24, 2012. 

Volunteer Opportunities 


Swearing-In Volunteer Attorney Sponsors Needed

Volunteer sponsors are needed to present new attorneys for Bar admission at the MCB Fall Swearing-In Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Hilton Charlotte Center City beginning at 4 p.m. To volunteer, contact Chris Hood at or 704/377-2500.


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.  


Seeking Linking Lawyers Mentors and Mentees!
Linking Lawyers is designed to be a resource for networking and guidance on issues of professional conduct and career perspective, as well as to provide an introduction into diverse areas of the law. 


Saturday, October 27

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

(215 Southside Dr., Charlotte, NC  28217)



 Register to attend here




Proceeds Benefit Charlotte Area Legal Services Organizations

 Net proceeds benefit the Mecklenburg County Bar Foundation's support of Legal Aid of North Carolina; Legal Services of Southern Piedmont; United Family Services; and the Council for Children's Rights



Click here more information on how you can participate in this exciting event!


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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