Mecklenburg County Bar

     Bar Blast       Apr. 11, 2013

Upcoming Events


4-18-13 Memorial for Allen W. Boyer

Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Boyer's life.


Important instructions, FAQs and Registration information for the 2013 Spring Swearing-In & Professionalism for New Admittees Program. Deadline to register is Thurs., Apr. 18


U.S. Congressman Mel Watt will provide the keynote address, and the MCB will present the Liberty Bell Award and winner of the Charlotte Observer's Law Day essay contest.


A free networking event for you to connect informally with peers, members of the bench and clerks of court while gaining valuable resources that will benefit your practice.



Proposed Amendment of the MCB By-Laws
At the Annual Meeting on May 23, 2013, the membership will vote on the amendment of the MCB By-Laws. The proposed amendment is recommended to the membership by the unanimous vote of the Board of Directors at its February 28, 2013 meeting.

TODAY -- Last Day to Post Firm & Attorney Announcements for FREE!!!
The MCB now offers the opportunity for our members and their firms/companies to share promotions, accomplishments, updates and other important news with their peers and fellow Bar members.


MCB Lawyer Referral Service - Spring Membership Special

Beginning April 1, $200 entitles you to an LRS membership through June 30, 2014!  The MCB Lawyer Referral Service, serving the citizens of the Mecklenburg, matches people who need a lawyer and can afford to pay legal fees with a qualified attorney licensed to practice law in the state of North Carolina.


The Mecklenburg Bar News Online - New & Improved!

The Mecklenburg Bar News has been converted to a more friendly online/mobile/tablet version. 

Review a list of individuals who have been nominated and will be presented for election at the MCB Annual Meeting on Thurs. May 23.


Nominate an MCB YLD 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. Nomination deadline: 5-17-13



4-11-13 Sole Practitioner/Small Firm Section Luncheon - TODAY
12 p.m. "What to Do When A Client Doesn't Pay" - Featuring Fee Dispute Resolution Chair, Richard S. Wright.

4-18-13 Immigration Section Lunch
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lebowski's Grill

4-19-13 Juvenile Law Section Conference
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. "A Mile in My Shoes" Government Center (406 E. 4th St.)

4-22-13 Juvenile Law Section Meeting
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Courthouse, Room 9610


Volunteer Opportunities


4-13-13 Park Clean-up & Legal Clinic

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Tom Hunter Park - The MCB's Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the MCB Young Lawyers Division invite you to participate in a park clean up and legal clinic. 

Courts Corner


Courts' Corner: Hon. Regan A. Miller Appointed as Chief District Court Judge
Hon. Sarah Parker, Chief Justice of the NC Supreme Court, appointed Hon. Regan A. Miller as Chief District Court Judge for Judicial District 26 to succeed Judge Lisa C. Bell, who has been appointed Special Superior Court Judge.


Court Camp Registration Deadline 4-30-13

The April 30th deadline to register your child for Court Camp is quickly approaching! Session I is full, but spaces are still available in Session II, Session III, and Session IV. Register your child today to make sure they have an opportunity to participate in this unique experience! 



New Lead Jury Coordinator

The Trial Court Administrator's Office welcomes Elizabeth Wilhelm as the new Lead Jury Coordinator. Elizabeth will be responsible for the direct management of jury operations in Mecklenburg County. 
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An Independent Profession: A Centennial History of the Mecklenburg County Bar 







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