Mecklenburg County Bar

     Bar Blast       May 16, 2013

Upcoming Events


The MCB's Social and Networking Committee invites you to join fellow Bar members for networking and specials on drinks and appetizers at Village Tavern.


5-23-13 Kick Off the Summer with the MCB's Annual Meeting! - LAST DAY TO REGISTER!
MCB's Annual Meeting will take place on the Lawn of First Presbyterian Church - barbecue lunch and updates from your Bar! 


Let's Talk provides opportunities to gain insight into the perspectives of district and superior court judges and to learn how to provide thoughtful leadership through effective, collaborative communication. 


Nominate an MCB YLD Young Lawyer of the Year - Deadline Tomorrow!

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


All MCB members are invited to provide input at a meeting of the Finance Committee on June 19, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. and/or tender budget suggestions to MCB Treasurer John Nipp.


All active members of the MCB were mailed a ballot for Judge Bell's seat. This ballot must be returned by Tuesday, May 21, 2013 to be accepted for tabulation.


Law Day Luncheon Photos

See photos of our the MCB Law Day Luncheon featuring Congressman Mel Watt


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. 


MCB Lawyer Referral Service - Spring Membership Special

Beginning April 1, $200 entitles you to an LRS membership through June 30, 2014!  

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




5-16-13 Immigration Section Lunch
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lebowski's Grill

8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Hilton Charlotte Center City 

5-27-13 Juvenile Law Section Meeting
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Courthouse, Room 9610

5-29-13 Sole Practitioner/ Small Firm Section Informal Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Terrace Cafe, South Park 

Volunteer Opportunities 


Now Appointing 2013-14 Committee Members  

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.

Bar Foundation Fund


Bar Foundation Fund 2013 is on a Roll!  

After reaching our $300,000 goal in 2012, the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation will strive to raise $300,000 again in 2013 and we're happy to report that we're off to a great start, with more than $81,000 raised so far.


Gifts made to the Lawyers' Impact Fund (previously called the unrestricted fund) are the lifeblood of the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation. These gifts enable MBF to award grants to support projects and organizations that serve those in need in our community, including Council for Children's Rights, International House, Larry King's Clubhouse, NC LEAF, and Legal Services of Southern Piedmont to name a few. 


Thanks to the incredible generosity of attorneys, law firms, legal departments, and corporations in Mecklenburg County, MBF raised more than$145,000 for the 2012 Lawyers' Impact Fund and used the dollars raised to award more than $119,000 in grants in the first quarter of 2013. To read more about our grant recipients, click here.  


Thanks to all the firms and individuals that have stepped up to get our 2013 campaign off to such a great start. 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 

Classified Ads


Post classified ads on and the MCB newsletter for jobs available and sought, office space and items for sale.

 Preferred Supporters

support the MCB through advertising and sponsorship -- helping to bring valuable programs and initiatives to our members and the community. 


  Carolina Legal Staffing provides temporary and permanent attorneys, paralegals and support staff to law firms and corporate legal departments throughout North and South Carolina since 1997. We have experienced recruiters in our offices in Charlotte, Raleigh, Greenville and Columbia.



 Charlotte School of Law

(CharlotteLaw) is a student-centered law school offering flexible part-time and full-time programs. Learn. Serve. Lead.


Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company has been providing continuous coverage to North Carolina lawyers since 1977. Our mission is to meet the needs of North Carolina lawyers at reasonable cost with quality service and coverage.


Lincoln Derr PLLC was founded in 2009 to provide clients with creative solutions to their most critical issues.  Our team of dynamic litigators represents a diverse clientele in complex civil litigation from pre-suit through appeal.  


Great eDiscovery requires rock solid accountability, nimble and responsive support, and the right tools to get the job done cost effectively and easily. That's where we come in. You can count on Modus to solve tough problems when they arise, help you control costs, and meet deadlines with accurate, defensible data. Contact Modus to learn more. Web:


    Scorpion Design, Inc.
is a leader in website design & marketing for the legal industry. Scorpion provides exceptionally high quality designs & specializes in search engine optimization & marketing, with unparalleled effectiveness.



Like Us on Facebook

In This Issue
Upcoming Events
MCB Sections
Classified Ads

Quick Links

Calendar of Events


CLE Schedule


Lawyer Referral Service


The Mecklenburg Bar News




Young Lawyers Division


Local Affinity Bars  


Courts Corner 



Classified Ads


Attorney Positions Available


 Paralegal/Administrative Positions Available


Office Space


Post a classified ad - pricing/deadlines



 For Sale   


Annual MCB Membership Directory -- Pictorial Directory



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







To help us provide up-to-date information, please notify the Bar as soon as you learn of a Bar member's death.
























Mecklenburg County Bar
438 Queens Road
Charlotte, NC 28207