Mecklenburg County Bar

     Bar Blast       May 23, 2013

Upcoming Events


5-23-13 Kick Off the Summer with the MCB's Annual Meeting! - TODAY!
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. 



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


Charlotte School of Law Library Book Giveaway

There are treatises, reporters, and state statutory items that will not move with us when CSL relocates the Law Library uptown. These materials are available for free on a first come first served basis. You will need to provide the means to pack and transport the materials you wish to have. Click here to view a list of the items and to access the form needed to reserve these items.


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.


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. 

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



5-27-13 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 
6-10-13 Juvenile Law Section Meeting
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Courthouse, Room 9610

6-14-13 Juvenile Law Section Truancy Court CLE Training
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Government Center, 5th Floor

6-20-13 Immigration Section Lunch
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lebowski's Grill
Volunteer Opportunities

One way you can get involved with your Bar, develop relationships with you 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 $82,500 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, and NC LEAF 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 

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