Mecklenburg County Bar

     Bar Blast     August 29, 2013

Events

 

9-12-13 Lawyers Luncheon Series  

Join the MCB to enjoy lunch, networking, and to learn about Charlotte's process to "Back the Buzz" - the rebranding of the Bobcats to the Hornets- from Bobcats Senior Manager for Legal Affairs.

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

 

9-26-13 Swearing-In Ceremony & PNA
Important instructions, FAQs and Registration information for the 2013 Fall Swearing-In & Professionalism for New Admittees Program

 

10-3-13 Lawyers Luncheon Series
Join your Bar for a monthly lunch meeting to eat, socialize and hear brief remarks from a speaker

 

Join MCB YLD members for drinks and appetizers at Bubble. Free for MCB YLD members; $10 for Non-Members 

 

10-25-13 Legal Eagle Charity Golf Tournament
Net proceeds benefit Justice Initiatives and the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation's support of Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Legal Aid of North Carolina and Council for Children's Rights.

Announcements

 

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. Whether you are starting out as a new attorney, in the midst of a career transition, or seeking new opportunities to expand your network of peers, Linking Lawyers provides an avenue to discuss your legal career. 

 

MCB is Hiring TWO Positions
The MCB is hiring a Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator and an Executive Assistant.

 

MCB Areas of Concentration - 2014 Listings Now on Sale
The Blue Pages are an invaluable listing of attorneys, indexed by specific areas of practice. Attorneys listed in the blue pages are at the fingertips of anyone needing to make a referral.

 

Advertise in the 2013-14 MCB Annual 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. 

Sections 


9-12-13 MCB Real Property Section Social
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Dresslers - Free for Section members (includes two drinks and appetizers) - Non-Section members are welcome and encouraged to attend for $10.00 and have the option to join the Section for an additional $15.00. Please RSVP by Tuesday, September 10 to Ruth Tankersley at rtankersley@meckbar.org 

9-19-13 Immigration Section Lunch
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lebowski's Grill

9-23-13 Juvenile Law Section Meeting
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Courthouse, Room 9610

9-25-13 Sole Practitioner/Small Firm Section Informal Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Terrace Cafe South Park


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.
 

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!   Volunteer today and attend the training tomorrow.

Bar Foundation Fund

 

A Big BFF Thank You to Novant Health!  

 

The Mecklenburg Bar Foundation would like to thank the attorneys at Novant Health, Inc. for stepping up in a big way to support the 2013 Bar Foundation Fund by joining the BFF Honor Roll with 100% participation in supporting the Lawyers' Impact Fund. From all of us at MBF, thanks to all of you at Novant Health!

 

Don't miss your chance to become a part of one of the most ambitious Bar Foundation Fund campaign ever! We've already raised over $131,000 to date. 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 2013 grant recipients and the work of the Foundation, visit www.MeckBar.org. 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 lcampbell@meckbar.org or 704/375-8624.  


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


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Annual MCB Membership Directory -- Pictorial Directory

 

 

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

 

 

 

Obituaries 

 

 

 
Deborah C. Chapman
 
John G. Newitt, Jr.

 

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Mecklenburg County Bar
1123 S. Church St., Ste. 103
Charlotte, NC 28203
704/375-8624