Mecklenburg County Bar

     Bar Blast   September 26, 2013

Events

 

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 - TODAY
Important instructions, FAQs and Registration information for the 2013 Fall Swearing-In & Professionalism for New Admittees Program

 

10-3-13 Lawyers Luncheon Series 

Join the MCB to enjoy lunch, networking, and to learn more about the upcoming Mayoral Election. Mr. Edwin Peacock (R) and Mayor Pro-Tem Patrick Cannon (D) will join the MCB for an informative luncheon. Each candidate will be allowed time to speak about their platform and perspective, followed by a question and answer period with both candidates participating!

 

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.

 

11-7-13 Lawyers Luncheon Series
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly lunch meeting to eat, socialize and and hear brief remarks from a speaker.  
 

 

11-8-13 Coffee Connections

Drop by for a free networking event. This Coffee Connections will provide the opportunity to meet with Clerks of Court and Judges. 

 

11-13-13 Law & Society Luncheon
Featuring Bryan A. Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative 

Announcements

 

Proofread your Blue Pages Listing by 10-2-13!
Please carefully review your Areas of Concentration for accuracy by Wed., Oct. 2. All corrections, additions and/or new orders must be received by 5 p.m. on Wed., Oct. 2

 

Seeking Linking Lawyers Mentors and Mentees!

The MCB mentoring program Linking Lawyers is seeking volunteer mentors and mentees to participate in its 2013-14 class. 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.

 

Nominations Sought for 2013-14 MCB Pro Bono Awards
Send in your choices and supporting materials for Outstanding Individual Attorney and Outstanding Collaborative Project

 

Review/Update Your Contact Information for 2013-14 Directory 

Please log-in to your MeckBar.org account and check your contact information. The 2013-14 Directory will be based on contact information as of 9/30/13.

 

Courts' Corner: Hon. Thomas B. Griffith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to speak

Hon. Thomas B. Griffith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will speak on "The Curious Role of the D.C. Circuit" during the FBA's Annual Meeting & Dinner on October 23, 2013 at the Marriott City Center from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Click on the link above for more information.

Sections 


9-30-13 Juvenile Law Section Meeting
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Courthouse Room 9610

10-8-13 Tax Section Meeting
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. MCB CLE Room

10-17-13 Immigration Section Lunch
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Lebowski's Grill
Volunteer Opportunities

The Young Lawyers Division is looking for volunteers for their annual Ask-A-Lawyer Day. Volunteer attorneys will be provided with various training materials and will provide free legal advice to the public at the West Boulevard Public Library. 

 

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! It's not too late to sign up to be a mentor!

 

Bar Foundation Fund

 

A Big BFF Thank You to Devore, Acton & Stafford, P.A.! 

 

The Mecklenburg Bar Foundation would like to thank the attorneys at DeVore, Acton & Stafford 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 DeVore, Acton & Stafford!

 

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 $159,000 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 or to make other donation arrangements, contact Leah Reed Campbell, Director of Foundation Development at lcampbell@meckbar.org or 704/375-8624.   

For more information or to make other donation arrangements, contact Leah Reed Campbell, Director of Foundation Development at lcampbell@meckbar.org.

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