Deepa T. Winebarger
Deepa T. Winebarger of Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo has served on the MCB Nonprofits and Client Pro Bono Committee, formally the Volunteer Lawyers Program, for the last four years. Initially assigned to screen applications for the Bar’s Pro Bono for Nonprofits program, Ms. Winebarger fell naturally into vetting direct case placement and veteran clients when the Bar enhanced its pro bono program this past year. She is extremely thorough when talking with pro bono clients..
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8-8-14 YLD Panthers Tailgate
Join the YLD on Friday, August 8 at 6 p.m. for food, drinks, games and fun!

8-28-14 Memorial Service for Alton G. Murchison III
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Murchison's life.

9-4-14 Lawyers' Luncheon Series
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and hear remarks from a speaker. First Presbyterian Church, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

9-11-14 Memorial Service for Lewis H. Parham Jr.
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Parham's life.

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Dexter G. Benoit Named MCB Lawyer Referral Service Panel Member of the Year
The Mecklenburg County Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service hosted its annual reception on June 12, 2014 at the Bar & Foundation Center in honor of the support and dedication of the LRS attorney panel members.

Order Your 2014-15 Blue Pages Listings
The blue pages or "areas of concentration" are an invaluable listing of attorneys, indexed by specific areas of practice. Attorneys listed in the blue pages under their areas of practice are at the fingertips of anyone needing to make a referral. Early-Bird pricing through Aug. 8

Now Recruiting Lunch with a Lawyer Mentors
Volunteer to serve as a mentor to an 8th-grader in the Lunch with a Lawyer mentoring program! Kickoff Luncheon on Wed., Oct. 1.

Progress on the Bar & Foundation Center
View progress on the building of the Bar & Foundation Center. Photos updated on June 30, 2014

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MCB Cares
By Carla N. Archie

Allow me to start my first newsletter column as president of the Mecklenburg County Bar with a few simple thank yous.

Every day that I wake up, I thank God for the privilege and opportunity to do more and do better.  I am especially grateful for the privilege and opportunity to serve as president of MCB.  Because I believe, like Marian Wright Edelman, that service is the rent we pay for being here.


I also appreciate my colleagues at Wells Fargo. I wouldn’t expect to find a “best friend” at work.  But are there people at work who do what best friends do--- listen, advise and support my personal and professional development? Yes! In that sense, I have lots of “best friends” at Wells Fargo and I thank them for their support.

I also thank our former Bar presidents who give life to the concept of servant leadership.  They have guided the Bar, sacrificed countless hours of time, enormous talent and untold resources.  We thank you.  I, in particular, am grateful for your example and humbled to follow in your footsteps.

When I was younger, I used to dream of changing the world.  I used to dream of solving problems and making sweeping changes with ripple effects that would be felt around the globe.  Read More

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