Robert E. Harrington - 2015 Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion
The Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award, which honors an individual who embodies high ethical standards, unquestioned integrity, consistent competence and who champions diversity in the legal profession, was presented to Robert E Harrington at the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation’s Hon. James B. McMillan Fellowship Dinner. Robert E. Harrington is a partner with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. practicing commercial litigation. Read more.

8-6-15 Memorial Service for Henry N. Pharr II
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Pharr's life.

9-3-15 Lawyers' Luncheon Series
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and hear remarks from a speaker.

9-3-15 Memorial Service for J. Carlton Fleming
Friends and colleagues are encouraged to attend and, if desired, say a few words in celebration of Mr. Fleming's life.

9-18-15 YLD Fall Social
Join the MCB YLD for drinks and networking at Birdsong Brewing Company immediately following the Brewery Law CLE.

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Purchase Your 2015-16 Blue Pages Listing(s)
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. 7

Pay Your Annual Membership Fee (Member Dues) Here
MCB Annual Membership Fee invoices are being mailed. You may log-in here to pay your Membership Fee or mail a check with your invoice.

MCB Executive Director is 2015-16 President of National Association of Bar Executives
Nancy M. Roberson, MCB executive director, is serving as the president of the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE) through June 30, 2016.

Elizabeth N. McKee: 2015 Liberty Bell Award Winner
Elizabeth N. McKee, executive director of Leadership Charlotte, received the 2015 Liberty Bell Award at the MCB Law Day Luncheon on May 7, 2015.

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By Cory Hohnbaum

It is a tradition for new Bar presidents to share a few words in this column about their vision for their term in office. Like so many things in my life these days, I have a tendency to see the world through the eyes of my two sons, Graham who is 11 and Nathan who is 9. As most parents know, one of the realities of raising children is that you listen to music you never would have listened to if you didn’t have children. For better or worse, I have found out that there is life after Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and The Police. One of the songs I have heard on a station my boys like to listen to is Nothing More by the band Alternate Routes. There’s a line in that song that has stuck with me over the last few months. It goes: “Heroes don’t look like they used to, they look like you do.” I believe, like the song suggests, that we all have the capacity to do heroic things. Read More

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