Mecklenburg County Bar News and Annoucements

Attention Current Courthouse Access Card Holders - Renew Early!
If you currently have a Courthouse Access Card, you may avoid the rush and renew it beginning May 21, 2015. Please log-in to your member account pay your $20.00 renewal fee.

Public Defender Appointed
The Mecklenburg County Bar, as per the statutory scheme, solicited and advertised for candidates to be considered for the position of Public Defender.

The Relatives - Volunteer Service Project
The MCB's Community Services Committee is working with The Relatives, a local nonprofit, to offer a volunteer service project with a legal nexus for MCB members.

Now Accepting Interest Forms for Committees (2015-16)
One way you can get involved with your Bar, develop relationships with your 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.

MBF Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors
Names should be submitted by May 31, 2015.

MCB Budgeting Process - 2015-16
All MCB members are invited to provide input at a meeting of the Finance Committee on June 17, 2015 at 12 a.m. and/or tender budget suggestions to MCB Treasurer Tracy H. Hewett.

2015 Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Robert E. Harrington
The 2015 Julius L. Chambers Diversity Champion Award was presented to Robert E. Harrington of Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A. at the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation's Hon. James B. McMillan Fellowship Dinner.

MBF Awards More Than $120,000 in Grants in 2015
The MBF recieved the second-highest number of grant requests in history in 2014. With your support of the Lawyers' Impact Fund, the Foundation Awarded 11 grants totalling $124,062 in the first quarter of 2015.

2015-16 MCB Board of Directors
Review the slate of 2015-2016 MCB Board of Directors that were elected at the MCB Annual Meeting on May 21.

Firm & Attorney Announcements - NOW FREE!
MCB members and their firms/companies may now share promotions, accomplishments, updates and other important news with their peers and fellow Bar members for no charge.



Wednesday May 27, 2015

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Upcoming MCB Events

5-29-15 YLD Spring Social
Join the MCB YLD for drinks and networking at Sugar Creek Brewing Company.

6-4-15 Swearing-In Ceremony
All MCB members are invited to attend the Ceremony, RSVP required.

6-5-15 YLD Working Mothers Luncheon
Informal networking luncheon for working attorney mothers to discuss relevant topics in an unstructured atmosphere.


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