Mecklenburg County Bar News and Annoucements

Now Accepting MBF Grant Requests
The MBF considers grant requests once annually. All grant requests should be submitted no later than December 31. Grants will be reviewed for approval during the first quarter of 2014.

Bar & Foundation Center Now Open
The new Mecklenburg County Bar & Foundation Center is now open - a modern, functional facility equipped with everything needed to help lawyers connect with the community and each other.

Mecklenburg County Bar & Foundation Center Naming Rights Campaign
The MCB and MBF are proud to announce that thanks to the wonderful generosity of our firms, corporate law departments and foundations, and individuals in campaign leadership, $1,179,800 has been raised for the Bar & Foundation Center Naming Rights Campaign.

Nominations Sought for 2014-15 MCB Pro Bono Awards
Send in your choices and supporting materials for Outstanding Individual Attorney and Outstanding Collaborative Project by 12/31/14

2015 MCB Membership Directories
All MCB members will receive one copy of the 2015 MCB Membership Directory in Feb./Mar. at no cost. Order extra copies for your support staff and paralegals today.

NC State Bar Councilor Election
All active MCB members will receive a ballot via e-mail at 1 a.m. on Mon., Dec. 1. If you do not receive your ballot, you may access your log-in information here.

Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship - Now Accepting Applications
All first-year law students who advance the value of diversity in the Charlotte legal market are encouraged to apply. Application Deadline: 1/23/15 at 12 p.m.

Seeking Linking Lawyers Mentors and Mentees for 2014-15
The MCB mentoring program Linking Lawyers is seeking volunteer mentors and mentees to participate in its 2014-15 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.

 

 

 
Monday December 22, 2014


 
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Upcoming MCB Events
 

1-8-15 Lawyers' Luncheon Series - Cyber Security for Attorneys: Preventing Cyber Theft
Join your colleagues at a regular monthly luncheon to eat, socialize and learn from an FBI representative about ways to protect against cyber theft. NEW LOCATION: Bar & Foundation Center, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

1-22-15 Come Rap With Us - Women in the Legal Field
Free networking event and lunch to connect informally with peers and discuss the history of women practicing law in Mecklenburg County and look at current state of affairs for women in the legal field. Register by 1/19/15.

1-29-15 Bar Leadership Dinner featuring Keynote Speaker Anne M. Tompkins
The Bar Leadership Dinner is a celebration of leadership and service provided by Mecklenburg County Bar members & Mecklenburg Bar Foundation supporters.

 

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