Bar Leadership Institute Graduates

2016 Graduates

 

R. Locke Beatty, McGuireWoods LLP
Carolyn Bellof, Stallard & Bellof, PLLC
Clay A. Campbell, Baucom, Claytor, Benton, Morgan & Wood, P.A.
James R. Cass, Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson P.A.
Jessica Dixon, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
Soreé Finley, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont
Kristen Finlon, Finlon Law PLLC
Brittany Howze, Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office
Adebola V. Lamikanra, Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo, L.L.P.
Matthew Lilly, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Nancy S. Litwak, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC
Matthew T. Marcellino, Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC
Rich McPherson, Mainsail Lawyers
Leslie Pedernales, Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Angela R. Perry, Alston & Bird LLP
Christopher P. Raab, Caudle & Spears, P.A.
R. Lee Robertson, Jr., Richard L. Robertson & Associates, P.A.
Julie C. Spahn, Forsythe Immigration Law Firm
Keith L. Thornton, Bank of America
Mandana Vidwan, Charlotte School of Law

 

 

 2015 Graduates

Mr. John R. Brickley, James, McElroy & Diehl
Mr. Chad T. Diamond                 
Mr. Hunter Edwards, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLC
Mr. Mitchell R. Feld, Council for Children’s Rights
Ms. Kara K. Goodman, Cordell & Cordell
Mr. J. Curtis Griner, McGuire Woods
Mr. R. Ken Harris, Jr., Council for Children’s Rights
Mr. Scott A.  Hefner, Erwin, Bishop, Capitano & Moss
Ms. Molly M. Jagannathan, Troutman Sanders LLP
Mr. M. Aaron Lay, Hamilton Stephens Steele + Martin
Ms. Janelle M. Lyons, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog
Ms. Rhonda L. Patterson, Patterson Law Office
Ms. Heidi M.  Perlman, Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office
Ms. Teadra G. Pugh, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP                    
Ms. Melanie D. Raubach, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin PLLC
Mr. Whitaker B.  Rose, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin PLLC
Ms. Jennifer M. Scott, Mecklenburg County Clerk of Superior Court
Mr. Jonathan L. Sink, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
Mr. Alan A. Stevens, Winston & Strawn LLP
Mr. Matthew F. Tilley, Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson

 

2014 Graduates

Mr. Scott R. Branam, Gardner Skelton PLLC 
Mr. Matthew S. DeAntonio, Nexsen Pruet, PLLC        
Ms. Ashley A. Edwards,  Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP           
Mr. T. Russell Ferguson III , Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP    
Mr. J. Alexander Heroy,  James McElroy & Diehl, P.A.
Ms. Heather R. Hobgood, Weaver, Bennett & Bland, P.A.      
Mr. Paul D. Horton, Smith Horton Law, PLLC         
Ms. Stephanie D. Jackson, Mecklenburg County Public Defender's Office
Ms. Luciona Johnson, Winston & Strawn LLP
Mr. Brian E. Koontz, Johnston, Allison & Hord, P.A. 
Ms. Carrie M. Lique, Costner Law Office PLLC
Mr. Michael L. Martinez, Grier, Furr & Crisp, P.A. 
Mr. David W. Murray, The Odom Firm
Mr. Daniel E. Peterson, City Attorney's Office             
Mr. Michael D. Shaffer Jr., Winston & Strawn LLP
Mr. Sudhir N. Shenoy, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP
Mr. P. Graham Singer                  
Ms. Mariana Toledo-Hermina, Rawls, Scheer, Foster, Mingo & Culp PLLC
Mr. John P. Tsahakis, James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A.

 

2013 Graduates

Mr. Scott S. Addison, Lincoln Derr  
Ms. Gretchen L. Caldwell, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Inc.             
Ms. Amanda Christie, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP             
Mr. Chadwick Crockford, Legal Aid of North Carolina    
Ms. Jordan G. Forsythe,  Forsythe Immigration Law Firm       
Ms. Eliane Gilmer, Carolinas HealthCare System - General Counsel           
Mr. Adam Hocutt , Dozier Miller Law Group         
Mr. Patrick B. Horne, Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Ms. Amanda B. Jarman
Mr. John D. Kernodle, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office 
Mr. Mark W. Kinghorn, McGuireWoods LLP
Ms. Tanisha J Locke, United States Postal Service
Mr. Thomas E. Powers, City Attorney's Office 
Ms. Lauren A. Rico, Mayer Brown LLP 
Mr. Devire' M. Robinson, Foundation for the Carolinas   
Ms. Claire J. Samuels, James, McElory & Diehl, P.A.
Mr. Ty E. Shaffer, Robinson, Bradshow & Hinson, P.A.
Ms. Deborah A. Smith, Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog, P.A.
Ms. Jason Stevens, Novant Health
Ms. Erin K. Taylorm, Federal Defenders of Western North Carolina

 

2012 Graduates

Mr. Corby Anderson, Nexsen Pruet PLLC
Ms. Sarah Wallace Breen, Special Counsel
Ms. Diane Blackburn Burk, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Mr. Cary Baxter Davis, Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Mr. Landon S. Eustache, Hunton & Williams
Mr. William Robinson Heroy, Goodman, Carr, Laughrun, Levine & Greene
Mr. Michael J. Hoefling, Johnston, Allison & Hord, P.A.
Ms. Shannon E. Hoff, Poyner Spruill LLP
Mr. Adam L. Horner, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC
Ms. Sarah Fulton Hutchins, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
Mr. Theodore A. Kaplan, City Attorney's Office - Airport
Mr. Josh Lanning, Moore & Van Allen PLLC
Mr. Erik A. Lindahl, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office
Ms. Traci L. Massey, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Inc.
Mr. Fred P. Parker IV, Gardner Skelton PLLC
Ms. Janeen Hicks Pierre, Rawls, Scheer, Foster & Mingo PLLC
Mr. Toussaint Crosby Romain, Mecklenburg County Public Defender's Office
Ms. Megan Sadler, Bass, Dunklin, McCullough & Smith PLLC
Ms. Makila A. Scruggs, Ingersoll-Rand Company
Ms. Amanda S. Smiley, Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote PC
Ms. Mica N. Worthy, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

 

2011 Graduates

Mr. Michael F. Anderson, Baucom, Claytor, Benton, Morgan & Wood P.A.   
Ms. Tania N. Archer                
Ms. Katherine Armstrong, Robinson, Eliott & Smith            
Mr. John W. Bowers, Otto Environmental Systems         
Mr. Jon P. Carroll, James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A.    
Mr. Joshua D. Davey, McGuireWoods LLP       
Ms. Sarah L. DiFranco, Poyner Spruill LLP           
Mr. William L. Esser IV, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP         
Ms. Faith A. Fickling, Legal Aid of North Carolina
Ms. Rebecca K. Lindahl, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP   
Ms. Hannah F. Little, Garfinkel Immigration Law Firm
Mr. Brandon M. Lofton, Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A
Mr. Michael E. Navarro, The Law Office of Michael E. Navarro 
Ms. Gretchen R. Nelli            
Mr. Andrew L. Nesbitt,  Nesbitt Law, PLLC
Ms. Kristen J. Northrup
Ms. Lindsay P. Thompson      
Mr. Vaughn K. Reynolds        
Ms. Sarah M. Stone, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC
Ms. Katherine A. Tenfelde, Robinson, Elliott & Smith
Ms. Janice L. Tucker, Wells Fargo & Company  -  Legal Department

 

2009 Graduates

Ms. Sarah M. Brady, James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A.     
Ms. Leslie Katherine Cooley, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office 
Hon. Donald Ray Cureton Jr.,  District Court Judges Office        
Mr. James D. DuPuy, Ruff, Bond, Cobb, Wade & Bethune, L.L.P.          
Ms. Amy Purwin Hunt, Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes P.A.            
Ms. Irene P. King, King Collaborative Family Law      
Ms. Melissa L. Kreager, McGuireWoods LLP
Mr. Mark Raymond Kutny, Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC
Mr. Daniel A. Merlin, Alexander Ricks PLLC
Ms. Linda K. Montgomery                          
Mr. Daniel Mumford                  
Mr. Benjamin Michael Royster, Mecklenburg County District Attorney's Office 
Mr. David B. H. Saye, Mayer Brown LLP           
Mr. Bradley J. Thomas, City Attorney's Office -- CATS

BLI Graduates 2008 - 2002