Proceeds are in support of nonprofit and government agencies


The Hon. James B. McMillan Fellowship Fund on Thurs., Feb 23 promotes justice and innovation within our local legal system by awarding paid fellowships to law students to work with local nonprofit and governmental agencies. The main source of financial support for these fellowships is the annual McMillan Fund Dinner.   

The keynote address will be provided by Frye Gaillard, writer-in-residence at the University of South Alabama and author 17 works of non-fiction, including The Dream Long Deferred: The Landmark Struggle for Desegregation in Charlotte, North Carolina and the 10th annual presentation of the Julius Chambers Diversity Champion Award to Valecia M. McDowell of Moore & Van Allen PLLC.

When: Feb. 23, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Where: Byron's South End (101 W. Worthington Ave.)

We hope that you will join us for this exciting event--and in supporting this year's McMillan Fellows--by attending the 2017 Hon. James B. McMillan Fund Dinner!



Registration Cancellation / Refund Policy 
Board Approved 1/24/13 

Registration refunds are 1) 100% refundable for requests made 8 or more days before the event; 2) 75% refundable for requests made 7 to 4 days before the event (a 25% processing fee will be incurred); and 3) non-refundable for requests made 3 days or less before the event. Registrants requesting refunds 3 days or less before the event may be offered the option to transfer the registration to a substitute attendee. Payment is due in full if no cancellation is received or if cancellation is received 3 days or less in advance of event.  

Reservations are not guaranteed if received less than 24 hours prior to the event. Registrations at the event door will be accepted on a space available basis--additional charges may apply. For some events, food or beverage is not guaranteed for last-minute registrants.  

A sponsorship and/or advertisement refund will only be granted in the case that the Mecklenburg County Bar does not fulfill the commitment(s) stated in the signed "Sponsorship/Advertisement Agreement".  

Refunds on any fees paid to the Mecklenburg County Bar Lawyer Referral Service are subject to the specifications of the MCB LRS Guidelines.   

Exceptions or requests for refunds not covered by the above registration refund policy may be considered for approval by the MCB Executive Director or his or her designee.