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May 2024

Featured photo: the skyline of downtown Charlotte, the location for the 2024 Annual Meeting. Photo courtesy of
Kayla Britt, a white woman with red hair, addresses the crowd at the Bar Center. She wears an orange shirt and black pantsuit with a small gold fairy pin.

February 2024

Featured photo: Kayla Britt addresses attendees at the annual Law Student Networking Reception on January 18. (Nour Dabbagh, Perfect Moments Photography)
Rob Harrington, a Black man with Black hair and a beard, wears a white shirt, red tie, and grey suit jacket and stands at a podium with a PowerPoint behind him that reads "Racist Roots: A History of the NCBA’s Founding, the Wilmington Race Massacre and Coup d’état, and Jim Crow."

November 2023

Featured photo: Rob Harrington, chair of the Task Force on Integration, Equity, and Equal Justice, addresses the 2023 NCBA Annual Meeting.
Clayton, left, a Black man with a shaved head, wears a white shirt and yellow tie. He hands the gavel to Kimberly, a white woman with blond hair who is wearing a red blouse. They are smiling.

August 2023

Featured image for this issue: Incoming President Patti Ramseur receives gavel from outgoing President Clayton Morgan at the NCBA Annual Meeting.

May 2023

Featured image for this issue: Wilmington, Wilmington and Beaches CVB. The 2023 NCBA Annual Meeting will be held this June in Wilmington.
McGhee, a Black woman with black hair, wears a pale grey sweater and a black jacket. She is smiling and standing with a long road, green foliage, and large trees behind her.

February 2023

Featured image for this issue: Jasmine McGhee traveled to Ireland, Northern Ireland and Ghana as a participant in the inaugural 2022 Eisenhower Fellowship USA Justice program.
Ashley Campbell has brown hair. She wears a coral jacket and black shirt and is smiling.

November 2022

Featured image for this issue: Ashley Campbell, CEO of Legal Aid of North Carolina, visits the Sylva office.
NCBA president Clayton Morgan stands at a podium. Clayton is a Black man with a shaved head, and he is wearing black wire-framed glasses. He is wearing a white shirt, dark blue suit and blue and yellow plaid tie. The American flag stands on a pole behind he podium.

August 2022

Featured image for this issue: President Clayton Morgan delivers his installation address at the Annual Meeting in Winston-Salem. Link to full story in the President’s Perspective.
This image is an aerial shot of downtown Winston-Salem at twilight. The sky is blue and the buildings are lit up by a soft orange glow.

May 2022

Featured image for this issue: Winston-Salem skyline, J. Sinclair Photography. The 2022 NCBA Annual Meeting will be held this June in Winston-Salem. Link to full story in the President’s Perspective.
Montgomery Solar in Biscoe

February 2022

Featured image for this issue: Montgomery Solar in Biscoe, a solar project NCBA member Adam Foodman helped build and operate. Link to full story in the Features section.

November 2021

Featured image for this issue: In Haywood County, flood waters swept away cars in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Fred. Credit to Mountaineer Publishing, Inc. Link to full story in the Features section.

August 2021

This issue is devoted to coverage of the NCBA Annual Meeting, the N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society and much, much more.
Becca Rushton

May 2021

Featured image for this issue: NCBF Volunteer and NCBA member Becca Rushton assists a first-responder family at a Wills for Heroes clinic. Link to full story in the Features section.

February 2021

Featured image for this issue: Pilot Mountain through NCBA member Ann Anderson’s lens. Link to full story in the "Mountains to Coast" section.

November 2020

Coverage devoted to the global pandemic and its impact on NCBA members’ lives and work as we continue to navigate the changes and challenges brought about by COVID-19.

August 2020

The first digital-only edition of North Carolina Lawyer magazine, featuring stories of change in changing times for NCBA members. Includes coverage from the unpublished May 2020 issue.

February 2020

North Carolina Bar Foundation marks 60th Anniversary, President LeAnn Nease Brown promotes “The Power of Association,” and exhibit honors Supreme Court Bicentennial.

November 2019

NCBA/NCBF provide “A Rich Tapestry,” Young Lawyers Division celebrates 50 years of ABA recognition, and North Carolina Bar Foundation applauds Honor Roll of Donors.

August 2019

LeAnn Nease Brown installed as 125th president, Mark Holt elected president-elect, and construction of “new” N.C. Bar Center recalled on its 25th anniversary.

May 2019

President Jacqueline Grant unveils the new membership dues model authored by the Membership Values Task Force, and Annual Meeting will focus on wellness.

February 2019

Member Cheslie Kryst discusses Miss North Carolina USA crown on the way to becoming Miss USA, and new NCBA Privacy and Data Security Section launched.

November 2018

NCBA members are “Heeding The Call” in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Past President Gray Wilson now leading State Bar (but he’s not the first to do both).

August 2018

Jacqueline Grant installed as 124th president and LeAnn Nease Brown elected president-elect, while new Justice Fund honors Past President John Jernigan.

May 2018

Annual Meeting will focus on the “Future of Law” and NC Free Legal Answers is introduced as the “future of pro bono.” Executive Director Allan Head remembered.

February 2018

“Death of a Law School” examines demise of Charlotte School of Law, future of students and alumni. Fred Lind became Duke basketball legend 50 years ago.