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NCBF Wills for Heroes Clinic Hosted by Elon Law

The North Carolina Bar Foundation, in partnership with Elon University School of Law, hosted a Wills for Heroes clinic on Saturday, April 13, at Elon Law in Greensboro. A volunteer workforce of nine attorneys, 16 law students and four notaries public produced 79 documents at no cost for 20 grateful first responders and spouses from Guilford County and surrounding areas….

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NCBF + NCBA SOGI Name Change Clinics Held

The North Carolina Bar Foundation and the NCBA Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee recently held two Name Change Clinics in the Piedmont Triad. The first clinic, conducted in partnership with Wake Forest University School of Law, Pride Winston-Salem and Equality NC, was held on Saturday, April 13, at Wake Forest Law in Winston-Salem. Seventeen clients were served by a…

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MIP Committee Presents ¡Adelanté! | Moving Forward! 2024

The NCBA Minorities in the Profession (MIP) Committee presented ¡Adelanté! | Moving Forward! 2024 on Saturday, February 2, at the North Carolina Bar Center. The annual program is designed to empower law students and young lawyers from diverse backgrounds through sessions covering topics such as building your online presence, discussions on embracing diversity, and making informed financial decisions throughout your…

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Annual Professionalism CLE Held at Bar Center

The NCBA Professionalism Committee’s annual CLE was held on Friday, December 1, at the N.C. Bar Center. The In-Person program was also offered via Live Webcast and will be available On-Demand by mid-December. Professionalism Committee Chair Gill Beck of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina in Asheville and Keith Faulkner of Charleston Southern University in…


Swearing-In Ceremonies Scheduled Across State

The North Carolina Bar Association provides a compilation of swearing-in ceremonies across the state, using information provided by local bar organizations. In addition, soon-to-be admitted attorneys may wish to familiarize themselves with information on the N.C. State Bar website regarding admission to the bar. Newly admitted members of the N.C. State Bar receive their first two years of NCBA membership…

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NCBA Legal Practice Hall of Fame Inducts 8 New Members

The 35th induction class of the North Carolina Bar Association Legal Practice Hall of Fame was enshrined on Thursday, September 14, at the Waynesville Inn & Golf Club. The induction ceremony coincided with the fall meeting of the NCBA Senior Lawyers Division, led by the Hon. Robert C. Hunter, chair, and NCBA Past President Betty Quick, chair-elect. Access photos from…

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Law Institute for Teachers (LIFT) Scheduled June 12-13

The 2023 LIFT program will be presented via Zoom on Monday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 13 from noon to 2 p.m. by the NCBA Education Law Section. Recordings will also be made available for 30 days after the program for those who register. The program is free. LIFT seeks to provide a substantive educational opportunity for K-12 and post-secondary…

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Young Lawyers Division Conducts Law Day Celebration

Students from across the state gathered in Raleigh on Friday, May 5, as the North Carolina Bar Association observed Law Day 2023. The culminating awards ceremony and the Law Week events were conducted by the NCBA Young Lawyers Division and supported by the North Carolina Bar Foundation Endowment through the Beverly C. Moore and Douglas Carmichael McIntyre II Justice Funds….

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Superb Saturday Showcases Volunteer Spirit of NCBA Members

While the first day of this month is often accompanied by assorted acts of foolishness, the serious business of volunteer service was evident throughout the North Carolina Bar Association on Saturday, April 1, as NCBA members from across the state participated in numerous events. The North Carolina Bar Foundation presented the latest installment of the NCBF Wills for Heroes program…

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16th Annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day Scheduled Friday, March 3

The 16th annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day of the North Carolina Bar Foundation will take place on Friday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event will rely heavily on technology and the virtual participation it has afforded volunteers throughout the duration of the pandemic, with limited in-person participation provided through call centers in Asheville, Charlotte, Fayetteville, Greensboro,…