Need Technology CLE Hour? We’ve Got It!

The Bar is offering a one-hour Technology CLE on Friday, January 17th, 2020. The lunchtime CLE hour will take place in the Jury Assembly room from 12:30 – 1:30. This one-hour CLE program provides an overview of ethical, legal and regulatory considerations of emerging technologies now available to law offices.  Topics of discussion include:  identifying firm risk in light practice area and firm size, encryption, physical and network controls, data storage, and affordable training options for law firm employees.

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Stress Support for the Holidays: 3 Free BarCARES Sessions through Dec 31, 2019 

Would you like more joy and less stress this holiday season? All members of the Buncombe County Bar are eligible for free executive wellness coaching sessions with Laura Mahr of Conscious Legal Minds LLC or free mental health care sessions with a local therapist this calendar year. If you have not yet used your 2019 BarCARES benefits, call BarCARES at 800-640-0735 during business hours. The program coordinator will take your confidential call.

New BarCARES clients are eligible for 3 free coaching sessions with Laura Mahr (2nd year clients are eligible for 2 free sessions, and 3rd year clients are eligible for 1 free session) or you may ask for a referral to a participating licensed therapist for 3 free sessions. You do not need to give any specifics other than your name and bar number to access your benefits. To find out more about BarCARES, visit To find out more about Laura’s mindfulness and neuroscience-based resilience coaching for lawyers, visit

YMCA Member Signup Just $4 for January

Great news if you’ve been putting off your wellness resolution! Bar members can join the YMCA by January 10th and pay just $4 for January, then $51 monthly starting February 1!

Visit your local Y to sign up today. The YMCA of Western North Carolina has partnered with the Buncombe County Bar to improve the quality of life for attorneys and their families by creating opportunities to get healthy, give back, and nurture a positive work environment.

Did you know you’re eligible for a discounted rate on Y membership? The Y offers hundreds of onsite group exercise classes, access to safe, clean, and secure childcare, unlimited wellness coaching, and much more at eight area locations!