November Bar Luncheon

Plan now to join your Bar colleagues for the November 12th Bar Luncheon, featuring Laura Jeffords, Executive Director of The Mediation Center.

The Mediation Center provides mediation for issues involving district court cases, juvenile court complaints, Medicaid appeals, school conflict, neighborhood disputes, prison re-entry, and family concerns. The Mediation Center also provides supervised child visitation and monitored child exchange services.

All members are invited to join their colleagues for the luncheon, which includes a hot buffet. Luncheons are held at The Venue on the second Wednesday of the month, and cost $10 for members and $18 for guests. Registration is required. Click here to reserve your seat at the luncheon.

Bar Holiday Party & Toy Drive

All Bar members are invited to join us for the annual Holiday Party & Toy Drive, set for Friday, December 5th from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Help us make a holidays bright for local children by bringing toy donations for Santa Pal, or non-perishable goods for Manna Food Bank.

The party takes place at The Venue at 21 North Market Street, and starts with appetizers and drinks at 5:30 p.m. Dinner begins at 6:45 p.m. Please click here to reserve your seat.

Each Bar member may attend and bring one guest for free. Sorry, no children allowed.

Nov 7 CLE: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Need CLE? Join us this Friday, November 7th for the “Alternative Dispute Resolution for Attorneys.” This CLE provides an overview of rules, ethical standards, and case law for mediation and arbitration in both the District Court and Superior Court of North Carolina. Attendees will learn mediation and negotiation strategies and the ACES model for recognizing mental illness. Click here to learn more, or to sign up.

In Memoriam

We regret to inform you that John “Jack” Shuford, age 94, died on October 17th, 2014. To view the obituary, please click here.

Dinner Honoring Retired Chief Justice Sarah Parker

The North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society cordially invites you to a dinner honoring retired Chief Justice Sarah Parker. The dinner will be held at the Charlotte Country Club, 2465 Mecklenburg Avenue, Charlotte, NC on November 13th, 2014. For more information, or to register online, please visit or call Betsy Frazier at 919-271-2111.