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What’s It Take To Argue a SCOTUS Case? A Lot Of Midnight Oil

When the chance to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court comes up, sleep becomes a distant memory. We got a behind-the-case look from some NCBA members who were there this spring. Find this story and more in the August edition of North Carolina Lawyer magazine. By Amber Nimocks Drew Erteschik’s phone buzzed in […]

Kate Deiter-Maradei Knows How To Work

As we continue to celebrate wellness this summer, we’re introducing NCBA members who excel at living healthy lives. Kate Deiter-Maradei sets an example as a highly effective person who doesn’t let work rule her life. By Amber Nimocks The first thing you notice about Kate Deiter-Maradei is her smile. It’s wide. It’s bright. And more […]

The Stages Of a Lawyer’s Vacation

Is there any day more relaxing than the Wednesday of vacation week? What if every day of vacation could be like that? By Marc E. Gustafson As we enter the post-Fourth of July dog days of summer, many of us are either just returning from vacation, leaving soon for a vacation or daydreaming about an […]

Runner Tim Meigs Proves It’s Never Too Late To Start

As we prepare to celebrate and explore wellness at NCBA Annual Meeting June 20-23, we’d like to introduce some NCBA members who are excelling at living healthy lives in the categories of our meeting theme: Work, Mind, Body and Life. Tim Meigs has a straightfoward approach to physical wellness that has taken him impressive places. […]

Greg Romeo: Clean, Clever, Custom Comedy

This year’s NCBA Annual Meeting theme is wellness and how legal professionals can achieve it. In preparation for the event, we talked with speakers scheduled to present at Annual Meeting for a series of quick-read Q&As. Click here to find Q&As on Jeena Cho, Laura Mahr, April Harris-Britt and Stan Phelps. Admission to all speaker […]

Summer Reading: Who Was Tycho Brahe? Why Does It Matter?

A member offers his summer reading list for young lawyers. What would you add? Send your suggested summer reading for lawyers to animocks@ncbar.org, and we’ll share with NCBA members. By James W. Narron Edmund Burke once admonished us that “People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors.” I was […]

April Harris-Britt On Choosing Self-Care

This year’s NCBA Annual Meeting theme is wellness and how legal professionals can achieve it. In preparation for the event, we talked with speakers scheduled to present at Annual Meeting for a series of quick-read Q&As, including Jeena Cho, Stan Phelps, and Laura Mahr. Admission to all speaker presentations, including those for CLE credit, is […]

Keynote Speaker Stan Phelps On Empathy, Wellness and Millennials

This year’s NCBA Annual Meeting theme is wellness and how legal professionals can achieve it. In preparation for the event, we talked with speakers scheduled to present at Annual Meeting for a series of quick-read Q&As. Click here for Q&As with Annual Meeting speakers Laura Mahr,  Jeena Cho and April Harris-Britt. Admission to all speaker […]