Entries by NCBARBLOG

Laura Mahr On Creating Mini-Moments Of Wellbeing

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. Read our Q&A with Jeena Cho and watch NCBarBlog for upcoming Q&As with April Harris-Britt, Stan Phelps and Greg […]


May 15, 2019

Chuck Kitchen, former chair of the NCBA Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section and NCBA member Karlene Turrentine have formed a new law firm, Kitchen &  Turrentine, PLLC. Located in Raleigh, the firm will serve clients throughout the state. The new firm will concentrate on local government, business, and employment matters, and general civil litigation. More […]

A Profile In Mindfulness: Lakisha Chichester

As we prepare to celebrate and explore wellness at NCBA Annual Meeting in June, 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. Lakisha Chichester impressed us with her mindfulness. She made an impression on her fellow paralegals, […]

Let’s Make a Deal: Negotiation Science Workshop

By Amber Nimocks Some people are born negotiators. And then there’s the rest of us. Those of us who  have trouble bargaining on our own behalf — or on behalf of clients — usually fear negotiating because we lack experience in it — and we’re afraid of losing, says Jeff Langenderfer, who teaches marketing and […]


Checking In: April 3, 2019

Alex Pearce, a privacy attorney formerly with SAS Institute, has joined Wyrick Robbins as a member of the firm’s privacy and data security team. Pearce’s front-line experience managing SAS’s privacy compliance program and his more recent experience advising businesses on data protection matters arising in litigation, will complement the team’s current work. Pearce is also […]


Pro Bono Spotlight: Heather Culp

Pro Bono Volunteer Spotlight: Heather Culp Pro Bono Project: NC Free Legal Answers By Sarah Hill McIntyre For Attorney Heather Culp of Essex Richards, P.A. in Charlotte, every year brings the same challenge: to complete at least 50 hours of pro bono work for her fellow North Carolinians. Find out how you can volunteer with […]