Entries by NCBA YLD


How To Survive Law School

By Sarah Cansler As soon as you get your acceptance letter into law school, you will start to receive all kinds of unsolicited advice. You should always take such advice with a grain of salt, because everyone’s experiences in law school are different, and you know (or will quickly learn) what you need to do to […]

Come One, Come All! Join the YLD In Greensboro On Aug. 24

By Cabell Clay The Young Lawyers Division has two upcoming events in Greensboro on Saturday, Aug. 24. 1. Networking Social Join the NCBA YLD on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Little Brother Brewing for a casual networking social.  Little Brother Brewing is a small, boutique brewery and taproom in downtown Greensboro.  Get to know your NCBA […]

Connect With the YLD

By Cabell Clay As the summer heat ramps up, so does the new NCBA YLD Bar Year.  I am excited to chair the Young Lawyers Division for the 2019-20 Bar Year and want to personally invite you to connect with the YLD this year in two easy ways. 1. Connect with the YLD on SLACK. […]

YLD: Legal Link Seeking Volunteer Speakers

By Sheila Spence Legal LINK is a committee of the Young Lawyers Division. Legal LINK stands for Leadership, Information, Networking, and Knowledge. This program is designed to increase interest in legal careers among high school students who are underrepresented in the legal profession. Legal LINK consists of one-hour sessions focused on each of the LINK […]

Food Bank Opportunities With the Legal Feeding Frenzy

Update: Register Legal Feeding Frenzy teams now at nclegalfeedingfrenzy.com. Food banks across North Carolina are welcoming volunteers from the legal community this January and February, and you should be one of them.  Choose from among 11 dates and locations for the one (or more) that works best for you.  To learn more or sign up, […]

A Lesson On Mindfulness and the YLD Wellness Challenge

By Neubia Harris This year, the YLD Wellness Committee instituted a Wellness Challenge between the Mountain, Piedmont, and Coastal regions of the state.  Each quarter, the attorneys in their respective regions will be highlighted for their efforts to engage in wellness activities such as physical and financial fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, and meditation.  This quarter we […]