Entries by NCBA YLD

October YLD E-Blast

Submitted by Rachel Matesic DATES TO KNOW October 18, 2019 | Legal LINK Leadership Session | Durham | 12:00 pm October 22-23, 2019 | Professionalism for New Attorneys CLE | Cary October 28, 2019 | Lunch with Law Students | Elon University School of Law | 11:45-1:00 pm October 31, 2019 | Lunch with Law […]

Get Involved: National Pro Bono Week

By Samantha E. Unmann According to Black’s Law Dictionary, Pro Bono is a Latin term meaning for the public good. That’s exactly why attorneys participate in legal service opportunities and why YOU should be participating in them too. The National Celebration of Pro Bono Week is October 20-25 and that means it is a month […]

Grab a Coffee Program

By Spencer S. Fritts Last year, the Law Student Outreach Committee of the Young Lawyers Division started a new and exciting initiative—the Grab a Coffee Program.  When creating the Grab a Coffee Program, our committee sought to create something that would require low investments of time and energy from our NCBA members yet offer high […]

September YLD E-Blast

DATES TO KNOW September 12, 2019 | Family Law Section Networking Event | Pinehurst | 5:30 pm September 13, 2019 | Litigation Networking Event | Raleigh | 5:00 pm September 18, 2019 | Minorities in the Profession Committee Attorney-Student Networking | Campbell Law School | 5:30-7:30pm September 26, 2019 | Insurance Law Social Event | […]


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, […]