Entries by NCBA Division

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 […]

Opening Doors For Visiting Haitian Lawyers

By Rachel Blunk We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. — T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets Business, industry, law, and relationships straddle our oceans more often than not in a world increasingly connected through technology. […]