Entries by NCBA YLD

An Interview With Jasmine H. Gregory

By Sarah Saint The NCBA YLD Diversity and Inclusion Committee has interviewed several diverse attorneys about their experiences in the law. New attorneys face many challenges, including finding mentors, fitting in, and finding their place—and diverse attorneys are no different. Here is one diverse attorney’s perspective on how she is overcoming these challenges.

An Interview With James L. Bobbitt, III

By Sarah Saint The NCBA YLD Diversity and Inclusion Committee has interviewed several diverse attorneys about their experiences in the law. New attorneys face many challenges, including finding mentors, fitting in, and finding their place—and diverse attorneys are no different. Here is one diverse attorney’s perspective on how he is overcoming these challenges.  

2019-2020 ABA YLD Scholars: A Year in Review

By Jonathan Bogues and Sheila Spence Each year the American Bar Association (ABA) invites young lawyers from throughout the nation to apply for the highly competitive and highly coveted Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Scholars Program. The principal objective of the YLD Scholars Program is to increase the participation of minority, solo/small firm, government, private sector, […]

An Interview With Katie Wong

By Sarah Saint The NCBA YLD Diversity and Inclusion Committee has interviewed several diverse attorneys about their experiences in the law. New attorneys face many challenges, including finding mentors, fitting in, and finding their place—and diverse attorneys are no different. Here is one diverse attorney’s perspective on how she is overcoming these challenges.  

An Interview With Drew Culler

By Sarah Saint The NCBA YLD Diversity and Inclusion Committee has interviewed several diverse attorneys about their experiences in the law. New attorneys face many challenges, including finding mentors, fitting in, and finding their place—and diverse attorneys are no different. Here is one diverse attorney’s perspective on how he is overcoming these challenges.

2020 Legal Feeding Frenzy Update and Award Winners

This year’s N.C. Legal Feed Frenzy raised $151,083.00, equivalent to 604,332 pounds of food. A total of 60 teams participated. Thanks to Feeding the Carolinas, all online processing fees were covered and 100 percent of the donations went directly to our local food banks. With these funds, food banks are assisting families affected by COVID-19, […]

Avoiding the “Quarantine 15”

By Finley Funsten The quarantine 15, the freshman 15, the “it’s tailgating season” 15 . . . whatever you want to call it, weight gain is a fixed science. It comes down to energy balance: consuming more calories than you expend. But managing this during quarantine can be simple! From my professional perspective, it boils […]

How to Make It Work While Working from Home

By Samantha E. Gordon One word has been on everyone’s mind lately: Coronavirus. When will the stay-at-home orders be lifted? When can I go to the grocery store without worrying about whether I will find toilet paper? When can I go eat at my favorite restaurant again or will my favorite restaurant even be open […]