Entries by NCBA YLD

YLD December E-Blast

DATES TO KNOW December 11, 2019 |”Pathway to the Judiciary” Panel | Cary | 6:00 pm January 16, 2019 | Lawyers & The Rule of Law I Greensboro I 5:00 pm January 23, 2020 | Diversity & Inclusion Mixer | Greensboro | 5:30 pm January 23, 2020 | Law Student Division Networking Reception | Cary […]

Civic Engagement Committee December 11 Panel

By Bryan Norris You don’t need a doctorate in American History (let alone a law degree) to know the vital role attorneys have played in the development of our nation.  And yet, according to recent data, lawyers are considered by the public to contribute less than any other profession to society’s well-being.  That negative perception […]

Legal LINK

Who are we? Legal LINK is a subcommittee of the North Carolina Bar Association 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 […]

YLD Winter Quarterly Meeting Report

By Kristen M. Kirby On Saturday, November 16, more than 30 young lawyers from across North Carolina gathered in-person and by phone for the YLD’s winter quarterly meeting in Wilmington. During the meeting, we heard reports from our YLD officers and each of our 14 committees. It is safe to say that our committees have […]

YLD November E-Blast

DATES TO KNOW November 14, 2019 | YLD Diversity & Inclusion Know Your Rights Program I Durham I 5:00 pm November 15, 2019 | Legal LINK Information Session | Durham | 12:00 pm November 16, 2019 | YLD Winter Quarterly Meeting | Wilmington | 9:00 am November 16, 2019 | YLD Social & Boat Tour […]

The Beach is calling! Join the YLD in Wilmington on 11/16

By M. Cabell Clay Join the Young Lawyers Division in Wilmington for our Winter Quarterly Council Meeting and social activities!  At the Council Meeting, we will review the current happenings of the YLD and continue with planning for upcoming activities.  After conducting business, we will enjoy family friendly social and networking activities.  All YLD Members […]

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 | […]