Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Charles Davis, Gary Tash, and Judge Paul Jones have all received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The North Carolina State Bar has received inquiries from members of the public about letters sent to them by “Mason C. Donovan.” The letters indicate that Mason C. Donovan is a North Carolina lawyer practicing with the Charlotte firm “Donovan and Paquette.”
Monday, August 21, 2017
The Board of Paralegal Certification donated $25,000 to the North Carolina Supreme Court Historical Society to help fund the production of a documentary celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Melvin F. Wright Jr. received the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award in Asheville, North Carolina, on July 27, 2017.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The State Bar first alerted North Carolina lawyers to the compromised email wire instructions fraud scheme in April 2015. Unfortunately, over two years later, North Carolina lawyers continue to fall prey to this scam, causing millions of dollars of losses to clients and law firms.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
AP news has published an article about North Carolina becoming the first state in the nation to require not only prosecutors, but also attorneys in private practice to reveal any evidence of innocence they become aware of after a conviction.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
North Carolina State Bar President Mark Merritt has written an article about the recent Dental Board decision, which will appear in the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility’s newsletter, The Professional Lawyer.