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Original Program: May 15-16, 2018

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Why settle for boring?

This CLE is your first obligation from the State Bar after you’re licensed. Don’t waste this opportunity on just another course that meets the requirements. 

Join the NCBA for the largest PNA in North Carolina. Spend the program with your friends and future colleagues for the most fun two-day program on professionalism you’ll find anywhere.

Why take PNA with the NCBA?

  • Bonus materials | Receive a free electronic copy of the award-winning publication How to Try Your Case Like a Professional by Christopher Parrish and Law Practice Management by long time practitioner George Lennon...both are must-haves for the new attorney. 
  • Free NCBA membership | Newly licensed attorneys get free NCBA membership benefits through June 2019; membership also includes one free section! See the benefits here

Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, video replay and speaker information.

  • Dealing with the Courts | Black
  • Ethics and Grievance Committees | Brocker and Brocker
  • Overview of the North Carolina State Bar | Brown
  • Pro Bono Service in North Carolina | Mansour and Bart Mullikin
  • Getting Lost in Our Own Lives | Moraites
  • Why Professionalism is Important to You | Thompson
  • A View from the Bench: Cases and Examples of Professionalism and the Challenges of Being a New Lawyer | McGee and Ridgeway
  • The Attorney-Client Relationship – Things Every Attorney Needs to Know | Brown and Crawford
  • Trust Accounting Rules! | Bolac
  • Technology and Your Responsibility to Your Clients | Huffman
  • Starting Out: Financial Planning Strategies | Yanke
  • Solo/Small Firm Breakout Session | Organization of a Small Law Office | Bertics, Lennon and McCuiston
  • Associate Breakout Session | Mid to Large Size Law Firm Management | Barrow and Zyglis
  • Corporate Counsel Breakout Session | Finding your Place: Perspectives from Young Lawyers in Corporate Legal Departments | Gonzalez
  • Government/Public Service Breakout Session | Organization of a Government Legal Department
  • Solo/Small Firm Breakout Session | Running a Small Law Office – Panel Discussion | Bertics, Duncan and Lennon
  • Associate Breakout Session | Organization of a Mid to Large Size Law Firm | Holmes and Patel
  • Corporate Counsel Breakout Session | Thriving in Your Legal Career | Hensley
  • Government/Public Service Breakout Session | Representing Local Governments and Law Firm Organization
Product Information
Date Presented:
May 15, 2018 8:55 AM Eastern
1 day, 7 hours
Professionalism for New Attorneys (PNA) Spring/Summer 2018
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts will automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%! 

Newly Licensed NC Attorney
(Required by the NC State Bar to take a PNA program*)
$235 / $210 Early
Established Attorney
(Please call the CLE Department to register: 800.228.3402)
$540 / $485 Early

 The NC State Bar requires attendance at a live/webcast/replay program and the completion of a written evaluation of the program in order to receive CLE credit. A PNA Course is required to be completed by:

•  12/31/2018 for those who pass the July 2017 and February 2018 North Carolina Bar Exam
•  12/31/2019 for those who pass the July 2018 and February 2019 North Carolina Bar Exam

Click here for the full NC State Bar rules and exemptions on PNA.

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  


Speaker Information
Mary Aiken Barrow   [ view bio ]
Kim Bart Mullikin   [ view bio ]
Michael W Bertics   [ view bio ]
Janet Ward Black   [ view bio ]
Peter G Bolac   [ view bio ]
Deanna S Brocker   [ view bio ]
Douglas J Brocker  [ view bio ]
C Patrick F Brown  [ view bio ]
Troy G Crawford   [ view bio ]
Damon T Duncan   [ view bio ]
M Denisse Gonzalez   [ view bio ]
Paul J Griffin   [ view bio ]
Jason M Hensley   [ view bio ]
Ashley P Holmes   [ view bio ]
Brandon J Huffman   [ view bio ]
George W Lennon   [ view bio ]
Nihad M Mansour  [ view bio ]
W Thomas McCuiston   [ view bio ]
Chief Judge Linda M McGee   [ view bio ]
Robynn E Moraites  [ view bio ]
Judge Paul C Ridgeway  [ view bio ]
Samuel G 'Bo' Thompson Jr   [ view bio ]
Patrick Yanke, CFP   [ view bio ]
Maureen M Zyglis  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 12.00
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 11.00
Substance Abuse/Mental Health (SA/MH): 1.00
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