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Monday-Tuesday, May 6-7, 2019

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As a first-year attorney at PNA, the North Carolina Bar Association welcomes you into the profession. 

The North Carolina Bar Association is your home for the best continuing legal education, professional development, and networking.

Tuition is complimentary for NCBA Members who are newly licensed attorneys and required by the NC State Bar to take a PNA program. 

The Professionalism for New Attorneys (PNA) program features: 

  • Year's Worth of CLE credit at no cost to you
  • The Power of Association | Newly licensed attorneys get complimentary NCBA membership through June 2021. NCBA membership benefits include membership in one of the NCBA’s 30+ sections and up to 12 hours of quality On Demand CLE from our Expert Series!

Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, location, hotel and speaker information.


Video Replay Option (see the In Depth tab for more information)

PROGRAM IS FULL. We are no longer taking registrations for this program. | Cary, North Carolina Bar Center | Monday-Tuesday, July 15-16, 2019 | #868BAR

Monday Registration/Breakfast: 8:45am 
Monday Program: 9:00am-3:30pm
Tuesday Registration/Breakfast: 8:45am
Tuesday Program: 9:00am-3:30pm

  • Dealing with the Courts | Black
  • Ethics and Grievance Committees | Brocker and Brocker
  • Overview of North Carolina State Bar | Perry
  • Pro Bono Service in North Carolina | Bart Mullikin and Mansour
  • Technology and Your Responsibility to Your Clients | Reach
  • Getting Lost in Our Own Lives | Washburn
  • A View from the Bench: Cases and Examples of Professionalism and the Challenges of Being a New Lawyer | Judge McGee and Judge Ridgeway
  • The Attorney Client Relationship | Crawford and Savage
  • Trust Accounting Rules | Hodge
  • Why Professionalism is Important to You | Thompson and Wright
  • Inner Workings of the Law Office | Lewis
  • Financial Planning Strategies | Yanke
  • - Solo/Small Firm: Organization of a Small Law Office | Barefoot and Bertics
  • - Associate: Mid to Large Size Law Firm Management | Duncan and Zyglis
  • - Corporate Counsel: Lessons in Leading from Corporate Counsel | Cottrell, Edwards and Teeter
  • - Government, Nonprofit & Education: Leading Legal Teams among Non-Lawyers | Fulton, McPherson and Payne
Product Information
Date Presented:
May 06, 2019 8:55 AM Eastern
7 hours, 35 minutes
Professionalism for New Attorneys (PNA) Spring/Summer 2019

Newly Licensed NC Attorney $0
(NCBA Member and Required by the NC State Bar to take a PNA program*)

 The NC State Bar requires full attendance at a live/webcast/video replay program in order to receive CLE credit. A PNA Course is required to be completed by:

•  12/31/2019 for those who pass the July 2018 and February 2019 North Carolina Bar Exam
•  12/31/2020 for those who pass the July 2019 and February 2020 North Carolina Bar Exam

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


North Carolina Bar Center

8000 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC 27513 | 800.228.3402 | Driving Directions 

HOTEL INFORMATION. Contact hotels directly for reservations at the special NCBA room rate. Rates are based on availability and may sell out. 

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
120 Sage Commons Way, Cary, NC 27513 | Driving Directions

  • Rates | $114 studio queen with sleeper sofa (Sunday-Thursday)
  • Reservations | 919.678.0005 (Please ask for the NCBA corporate rate)

Embassy Suites
201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Cary, NC 27513 | Driving Directions

  • Rates | $174 single/double
  • Reservations | Click here to book online (Group Code 2691626)

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

Note: The "Solo/Small Firm: Organization of a Small Law Office" track will be featured in the video replay. Materials for all tracks are provided to attendees.

Speaker Information
Seth E Barefoot   [ view bio ]
Kim Bart Mullikin   [ view bio ]
Michael W Bertics   [ view bio ]
Janet Ward Black   [ view bio ]
Deanna S Brocker   [ view bio ]
Douglas J 'Doug' Brocker   [ view bio ]
M Cabell Clay   [ view bio ]
Clara Cottrell  [ view bio ]
Troy G Crawford  [ view bio ]
Amber R Duncan  [ view bio ]
Benjamin R Edwards   [ view bio ]
Nicolette Fulton  [ view bio ]
Leanor D B Hodge   [ view bio ]
Alicia W Lewis  [ view bio ]
Nihad M Mansour   [ view bio ]
Chief Judge Linda M McGee  [ view bio ]
Brandon L McPherson   [ view bio ]
J Mark Payne   [ view bio ]
Savannah B Perry   [ view bio ]
Catherine Sanders Reach   [ view bio ]
Judge Paul C Ridgeway  [ view bio ]
Warren T Savage   [ view bio ]
M Riana Smith   [ view bio ]
Donald R 'Jay' Teeter Jr   [ view bio ]
Samuel G 'Bo' Thompson Jr  [ view bio ]
Jonathan W Washburn   [ view bio ]
Melvin F 'Mel' Wright Jr   [ view bio ]
Patrick Yanke   [ 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
Technology Training: 1.00
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