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Members Participate in Business Court CLE & Luncheon

Wilson to speak during CLE session; McDowell to provide luncheon remarks
May 17, 2013
Hilton Charlotte Center City

The Mecklenburg County Bar is hosting a North Carolina Business Court CLE and luncheon on May 17 at Hilton Charlotte Center City.  Intellectual Property Member Mark Wilson and Litigation Member Valecia McDowell will both participate in portions of the day's programming.

The CLE, entitled “An Attorney’s Guide to the North Carolina Business Court:  Navigating North Carolina’s Specialized Forum for Complex Civil Litigation,” will be held from 8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.  The seminar was planned to provide a "behind the curtains" look at the North Carolina Business Court, the State's specialized forum for complex civil litigation.  Wilson will specifically participate in the “Business Court Designation Pros and Cons:  What Gets in the Door, Who Benefits & Why?” session from 9 - 10 a.m.

The CLE will be immediately followed by "The Role of the Business Court in North Carolina's Economy" luncheon and keynote panel address.  McDowell will provide remarks, along with Kobi Brinson, Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Bank of America, and Bob Stephens, Chief Legal Counsel to Governor Pat McCrory.  

The keynote panel will be moderated by James T. Williams, Jr., of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP, and will feature the Honorable John R. Jolly, Jr., Chief Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases (Raleigh); the Honorable James L. Gale, Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases (Greensboro); the Honorable Calvin E. Murphy, Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases (Charlotte); and the Honorable Ben F. Tennille, former Chief Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases.