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100 Years of the Mecklenburg County Bar

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100 Years of the Mecklenburg County Bar As Charlotte, North Carolina evolved from small trading town to major American city and banking center, so also grew a profession with a long history that reflects the growth of the region in which it exists. The Mecklenburg County Bar is celebrating 100 years, and is looking back on the trials, the people and the evolution of the lawyer profession here in our area. We'll take a look back - and a look at the future - of the Mecklenburg Bar, with a panel of area attorneys who have been a part of that history. Guests Ozzie Ayscue - Former President of the Mecklenburg County Bar and of the NC Bar Association. One of the editors of An Independent Profession: A Centennial History of the Mecklenburg County Bar Mo Idlibby - Charlotte attorney and member of the Mecklenburg County Bar (representing "younger" bar members) Shirley Fulton - Co-chair of the Mecklenburg Bar's Centennial Committee. First woman in Mecklenburg County elected to the Superior Court Bench and first African American woman president of the Mecklenburg County Bar (2005) Event | 'Picturing the Past: A History of the Mecklenburg County Bar' at Levine Museum of the New South opens January 19th. Add and read comments