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NCBA 2024 Annual Meeting CLE and Professional Development Programming

The NCBA 2024 Annual Meeting features a variety of continuing legal education and professional development programming.

From looking at the past and future 125 years of the NCBA to harnessing the power of artificial intelligence, you don't want to miss this great lineup of continuing legal education and professional development.

Join us at this year's Annual Meeting in Charlotte!


  • The Increasingly Elastic JD: Unconventional Career Paths
  • Current Views of the Judiciary and Judicial Independence in North Carolina, Part 2
  • Diversity in the Judiciary: The Role of Representation in Equal Justice
  • Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence: A Practical Guide for Lawyers
  • Hanging Out to Hanging Up Your Shingle: A Roadmap to Owning and Selling a Law Practice
  • A Look At The Past and Future 125 Years of the NCBA

In-Person Live
Friday, June 21, 2024
1:50–5:05 PM

View the full program agenda.

Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College Street, Charlotte


  • Judge Karlene S. Turrentine, North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings, Raleigh (Moderator)
  • J. Michael Bitzer, Catawba College, Salisbury
  • Rachel M. Blunk, ShipBob Inc., Burlington (Moderator)
  • Trey Bright, Bright Law PLLC, Fayetteville
  • A. Todd Brown Sr., Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Charlotte
  • Daniel Brunstetter, Broadtree Partners, Charlotte
  • Christopher A. Cooper, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee
  • Kearns Davis, Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP, Greensboro
  • Latasia A. Fields, North Carolina Department of Justice, Raleigh (Moderator)
  • Scheree Gilchrist, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Raleigh
  • Chase Hardy, Griffin Purnell, San Antonio, TX
  • Elizabeth A. James, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation, Raleigh
  • Harrison A. Lord, Lord & Lindley PLLC, Charlotte
  • Jose Luis, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Charlotte
  • Erik Mazzone, Outmanage LLC, Raleigh (Moderator)
  • Chigozie Ogwuegbu-Stephens, Wells Fargo Bank, Charlotte
  • Anna V. Stearns, Sneed & Stearns PA, Black Mountain
  • Camille Stell, Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of NC, Cary
  • Joe Stewart, Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, Cary (Moderator)

North Carolina Bar Association

  • Ebony Freeland Bryant, North Carolina Bar Association, Cary
  • Steven B. "Steve" Epstein, Poyner Spruill LLP, Raleigh
  • Latasia A. Fields, North Carolina Department of Justice, Raleigh
  • Nan E. Hannah, Hannah Sheridan & Cochran LLP, Raleigh
  • Jason M. Hensley, North Carolina Bar Association, Cary

North Carolina: Up to 3.00 MCLE Hours

1.00 Ethics/Professional Responsibility
1.00 Technology Training


In-Person Live:

  • Member Rate $150

Register online through the NCBA 2024 Annual Meeting webpage. Member registration includes access to the CLE sessions and all events except the Awards Dinner & Presidential Installation, which must be purchased separately.  For assistance, contact the Contact Kawada King at