The Judicial Diversity program in North Carolina provides networking opportunities for lawyers from underrepresented communities, and panels to educate lawyers and the public on the importance of diversity in the judiciary.
Upcoming Events in North Carolina
December 2013. Panel Discussion on Judicial Diversity, to be held in Charlotte.
The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments are provided.
The Lawyers’ Committee will bring together an esteemed panel of five diverse state and federal judges serving in North Carolina, held at the Gantt Center in downtown Charlotte. Panelists will discuss their own career backgrounds and paths to the bench. The panel discussion will be followed by one-on-one discussions with audience members potentially interested in becoming judges in the future.
Panelists include: Yvonne Mims Evans, Resident Superior Court Judge, Judicial District 26, Calvin E. Murphy, Special Superior Court Judge For Complex Business Cases, Regan A. Miller, Chief District Court Judge, Mecklenburg County, Rickeye McKoy-Mitchell, District Court Judge, Mecklenburg County, and Theresa Holmes-Simmons, Judge, United States Immigration Court.
Other questions? please contact [email protected]
Past Events in North Carolina
October 2013. Panel Discussion, “The Importance of Judicial Diversity and Paths to the Bench.”
The Lawyers’ Committee brought together an esteemed panel of six diverse state and federal judges serving in North Carolina, hosted by North Carolina Central University School of Law. Panelists discussed their own career backgrounds and paths to the bench. The panel discussion was followed by one-on-one discussions with audience members potentially interested in becoming judges in the future.
Panelists included: Judge Joe L. Webster, U.S. Federal Magistrate; Judge Wanda G. Bryant, North Carolina Court of Appeals; Judge Elaine M. Bushfan, Durham County Superior Court; Judge Doretta L. Walker, Durham County District Court; Judge William A. Marsh III, Durham County District Court; and Judge Vince M. Rozier, Jr., Wake County District Court.