NCAJ Summer Convention 2016

Need CLE?  Want to go to the Beach?  Maybe stay at the Wilmington Riverside Hilton? JusticeCON 2016 SCHOLARSHIP


The JusticeCON Scholarship experience is unparalleled – Bill Powers, President Elect 


The Endowment – Ward Black Law JusticeCON 2016 SCHOLARSHIP provides the chance to attend Summer Convention, which includes:

  • FREE Registration to the 2016 Convention in Wilmington
  • FREE Room at the Wilmington Hilton
  • FREE CLE – 12 Hours Continuing Legal Education


Free Registration, CLE, Social Events and Networking?  What an Amazing Opportunity! – Chris Nichols, President NCAJ



Time is of the Essence.  The APPLICATION DEADLINE is Monday, May 9, 2016.



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  • Help a Young Lawyer
  • Write a Recommendation
  • Encourage them to Attend
  • Tell Them About the JusticeCON 2016 SCHOLARSHIP
  • #JusticeCON



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Convention Chairs N. Cole Williams and Ann Ochsner have invited two national speakers to #JusticeCON 2016:


Keynote SpeakerCynthia E. Jones, American University Law Professor Expert on Mass Incarceration Metrics 


Luncheon Speaker – Staci Zaretsky, Editor of “Above the Law.” Legal Blogger for“Lawyerist” and “Ms. JD”

The North Carolina Advocates for Justice NCAJ is a voluntary attorney association with approximately 3,000 active members.  NCAJ holds two annual conventions, during which Continuing Legal Education is offered to member attendees.

Traditionally “Mountain Magic” takes place in Asheville, North Carolina at the Grove Park Inn.  The Summer Convention is held in June and this year takes place in Wilmington, North Carolina and is hosted by the Wilmington Hilton Riverside.

A Masters of Advocacy traditionally involve two primary, general practice groups:  Criminal Masters of Advocacy and the Civil Masters of Advocacy.  The Summer Convention 2016 #JusticeCON focuses this year on Mass Incarceration and Millennial Issues in the Practice of Law.

The JusticeCON 2016 Scholarship includes:

  • Convention Registration Costs
  • Masters in Advocacy – Criminal or Civil
  • Hotel Accommodations

Seven North Carolina Advocates for Justice “Young Lawyer” Members will be chosen.  Selection is based upon:

  • Membership Status
  • Financial Need
  • Letter of Recommendation





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