Crystal Carlisle Appointed Chair of NCBA Professionalism Committee

Crystal Carlisle has been appointed chair of the NCBA Professionalism Committee.  The Professionalism Committee develops and oversees professionalism initiatives and recommends a recipient for the annual H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award.


Deanna Presented Ethics CLE

Deanna presented a legal ethics CLE to the Family Law Section associated with the Mecklenburg County Bar Association on April 9, 2021.

Deanna Presented at NCBA Professionalism CLE

Deanna presented and served as a panelist for a North Carolina Bar Association CLE program entitled “Professionalism in a Virtual World” on December 4, 2020.

Sherri Roycroft Published in Attorney At Law Magazine

Sherri Roycroft’s article, “Brush Up On Your Intake,” was published in the December 2020 Attorney At Law Magazine.  Read the article here.

Dauna and Doug Present at NCBA PNA Program

On October 21, Dauna Bartley and Doug Brocker spoke at the North Carolina Bar Association Professionalism for New Admittees program at the Bar Center in Cary with approximately 190 attorneys participating remotely.  Dauna’s presentation focused on the State Bar’s Ethics Committee and process and was entitled, “What to Do if Faced with an Ethics Dilemma?”    Doug’s presentation focused on the State Bar grievance committee and process and was entitled, “Avoiding and Defending State Bar Grievances.”

Doug and Deanna Present at the Dan K. Moore Program in Ethics through UNC School of Law

On October 16, 2020, Doug and Deanna Brocker presented and served on a panel of attorneys for the Dan K. Moore Program in Ethics through the UNC School of Law.  The topic of their presentation was entitled, “Lapses in Judgment: How to Avoid Professional Discipline.”  The issues in the program addressed current ethical issues faced by lawyers, with a focus on in-house counsel and private attorneys representing corporations.

Doug and Crystal Present at WCBA PNA program

On October 14, 2020, Doug Brocker and Crystal Carlisle presented a CLE on “The Pitfalls and Ethical Considerations of Social Media Use” for the Wake County Bar Association, Professionalism for New Attorneys Program.

Dauna Bartley Published in NCBA Blog

Dauna Bartley’s article, “The Mediator’s Duty of Confidentiality – When Does It Attach?,” was published in the NCBA Dispute Resolution Section blog on September 14, 2020.  Read the article here.

Dauna Bartley Presented at 8/26/20 WCBA Family Law Update CLE Program

On August 26, 2020, Dauna co-presented on “Ethics Challenges in Family Law” with Caitlin Bush of Tharrington Smith to over 140 virtual attendees at the Wake County Bar Association’s annual Family Law Update CLE.

Dauna Bartley Appointed Co-Chair of NCBA Ethics Committee

Dauna Bartley has been appointed co-chair of the NCBA Administrative Law Section Ethics Committee.  In this role, she is responsible for monitoring and reviewing the reports and activities of the State Bar Ethics Committee and disseminating any information to the Administrative Law Section membership that may be relevant and of interest to the members.