Caroline Mitchell Chosen for Mecklenburg Bar Leadership Institute

February 7, 2019 (Charlotte, N.C.)—James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. (JMD) is pleased to announce that Caroline T. Mitchell has been selected to participate in the 2019 Bar Leadership Institute, sponsored by the Mecklenburg County Bar and the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation.

The purpose of this five-month educational program is to encourage lawyers in the development of their professional and leadership skills within the Bar, the Foundation, the legal profession and the community. Starting this month, Caroline will participate in a series of training sessions along with 17 other Mecklenburg young lawyers.

JMD has a long history of attorneys participating in the BLI and related activities. Upon completing the program, Caroline will join 11 other JMD attorneys who are BLI graduates, including Sarah M. Brady (2009), John R. Brickley (2015), Jon P. Carroll (2011), Jonathan D. Feit (2006), J. Alex Heroy (2014), Adam L. Horner (2012), Lauren E. Leader (2018), Adam L. Ross (2008), Claire J. Samuels (2013), John Paul Tsahakis (2014), and M. Neya Warren (2007). In addition, JMD litigator Jon Carroll previously served as the 2014-2015 Chair of the Bar Leadership Institute Committee, and JMD attorneys Katie Holliday, Ed Hinson and Pender McElroy have all presented at several BLI sessions in past years.

Caroline Mitchell’s family law practice encompasses premarital agreements, separation agreements, equitable distribution, spousal support, child support, child custody, alienation of affection, criminal conversation, and appeals. Caroline graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2012, where she focused her studies on family law, trial preparation and appellate practice. Her hard work generated awards and distinction among her peers, and she received honors in advanced family law, trial practice, appellate advocacy and the appellate clinic, and was elected class representative to the Student Bar Association every year. In addition, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers awarded her with their North Carolina Chapter Law School Student Award.

To learn more information about the Mecklenburg Bar Leadership Institute, click here.