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Lawyers Mutual Board Member Ronald L. Gibson receives 2018 Chief Justice’s Professionalism Award

Lawyers Mutual board member and Charlotte attorney Ronald L. Gibson was presented with the 2018 Chief Justice’s Professionalism Award on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by Chief Justice Mark Martin at the joint North Carolina State Bar and North Carolina Bar Association’s Annual Professionalism Dinner.

The Chief Justice’s Professionalism Award is presented annually to an individual whose contributions have demonstrated the highest commitment to genuine professionalism and the highest standards of legal ethics. Entries are sought from those eligible that have demonstrated the good that can be accomplished by turning intellectual honesty, compassion, and practical skills in the practice of law.

Lawyers Mutual President Dan Zureich says, “Ron Gibson being honored as a recipient of this award is further testament to his strong sense of values and dedication. It reaffirms what we already know and admire about him. He is very deserving and Lawyers Mutual is honored to be able to count him as a board member.”

Lawyers Mutual welcomed Ron Gibson to the Board of Directors in 2012. He practices with the law firm of Ruff, Bond, Cobb, Wade & Bethune, L.L.P. in Charlotte, focusing his efforts on corporate, business law and general practice. A graduate of Davidson College and the University Of North Carolina School Of Law, Ron served as a Law Clerk to Federal District Court Judge James B. McMillan and was in private law practice with Chambers, Stein, Ferguson & Becton. His experience also includes Associate General Counsel and Vice President of Marketing with Duke Power Company; Principal with Scott, Madden & Associates, a management consulting firm; and owner of an insurance and financial services agency. Ron represents Mecklenburg County as a State Bar Councilor where he serves as Chair of the Administrative and Legislative Committees. Ron is a former President of the NC State Bar.

About Lawyers Mutual Liability Insurance Company of North Carolina

Lawyers Mutual, founded in 1977, is the first mutually owned insurance company for lawyers in the country. Lawyers Mutual is the only company that has provided continuous coverage to North Carolina lawyers during that time. Its reputation for leadership, professionalism and commitment to its attorneys has become a standard for other malpractice insurance providers. The mission at Lawyers Mutual is not only to protect North Carolina lawyers with the best possible financial coverage against professional liability, but also to provide education and risk management resources to help them better serve their clients and the public. For more information, call 800.662.8843, follow Lawyers Mutual on Twitter @LawyersMutualNC, connect on our LinkedIn page, like us on Facebook or visit www.lawyersmutualnc.com.

About the North Carolina State Bar

The North Carolina State Bar is the state agency responsible for regulating the legal profession in the public interest and is headquartered in Raleigh.

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Julie Beavers, Director of Client Services

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