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Lawyers Mutual welcomes seventh summer associate through NCBA’s Minorities in the Profession Committee program

Lawyers Mutual is pleased to welcome Cynthia Hernandez, a 1L at Elon University School of Law.  Lawyers Mutual partnered once again with the North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession (“MIP”) Summer Associate Program to hire one of the state’s brightest minority law students.  Lawyers Mutual is committed to investing in the future of the profession and partnering with the MIP Committee has been a great way to do so.

Cynthia Hernandez joins the team at Lawyers Mutual for six weeks. Lawyers Mutual summer associates work closely with claims attorneys and obtain experience conducting research, drafting documents and attending mediations. Summer associates also write at least one post for the Byte of Prevention blog. During the six weeks, Cynthia will have the opportunity to attend programs and meetings with other legal professionals. As a company that places value of meaningful relationships, Lawyer Mutual helps summer associates make connections in the legal community that will benefit them as they continue their education and transition into practice.

“The partnership between Lawyers Mutual and the MIP Committee allows us to continue our support of the legal community by providing a practical learning opportunity for a motivated first year law student. We are delighted to welcome Cynthia to the Lawyers Mutual team for the summer and expose her to interesting legal matters and valuable networking opportunities.  Cynthia represents the future of the profession, so we all gain from the experience,” says Director of Client Services Julie Beavers.

About the Minorities in the Profession Committee

The Minorities in the Profession Committee (MIP) is a committee of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) dedicated to promoting an increased presence of minorities in the legal profession; the ongoing education of minorities in the legal profession; the betterment of life for those minorities in the legal profession; providing the public with quality information regarding issues of concern to minority lawyers; and educating the public about the contributions of North Carolina’s minority lawyers.

About Cynthia

Cynthia is a 1L at Elon University School of Law. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Maryland College Park where she was a member of Tau Sigma National Honor Society. Cynthia is President of the Hispanic and Latinx Law Students Association. She enjoys soccer and plays in an adult co-ed soccer league.

About Lawyers Mutual

Lawyers Mutual, founded in 1977, is the first lawyers mutual insurance company in the country and has provided continuous professional liability coverage to North Carolina lawyers for 40 years. Its reputation for leadership, professionalism, and commitment to its attorneys sets the standard for other legal malpractice insurance providers.

The mission at Lawyers Mutual is not only to provide the best protection to North Carolina lawyers but also to provide education and risk management resources to help its insured attorneys better serve their clients and the public. 

For more information, call 800.662.8843, follow us on Twitter @LawyersMutualNC, connect on our LinkedIn page, like us on Facebook or visit www.lawyersmutualnc.com.

Media Contact
Julie Beavers, Director of Client Services
800.662.8843 or julie@lawyersmutualnc.com