Lawyers Mutual Western Carolina Community Board Member Jackie Grant is NCBA President-Elect
CARY, NC-- We are pleased to announce and celebrate community board member Jackie Grant who has been named President-elect of the NCBA. Jackie has served on our Western Carolina Community Board since its installation in 2015.
The announcement was made at the NCBA annual meeting in Asheville, NC which took place in June. Jackie is a partner and litigator at Roberts & Stevens. Last year, Jackie was recognized at the annual meeting as a Citizen Lawyer recipient. Jackie was a distinguished member of the North Carolina Bar Association Board of Governors from 2010-2013. She served as President of the 28th Judicial District (Buncombe County) Bar Association from 2014-2015 and has been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyer in Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice since 2011. Jackie was elected to Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for Employment Law in 2013, 2016 and 2017.
Jackie is an Asheville native and is active in her community. She has served on the boards of several local organizations including the YWCA, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Western North Carolina and the City of Asheville Sustainable Economic Development Task Force. Professionally, she is a member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, and North Carolina Bar Association Litigation Council.
Lawyers Mutual Vice President of Client Services, Camille Stell says this about working with Jackie, “When you ask Jackie to serve on your board, expect her to take it seriously. Jackie is a valued member of our Western Carolina Community Board and she shares her insights about law practice in western North Carolina, as well as serves as an ambassador for Lawyers Mutual in her travels across the state.”
Jackie will begin her tenure as the 124th President of the NCBA in June 2018 where she will succeed current NCBA President Caryn Coppedge McNeill.
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Media Contact Camille Stell, Vice President of Client Services 800.662.8843 or Camille@lawyersmutualnc.com