Sunday, August 19, 2007

Next Meeting: September 21st

Guest Speaker: The Honorable Kristin H. Ruth, a district court judge in Wake County, who is also running for the NC Court of Appeals will be presenting a program she has established in Wake County to assist in the enforcement of child support. Judge Ruth has been instrumental in implementing alternatives to incarceration and promotes employment resources, electronic house arrest and mediation in the disposition of her cases. In 2000, Judge Ruth was awarded the North Carolina Child Support Council’s Distinguish Service of Excellence Award, in 2003 she received the national American Business Woman of the Year Award by the American Business Women’s Association, and in 2004, Judge Ruth was awarded the Commissioner’s Judge of the Year Award presented by the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement in Washington, DC.
She currently serves on the board for Carolina Dispute Settlement Services, Carolina Correctional Services, National Council for Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the Federal Child Support Task Force and the Chief Justice’s Commission for Professionalism.

Announcement: Thursday, October 18th, The Honorable Ruth Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court will be speaking at the Grove Park Inn Resort and Spa. The reception begins at 4:30 pm, followed by a Conversation and a Dinner at 6:30 pm. The cost of the dinner is $50.00 and the registration deadline is October 9th. To RSVP, call the NC Bar Association at 800-228-3402 and for hotel reservations, call the Grove Park at 800-438-0050. If you are interested in attending, please contact Taylor, as she is planning on driving.

Mark your Calendar: Friday October 26. Cabarrus Bar Association CLE. Free for all members.

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