Events

The NCADA provides exceptional professional development and networking opportunities with fellow members from across the state, in-house and public sector legal counsel, the judiciary, law schools and other bar affiliated groups. 

Our programs provide valuable resources for practical legal education specific to civil defense trial attorneys where you can hone your trial advocacy skills and participate in collaborative educational opportunities in small group practice specific sessions.

Join us at one of our upcoming events!

Upcoming events

    • 13 Dec 2019
    • 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Elizabeth City - YMCA at the Pines, 1525 N Road St, Card Room
    • 24
    Registration is closed

    Join us in Elizabeth City for video replays of
    popular NCADA seminars from 2019.   

    Review, Reflect & Reveal: Legal Reflections from 2019 offers 6.5 hours of CLE, including 1.0 hour of Ethics/Professional Responsibility, 1.0 hour Substance Abuse/Mental Health Awareness, and 1.0 hour of Technology.

    Replays include: 

    • Case Law Updates January - June 2019,  Dixie Wells, Ellis & Winters, LLP & Case Law Updates July to October 2019, Leslie Packer, Ellis & Winters, LLP

    • Mediation Rules & Ruminations: 3 Perspectives --Kate Deiter-Maradei, Deiter Mediation; David Hood, Patrick Harper & Dixon, LLP; Jeremy Vaughan, NC Farm Bureau; Philip Collins, Bailey & Dixon, LLP, Moderator.

    • Psychology of Retirement: Preparing for Life After the Daily Practice of Law (Substance Abuse Credit)--Nan E. Hannah, Hannah Sheridan & Cochran, LLP
    • Investigations in the Age of Geosocial Data--Stephen Roper, Digistream 
      Technology at Trial--Litigating with Video Evidence (Technology Credit)--Christopher M. Kelly, Gallivan White & Boyd, P.A.

    • Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Claims in the #MeToo Era (Ethics Credit)

    Program Flyer

    • 31 Jan 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Sheraton Imperial, 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703
    Register

    The 2020 Winter Workshop will be held Friday, January 31, 2020, at the Sheraton Imperial in Durham. Workshop will again feature sessions that cross practice lines as well as focus on specialty areas by bringing members together for professional responsibility and general interest topics. Our Practice Groups will lead sessions tailored specifically to your practice needs.

    Connect, engage and share information with your colleagues from across North Carolina at the 5th Annual Winter Workshop.


    Highlights

    • The always popular Case Law Update
    • The Business and the Practical Case for Diversity
    • Recognizing Mental Health & Substance Abuse in Colleagues & Staff
    • Video Replay of The Importance of a Mediator to Have Expertise in the Subject Matter of a Case
    • Substantive Practice Group Roundtables 

    This seminar will provide up to 5 hours of CLE including 1 hour substance abuse and 1 hour professionalism/ethics credit. An additional hour of ethics will be available by video replay that will count toward Certified Mediator Credit Hour.

    The Sheraton Imperial is offering a discounted rate for Thursday night. To make a reservation and take advantage of the rate, please contact them.


    • 26 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Atlanta Zoo, Atlanta, Georgia

    Women litigators in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee are teaming up to support, educate and advance women civil litigators in the first Southeastern Women Litigators Conference to be held on March 26, 2020 at the Atlanta Zoo.

    An early arrivals reception and Dine-Arounds will be held on March 25th. 

    While the program agenda has not been finalized, this one-day seminar will combine speakers and panelists who will discuss developing leadership and career building skills.  Presentations will also explore challenges, risks and rewards on the path to having a fulfilling and productive career for women lawyers.

    Sponsor opportunities are available for both law firms and corporate counsel companies.  Contact Lynette Pitt for more information.  Download Sponsor Prospectus here.

    Check back often for event updates, agenda and open registration!


    • 11 Jun 2020
    • 14 Jun 2020
    • Omni Hilton, Hilton Head Island, SC

    Save the Date for our 43rd Annual Meeting on June 11-14, 2020.  We return to Hilton Head and return to the Omni Hilton (formerly the Hilton Oceanfront Resort) where NCADA held annual meetings for many years.  It'll be like coming home!

    This year, we will host our bi-ennial Judicial Candidates' Forum in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.  Candidates seeking seats on North Carolina's appellate courts will be invited to address members and guests on Friday, June 12.

    Stay tune for more details regarding accommodations, programming and social networking!

Past events

06 Nov 2019 Government Info & Ideas Exchange
16 Oct 2019 DRI Annual Meeting
04 Oct 2019 2019 Fall Seminar
23 Aug 2019 Mastering the Expert Deposition
13 Jun 2019 President's Dinner: An Evening with the Judiciary
13 Jun 2019 42nd Annual Meeting & Spring Program
30 May 2019 Ethics Video Replay & After Hours Networking
04 Apr 2019 Charlotte Area Member & Judicial Meet n' Greet
27 Feb 2019 Video: Doing What's Right &/or Things You Need To Know, Wilmington
12 Feb 2019 Video: Doing What's Right &/or Things You Need To Know, Raleigh
25 Jan 2019 2019 Winter Workshop
14 Dec 2018 Video: Doing What's Right &/or Things You Need To Know, Elizabeth City
07 Dec 2018 2018 Fall Seminar CLE Video Replay Wilmington
07 Dec 2018 2018 Fall Seminar CLE Video Replay Charlotte
06 Dec 2018 2018 Fall Seminar CLE Video Replay Raleigh
25 Oct 2018 Rescheduled! Charlotte Area Member & Judicial Evening Social and Get Together
28 Sep 2018 2018 Fall Seminar & Judicial Candidates' Forum
13 Sep 2018 CANCELED. Charlotte Area Member & Judicial Reception
09 Aug 2018 Great Adverse Depositions, Principles and Principal Techniques
14 Jun 2018 President's Dinner, An Evening with the Judiciary
14 Jun 2018 41st Annual Meeting & Spring Program
17 May 2018 Triangle Member & Judicial Reception
23 Mar 2018 What is it Like to Be White in America?
26 Feb 2018 Video: Doing What's Right &/or Things You Need To Know, Asheville
23 Feb 2018 Video: Doing What's Right &/or Things You Need To Know, Raleigh
23 Feb 2018 Video: Going Through the Motions, Raleigh
02 Feb 2018 2018 Winter Workshop
13 Dec 2017 Video: Doing What's Right &/or Things You Need To Know, Raleigh
13 Dec 2017 Video: Doing What's Right &/or Things You Need To Know, Elizabeth City
01 Dec 2017 Video: Going Through the Motions, Asheville
04 Oct 2017 2017 DRI Annual Meeting
29 Sep 2017 2017 Fall Seminar
18 Aug 2017 Going Through the Motions
15 Jun 2017 40th Annual Meeting & Spring Program
06 Apr 2017 Triad Member & Judicial Reception
28 Feb 2017 Video: Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or Order in the Court -- Leland/Wilmington
28 Feb 2017 Video: Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or Order in the Court -- Winston-Salem
27 Feb 2017 Video: Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or Order in the Court--Asheville
22 Feb 2017 That Was the Year That Was - Best of 2016 Video Replay--Charlotte
15 Feb 2017 That Was the Year That Was - Best of 2016 Video Replay--Raleigh
10 Feb 2017 CANCELLED: Best of 2016 Video Replay - Greensboro
27 Jan 2017 2017 Winter Workshop
16 Dec 2016 Video: Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or Order in the Court
14 Dec 2016 Video: Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or Order in the Court
09 Nov 2016 Raleigh Paralegals Lunch 'n Learn: Emerging Ethics - Regulating the 2.0 Frontier
03 Nov 2016 Charlotte Paralegals Lunch 'n Learn: Emerging Ethics - Regulating the 2.0 Frontier
19 Oct 2016 2016 DRI Annual Meeting
06 Oct 2016 Charlotte Member & Judicial Reception
30 Sep 2016 2016 Fall Seminar & Judicial Candidates' Forum
26 Aug 2016 The Nitty Gritty of Discovery
16 Jun 2016 39th Annual Meeting & Spring Program
12 May 2016 Triangle Area Member & Judicial Reception
29 Feb 2016 Video: Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or A Business Court Primer
26 Feb 2016 Video: Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or A Business Court Primer
24 Feb 2016 Video: CANCELLED! Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or A Business Court Primer
23 Feb 2016 Video: 2015 Fall Seminar - Highlights
19 Feb 2016 Video: Cancelled! Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or A Business Court Primer
17 Feb 2016 Video: 2015 Fall Seminar - Highlights
15 Feb 2016 Video: Cancelled! Ethics & Substance Abuse and/or A Business Court Primer
29 Jan 2016 2016 Winter Workshop
04 Dec 2015 A Business Court Primer Video Replay
04 Dec 2015 Ethics & Substance Abuse Video Replay
28 Oct 2015 Member & Judicial Reception in Wilmington
07 Oct 2015 2015 DRI Annual Meeting
25 Sep 2015 2015 Fall Seminar for Insurance Claims Managers & Defense Counsel
27 Aug 2015 Member & Judicial Reception in Asheville
06 Aug 2015 A Business Court Primer
11 Jun 2015 38th Annual Meeting & Spring Program
08 May 2015 Spring Cleaning for Your Construction Case Load
22 Oct 2014 DRI 2014 Annual Meeting
03 Oct 2014 2014 Fall Seminar & Judicial Candidates' Forum
01 Aug 2014 Trial Tactics for Young Lawyers
12 Jun 2014 NCADA 37th Annual Meeting & Spring Program
01 May 2014 Commercial Litigation Seminar
13 Jun 2013 NCADA 36th Annual Meeting
18 Jan 2013 Passage to Professionalism: Navigating
08 Nov 2012 In Defense of Diversity: The Critical Role of White Male Partners
28 Sep 2012 2012 Fall Seminar & Judicial Candidates' Forum
14 Jun 2012 NCADA 35th Annual Meeting
27 Apr 2012 Discovery's Brave New World: The Electronic Audit Trail
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